What tragic dignity, for example, can
be wrought into a scene like this
You wonder where he can
have gotten them or rather you would wonder, if the excitement of being in his presence left you time to think of such things.
A mule which had attracted attention from the beginning by its disposition to experiment, tried to eat a five-pound can
No, I've put it away in the right-hand parlour; but let it be till I can
fetch it and show it you.
This letter of yours, Gertrude, makes me feel that nothing that the world may do can
hurt me now.
I'll keep my word, but when a body gets to figuring and sees all that can
be built with that same money, it seems mighty foolish to put it into something that you don't really need.
Cecil glanced at them as he proceeded to his toilet and they impeded Mary with her brood of hot-water cans
Each pailful was poured into tall cans
that stood in a large spring-waggon which had been brought upon the scene; and when they were milked the cows trailed away.
And now that you have come, scarce can
I believe it.
For thus it was: at the sight of these two roads, two voices began to alarum within him, the one crying, "There lies the road to the Blue Boar Inn, a can
of brown October, and a merry night with sweet companions such as thou mayst find there"; the other, "There lies the way to Ancaster and the duty thou art sent upon.
So now when I enter the bedroom with the tray, on my arm is that badge of pride, the towel; and I approach with prim steps to inform Madam that breakfast is ready, and she puts on the society manner and addresses me as 'Sir,' and asks with cruel sarcasm for what purpose (except to boast) I carry the towel, and I say 'Is there anything more I can
do for Madam?
She says we can
do nothing to oppose our enemies," announced the Tin Woodman.