Then the big pipes are filled and lighted, and the pleasant chat goes round in musical undertone; while, in the pauses of our talk, the river, playing round the boat, prattles strange old tales and secrets, sings low the old child's song that it has sung so many thousand years - will sing so many thousand years to come, before its voice grows harsh and old - a song that we, who have learnt to love its changing face, who have so often nestled on its yielding bosom, think, somehow, we understand, though we could not tell you in mere words the story that we listen to.
I know a place round the corner here, where you can get a drop of the finest Scotch whisky you ever tasted - put you right in less than no time."
This sounded nonsense, but Alice very obediently got up, and carried the dish round
, and the cake divided itself into three pieces as she did so.
The minute, however, the latter has reached the flock, he turns round and begins to bark, and then all the house-dogs take very quickly to their heels.
The Gaucho picks out a full-grown colt; and as the beast rushes round the circus he throws his lazo so as to catch both the front legs.
'You've ben out four rounds
, only nobody knows it except me.
"Spring has forgotten this garden," they cried, "so we will live here all the year round." The Snow covered up the grass with her great white cloak, and the Frost painted all the trees silver.
He was so small that he could not reach up to the branches of the tree, and he was wandering all round it, crying bitterly.
Between the well and the Round Pond are the cricket-pitches, and frequently the choosing of sides exhausts so much time that there is scarcely any cricket.
It is round because it is in the very middle of the Gardens, and when you are come to it you never want to go any farther.
The privileged persons who had duties to perform within the inclosure, looked all round it; and disappeared one after another.
He looked round him to apply for information once more.