Merrylegs could not be resisted, so we broke off
our long conversation, and got up our spirits by munching some very sweet apples which lay scattered on the grass.
In a dim way I heard a rifle go off
and continue to go off
'I hope you've got your hair well fastened on?' he continued, as they set off
Thirdly it was impossible, because the military term "to cut off
" has no meaning.
To please you I will change, and give you my fine fat pig for the cow.' 'Heaven reward you for your kindness and self-denial!' said Hans, as he gave the butcher the cow; and taking the pig off
the wheel-barrow, drove it away, holding it by the string that was tied to its leg.
'I don't believe, mother, that harmless cheerfulness and good humour are thought greater sins in Heaven than shirt-collars are, and I do believe that those chaps are just about as right and sensible in putting down the one as in leaving off
the other--that's my belief.
They'll knock us off
the coach.' 'Damme, coachee,' says young my lord, 'you ain't afraid.
I thought it all over, and I reckoned I would walk off
with the gun and some lines, and take to the woods when I run away.
Ten minutes later little Kotick did not recognize his friends any more, for their skins were ripped off
from the nose to the hind flippers, whipped off
and thrown down on the ground in a pile.
He then left his comrades and set off
to rejoin his wife and child among her people; and we understand that, at the time we are writing these pages, he resides at a trading-house established of late by the American Fur Company in the Blackfoot country, where he acts as an interpreter, and has his Indian girl with him.
le Comte de Chagny has really carried Christine Daae off
or not...but I want to know and I believe that, at this moment, no one is more anxious to inform us than his brother....And now he is flying in pursuit of him!
The executioner's argument was, that you couldn't cut off
a head unless there was a body to cut it off
from: that he had never had to do such a thing before, and he wasn't going to begin at HIS time of life.