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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Everything that was peculiar and displeasing in them--that Kay knew how to imitate: and at such times all the people said, "The boy is certainly very clever!" But it was the glass he had got in his eye; the glass that was sticking in his heart, which made him tease even little Gerda, whose whole soul was devoted to him.
"Look, how clever!" said Kay. "That's much more interesting than real flowers!
It was not long after this, that Kay came one day with large gloves on, and his little sledge at his back, and bawled right into Gerda's ears, "I have permission to go out into the square where the others are playing"; and off he was in a moment.
The sledge drove round the square twice, and Kay tied on his sledge as quickly as he could, and off he drove with it.
The Snow Queen kissed Kay once more, and then he forgot little Gerda, grandmother, and all whom he had left at his home.
And anon he made Sir Kay to swear upon a book how he came to that sword.
"'Sir,' said Sir Kay, 'by my brother Arthur, for he brought it to me.'
When I came home for my brother's sword, I found no body at home to deliver me his sword, and so I thought my brother Sir Kay should not go swordless, and so I came hither eagerly and pulled it out of the stone without any pain.'
"'Now essay,' said Sir Ector unto Sir Kay. And anon he pulled at the sword with all his might, but it would not be.
"And therewithall Sir Ector knelt down to the earth, and Sir Kay."
Kay had been apprehensive at first about taking in Pansy, having never had a dog before, but things had happened so quickly after her nan's fall that she felt it was the only option.
According to the research, over the last year, willingness to work for Mary Kay increased by 6.2 percent, the largest improvement among all the companies measured in the Global RepTrakA(r) 100 study.