I hadn't any material to waste on puffed sleeves. I think they are ridiculous-looking things anyhow.
"I did hope there would be a white one with puffed sleeves," she whispered disconsolately.
Hilda smiled up at him beautifully and put her hand on his sleeve
. "Oh, Bartley!
The ribbon was pulled out of Topsy's own sleeve, yet was she not in the least disconcerted; she only looked at it with an air of the most surprised and unconscious innocence.
"I never seed dat ar,--it must a got caught in my sleeve. Miss Feeley must have left it on the bed, and it got caught in the clothes, and so got in my sleeve."
She wore a dirty apron, and the sleeves
of her cotton dress were turned up above her elbows; she had curling pins in her hair.
Marie obeyed, and, the hooks still dangling from her sleeves, made a short run to Billikens, into whose arms she threw herself, her own arms folding him about the neck as she exclaimed before she kissed him:
They must go up your sleeves the moment you let go.--Try it again.
'Goodbye, Gretel.' 'Goodbye, Hans.' Hans takes the knife, sticks it in his sleeve
, and goes home.
"That's a true friend!" said Helene beaming, and again touching Bilibin's sleeve
. "But I love them, you know, and don't want to distress either of them.
So I washed it nicely, and we fussed and planned, but it came short by half of one sleeve
. I gave it up, but Kit went to work and matched every scrap that was left so neatly that she got out the half sleeve
, put it on the under side, and no one was the wiser.
Odsbodikins, it was but a dull lie, a most indifferent invention, but you should have seen them seize it and swallow it, in the frenzy of their fright, as it were sal- vation sent from heaven; and all the while was I laughing in my sleeve
the one moment, to see them so cheaply deceived, and glorifying God the next, that He was content to let the meanest of His creatures be His instrument to the saving of thy life.