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Lit·tle

(lit'ĕl),
William J., English surgeon, 1810-1894. See: Little disease.
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I should very much like to be allowed to spend the night there,' thought Little Klaus; and he went and knocked at the door.
Well, I must lie down outside,' said Little Klaus; and the farmer's wife shut the door in his face.
As these people passed him standing still in the court-yard, and one of them turned back to inquire if he could assist him with his services, it came into Arthur Clennam's mind that he would speak to Little Dorrit again before he went away.
He then observed that in the parlour window was a blind with the inscription, MR CRIPPLES's ACADEMY; also in another line, EVENING TUITION; and behind the blind was a little white-faced boy, with a slice of bread-and-butter and a battledore.
He knew what he was talking of; for he had been born under Kala Nag's shadow, had played with the end of his trunk before he could walk, had taken him down to water as soon as he could walk, and Kala Nag would no more have dreamed of disobeying his shrill little orders than he would have dreamed of killing him on that day when Big Toomai carried the little brown baby under Kala Nag's tusks, and told him to salute his master that was to be.
They left a great many odd little foot-marks all over the bed, especially little Benjamin, who was wearing clogs.
Is it true that you have taken my little playfellow?
Yes, Violet,--yes, my little Peony," said their kind mother, "you may go out and play in the new snow.
Once upon a time," said the Linnet, "there was an honest little fellow named Hans.
Eva looked with wonder on their gay faces and bright garments, and in the joy of her heart sang too, and threw crimson fruit for the little folks to feast upon.
Now, little mite of a man, do that likewise,' 'Well thrown,' said the tailor, 'but after all the stone came down to earth again; I will throw you one which shall never come back at all,' and he put his hand into his pocket, took out the bird, and threw it into the air.
So be it, good master," quoth Little John, "yet all the disguise that I wish is a good suit of scarlet instead of this of Lincoln green.