Miss Mary Jane, I'll tell
you what we'll do, and you won't have to stay at Mr.
Dis is what is gwine to happen, I's gwine as straight to yo' uncle as I kin walk, en tell
him every las' thing I knows 'bout you.
So the Princess stayed with him, and said to the old man, 'Go back to the castle and tell
my parents that I am staying here.
I know I would if I were free, only I don't want to be free My dear, this quite upset me, and I feel I cannot write of happiness just at once, after telling you of it,and I don't wish to tell
of the number Three until it can be all happy.
Would that I were son to one who had grown old upon his own estates, for, since you ask me, there is no more ill-starred man under heaven than he who they tell
me is my father.
But when the wandering Spirit came to her, and asked for what she sought, this season, like the others, could not tell
her where to go; so, giving her a yellow leaf, Autumn said, as she passed on,--
You will be nearly sure to meet one or two old rod-men, sipping their toddy there, and they will tell
you enough fishy stories, in half an hour, to give you indigestion for a month.
Well," she said, "I want to know now why, after keeping silent all this time, you thought it best to tell
me the truth this afternoon?
Of course, Penelope," he said, "I don't expect you to tell
me anything which you feel that you oughtn't to.
I may have been more or less successful--Aynesworth can tell
you that, too.
I will tell
you by-and-by what the reason is," she said.
At first it asks only for stories, then it asks for history for its own sake, and for poetry for its own sake; history, I mean, for the knowledge it gives us of the past; poetry for joy in the beautiful words, and not merely for the stories they tell
Because the evening is the nicest time to tell
I sha'n't tell
you just yet--not till I see if I can bring the thing about.
her I am on my way to the station, to leave for San Francisco, where I shall join that Alaska moose-hunting expedition.