Suddenly, the stranger woman whom we have described, and who had, in the course of her work, come near enough to hear Tom's last words, raised her heavy black eyes, and fixed them, for a second, on him; then, taking a quantity of cotton from her basket
, she placed it in his.
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.
The boy took up the basket
, and as he set out the notes of a brass band were heard from the direction of the village.
Good went next, and I came last, carrying the basket
, and on reaching the bottom lit one of the two remaining matches.
It was not until the basket
had arrived within a few feet of the Gizbarim that a low grunt betrayed to their perception a hog of no common size.
But the incident on her waking this morning heightened her dread of that time when her money would be all gone; she would have to sell her basket
and clothes then, and she would really look like a beggar or a wild woman, as the man had said.
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
Her hands were small, and she kept them folded over the handle of her basket
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.