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"Shall I love you?" said the Swallow, who liked to come to the point at once, and the Reed made him a low bow.
This the Scarecrow tried to do; but his padded gloves were too clumsy to clutch so small an object, and he held the box toward the boy while Tip selected one of the pills and swallowed it.
Then the Hunter did as the old woman had told him: he cut open the bird, found its heart, swallowed it, and took the cloak home with him.
"Yes there WAS, my dear Ribby, I am sure I have swallowed it!"
But the swallow said she had been to that country many times and would show them how to get there.
As he swims to land, he is swallowed by the Terrible Shark
And the very first thing I'm going to do is to ask you to swallow these little white pills for me."
In the neighborhood of three hundred years ago the Swallow's Nest and the larger castle between it and Neckarsteinach were owned and occupied by two old knights who were twin brothers, and bachelors.
"Some folks can swallow anything," said Aunt Em, "but to me this seems too much like taking medicine."
A child was brought in, who had swallowed a necklace.'
It was this, if I remember right: Jonah was swallowed by the whale in the Mediterranean Sea, and after three days he was vomited up somewhere within three days' journey of Nineveh, a city on the Tigris, very much more than three days' journey across from the nearest point of the Mediterranean coast.
The disdainful ocean did not open wide to swallow up my audacity, though the ship, the ridiculous and ancient GALERE of my folly, the old, weary, disenchanted sugar-waggon, seemed extremely disposed to open out and swallow up as much salt water as she could hold.