Observing her shabby clothes, my brother thought that her gratitude was in reality a hint that he should give her some money to buy some new ones, so he held out two pieces
As soon as he saw that piece
of wood, Mastro Cherry was filled with joy.
It was not so very difficult, now that they had a hint as to how the man was dressed, to find the other pieces
belonging to him, and as all of them now worked on the cook, trying piece
to see if it would fit, they finally had the cook set up complete.
So when the day approached he put on his invisible belt, took a sack of gold pieces
with him, and slipping into her room in the middle of the night, he placed the bag of gold beside her bed and returned to his sheep.
I had the biggest magazine of all kinds now that ever was laid up, I believe, for one man: but I was not satisfied still, for while the ship sat upright in that posture, I thought I ought to get everything out of her that I could; so every day at low water I went on board, and brought away something or other; but particularly the third time I went I brought away as much of the rigging as I could, as also all the small ropes and rope-twine I could get, with a piece
of spare canvas, which was to mend the sails upon occasion, and the barrel of wet gunpowder.
she must endure the whole horrid thing again.
*The exact definition of a piece
of matter as a construction will be given later.
It was not really a piece
of paper; it was the Never bird, making desperate efforts to reach Peter on the nest.
There was an agreeable little surprise in the way of certain love passages between the desponding captive and Miss Snevellicci, and the comic fighting-man and Miss Bravassa; besides which, Mr Lenville had several very tragic scenes in the dark, while on throat-cutting expeditions, which were all baffled by the skill and bravery of the comic fighting-man (who overheard whatever was said all through the piece
) and the intrepidity of Miss Snevellicci, who adopted tights, and therein repaired to the prison of her captive lover, with a small basket of refreshments and a dark lantern.
Having travelled some days, we were met by the King's brother, to whom, by the advice of Chec Furt, whose intent in following us was to squeeze all he could from us; we presented some pieces
of Chinese workmanship, such as cases of boxes, a standish, and some earthenware, together with several pieces
of painted calico, which were so much more agreeable, that he desired some other pieces
instead of our Chinese curiosities; we willingly made the exchange.
Oxen and wain-ropes would not bring me back again to that accursed island; and the worst dreams that ever I have are when I hear the surf booming about its coasts or start upright in bed with the sharp voice of Captain Flint still ringing in my ears: "Pieces
One player has twenty black pieces
, the other, twenty orange pieces