However softly I opened the door, an inch at a time, his bright eyes turned to me at once, and he always made the face which means, "What a tremendous adventure
, of course, as we shall see, were of daily occurrence; but about this time Peter invented, with Wendy's help, a new game that fascinated him enormously, until he suddenly had no more interest in it, which, as you have been told, was what always happened with his games.
"And what with your arriving in a gale," he broke in, "fresh from the wreck of the schooner, landing on the beach in a whale-boat full of picturesque Tahitian sailors, and coming into the bungalow with a Baden-Powell on your head, sea-boots on your feet, and a whacking big Colt's dangling on your hip--why, I am only too ready to admit that you were the quintessence of adventure."
"It's mere simple arithmetic-- the adding of your adventure and my adventure together.
Rarely did the arch sprite Adventure need to beckon twice to Rudolf Steiner, his true follower.
Standing aside from the rush, the young man made a rapid estimate of the building in which he conceived that his adventure must lie.
"Doesn't it depend a little on what you call adventures
With this permission Sancho settled himself as comfortably as he could on his beast, and taking out of the alforjas what he had stowed away in them, he jogged along behind his master munching deliberately, and from time to time taking a pull at the bota with a relish that the thirstiest tapster in Malaga might have envied; and while he went on in this way, gulping down draught after draught, he never gave a thought to any of the promises his master had made him, nor did he rate it as hardship but rather as recreation going in quest of adventures
, however dangerous they might be.
Now, indeed, was Tarzan sure that this was a sleep adventure
, and so grinned largely as the giant gorilla bore him, unresisting, away.
As we read it we forget altogether that it is only a story, we feel sure that Crusoe really lived, that all his adventures
And then when you read a little further you will discover that the Doctor is not merely a peg on whom to hang exciting and various adventures
but that he is himself a man of original and lively character.
But after making six books about the adventures
of those interesting but queer people who live in the Land of Oz, the Historian learned with sorrow that by an edict of the Supreme Ruler, Ozma of Oz, her country would thereafter be rendered invisible to all who lived outside its borders and that all communication with Oz would, in the future, be cut off.