Before the day was through, her basket
was filled, crowded down, and piled, and she had several times put largely into Tom's.
What on earth is that at the bottom of your basket
Bullfrog," said my wife, coolly taking the basket
from my hands and replacing it on the front seat.
I cannot draw you a picture of Peter and Benjamin underneath the basket
, because it was quite dark, and because the smell of onions was fearful; it made Peter Rabbit and little Benjamin cry.
"Now take up that basket
, and goo on to Marlott, and when you've come to The Pure Drop Inn, tell 'em to send a horse and carriage to me immed'ately, to carry me hwome.
Good went next, and I came last, carrying the basket
, and on reaching the bottom lit one of the two remaining matches.
"They have given the signal at last!" cried the Pharisee "they have given the signal at last!pull away, Abel-Phittim!-and thou, Buzi-Ben-Levi, pull away!-for verily the Philistines have either still hold upon the basket
, or the Lord hath softened their hearts to place therein a beast of good weight!" And the Gizbarim pulled away, while their burden swung heavily upward through the still increasing mist.
She set down her basket
, and then sank down herself on the grass, trembling.
Grimaud understood that it was to be a breakfast on the grass, took the basket
, packed up the viands, added the bottles, and then took the basket
on his arm.
The old man, who seemed to understand what she wanted, vanished into the house, and returned bringing a large jar of wine, which the porter placed in his basket
. Then the lady signed to him to follow, and they went their way.
Her hands were small, and she kept them folded over the handle of her basket
. Her feet were broad and coarse.
"I am glad," said Lady Middleton to Lucy, "you are not going to finish poor little Annamaria's basket
this evening; for I am sure it must hurt your eyes to work filigree by candlelight.