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"Our work is done," whispered the Elves, and with blessings on the two fair flowers, they flew away to other homes;--to a blind old man who dwelt alone with none to love him, till through long years of darkness and of silent sorrow the heart within had grown dim and cold.
They whispered sweet words of comfort,--how, if the darkened eyes could find no light without, within there might be never-failing happiness; gentle feelings and sweet, loving thoughts could make the heart fair, if the gloomy, selfish sorrow were but cast away, and all would be bright and beautiful.
Here you stay." She seemed to recognize me at last, and suddenly still, perfectly firm on her white feet, she let her arms fall and, from an abyss of desolation, whispered, "O!
"There are strange things which happen here," she whispered, "things which neither Gerald nor I understand.
Missile after missile Bulan rained down upon the struggling, howling Dyaks, until, seized by panic, they turned and fled incontinently down into the depths of the canyon and back along the narrow trail they had come, and then superstitious fear completed the rout that the flying rocks had started, for one whispered to another that this was the terrible Bulan and that he had but lured them on into the hills that he might call forth all his demons and destroy them.
"As long as I know that you understand," he whispered. "But of course you do.
"What's `cutterigsloop'?" whispered Gub- Gub, turning to Jip.
`Ere you are, young fellow," he whispered. "You'll know him again - won't you?"
"By Jove, he seems to have a great idea of our power," whispered Hollis, hopelessly.
Becky hesitating, Tom took silence for consent, and passed his arm about her waist and whispered the tale ever so softly, with his mouth close to her ear.
'Slap through the town,' whispered Sikes; 'there'll be nobody in the way, to-night, to see us.'
'He knows nothing of what has happened,'he whispered.