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On the arrival of Tom and his friends at the Indian's hut, Goosal told, in language which Professor Bumper could understand, the ancient legend of the buried city as he had had it from his grandfather.
And if it just happens so that I don't get away, but get took up along with them, you must up and say I told you the whole thing beforehand, and you must stand by me all you can.
Have I told you already that I went to Aldborough to try and find a clew to your whereabouts?
When her husband next went away for one day, she told on slave to turn under the bird's cage a hand-mill; another to throw water down from above the cage, and a third to take a mirror and turn it in front of its eyes, from left to right by the light of a candle.
Her mother was still more angry because she had not been told sooner, ran into her daughter's room where the crab-shell was still lying, took it up and threw it into the fire.
Morris telling us his stories, and Arthur never told any, and yet.
Phemius was still singing, and his hearers sat rapt in silence as he told the sad tale of the return from Troy, and the ills Minerva had laid upon the Achaeans.
Good little Ripple," said the Queen, when she had told her all, "your promise never can be kept; there is no power below the sea to work this charm, and you can never reach the Fire-Spirits' home, to win from them a flame to warm the little body into life.
But Charley was of opinion that, if a story must be told, it had better be told by Grandfather than little Alice.
No," he continues thoughtfully; "I shouldn't believe it myself if anybody told it to me, but it's a fact, for all that.
We have been told," Princess Mary interrupted her, "that you lost two millions in Moscow.
You were told always that your father had died in prison.