'I was in at him at nine, and he said, "In five minutes," so I put the steak on the brander, but I've been in thrice since then, and every time he says, "In five minutes," and when I try to take the table-cover off, he presses his elbows hard on it, and growls.
'In five minutes!' I cry, but when I see that it is she I rise and put my arm round her.
They were a girls' school out for a walk with the governess, and all wearing hyacinth gowns, when she suddenly put her finger to her mouth, and then they all stood still on an empty bed and pretended to be hyacinths.
You have probably observed that your baby-sister wants to do all sorts of things that your mother and her nurse want her not to do: to stand up at sitting-down time, and to sit down at standing-up time, for instance, or to wake up when she should fall asleep, or to crawl on the floor when she is wearing her best frock, and so on, and perhaps you put this down to naughtiness.
Nat didn't look when we put
the witch pie in Jim's pan; and we put
the three tin plates in the bottom of the pan under the vittles; and so Jim got everything all right, and as soon as he was by himself he busted into the pie and hid the rope ladder inside of his straw tick, and scratched some marks on a tin plate and throwed it out of the window-hole.
I loved the dim superstition, the propitiatory intent, that had put
the grave there; and still more I loved the spirit that could not carry out the sentence-- the error from the surveyed lines, the clemency of the soft earth roads along which the home-coming wagons rattled after sunset.
'They would often put their children - particular their little girls,' said Mr.
I laid my trembling hand upon the hand he put before his face.
At this point, Joe greatly augmented my curiosity by taking the utmost pains to open his mouth very wide, and to put
it into the form of a word that looked to me like "sulks." Therefore, I naturally pointed to Mrs.
I am as rickety as a hackney-coach, I'm as sleepy as laudanum, my lines is strained to that degree that I shouldn't know, if it wasn't for the pain in 'em, which was me and which somebody else, yet I'm none the better for it in pocket; and it's my suspicion that you've been at it from morning to night to prevent me from being the better for it in pocket, and I won't put
up with it, Aggerawayter, and what do you say now!"
the pie into the lower oven; the door was very stiff.
"Well," said he, "you must keep an eye to the mare, and put
the check-rein easy; I dare say they will do very well with a little humoring at first.