Dorothy stepped inside the little room to get a back view of the copper man, and in this way discovered a printed card that hung between his shoulders, it being suspended from a small copper peg at the back of his neck.
gasped the yellow hen, in amazement; "if the copper man can do half of these things he is a very wonderful machine.
If he rubbed once, the dog that sat on the chest of copper appeared; if he rubbed twice, there came the dog that watched over the silver chest; and if he rubbed three times, the one that guarded the gold appeared.
They all say she is very pretty, but what's the use of that if she has to sit for ever in the great copper castle with all the towers?
So, for want of better, I talked to myself; I declaimed in the copper
box which covered my head, thereby expending more air in vain words than was perhaps wise.
There was something so natural and winning in Clara's resigned way of looking at these stores in detail, as Herbert pointed them out, - and something so confiding, loving, and innocent, in her modest manner of yielding herself to Herbert's embracing arm - and something so gentle in her, so much needing protection on Mill Pond Bank, by Chinks's Basin, and the Old Green Copper Rope-Walk, with Old Barley growling in the beam - that I would not have undone the engagement between her and Herbert, for all the money in the pocket-book I had never opened.
When I had taken leave of the pretty gentle dark-eyed girl, and of the motherly woman who had not outlived her honest sympathy with a little affair of true love, I felt as if the Old Green Copper Rope-Walk had grown quite a different place.
I will make no medicine," he said, "until I have the goats and the mat and the copper wire.
Bukawai, fearful lest he should lose any recompense, followed Momaya with the intention of persuading her to part with her ornaments of copper and iron against her return with the price of the medicine--to pay, as it were, for an option on his services as one pays a retaining fee to an attorney, for, like an attorney, Bukawai knew the value of his medicine and that it was well to collect as much as possible in advance.
For two days after my arrival at the Copper
Beeches my life was very quiet; on the third, Mrs.
The problem, therefore, was either to make steel wire a better conductor, or to produce a copper
wire that would be strong enough.
Then he unlocked the copper
chest and lifted the lid, and Dorothy saw it was full of shining tools of all sorts and shapes.