enough, too," I ventured to reply; "but I was always under the impression that an angel had wings."
This is not such a nice place for a girl as for a young man, and the Desmonds thought it EXCEEDINGLY ODD
that mamma should wish me to come here.
As I stared at them, they met my gaze; and then first one and then another turned away from my direct stare, and looked at me in an odd
, furtive manner.
"How very odd
!" said she, in a low and disappointed voice, as she turned away to the window.
Well, it is odd
and sad that our minds should be such seed-beds, and we without power to choose the seed.
As she stood on the stone floor she looked a very small, odd
little black figure, and she felt as small and lost and odd
as she looked.
"No sir," he said: "not mad; but it is an odd
Half-done!' answered the mouse, 'they are such odd
names, they make me very thoughtful.' 'You sit at home,' said the cat, 'in your dark-grey fur coat and long tail, and are filled with fancies, that's because you do not go out in the daytime.' During the cat's absence the mouse cleaned the house, and put it in order, but the greedy cat entirely emptied the pot of fat.
To these people, native and European, he was a queer fish, but they were used to queer fish, and they took him for granted; the world was full of odd
persons, who did odd
things; and perhaps they knew that a man is not what he wants to be, but what he must be.
The outcome of it was that of these two odd
persons having equally odd
notions of duty, the one went to California, as the interest of his client required, and the other remained at home in compliance with a wish that her husband was scarcely conscious of entertaining.
Containing little more than a few odd
"He was fourandtwenty the 8th of last June, and my birthday is the 23rd just a fortnight and a day's differencewhich is very odd