On this occasion she asked me very craftily when grandfather expected to begin
Now a good many of the guests have finished, and, since there is no pretense of ceremony, the banquet begins to break up.
The ceremony begins again--but there are few now left to dance with, and so very soon the collection is over and promiscuous dances once more begin.
Sometimes he would sit backward, with his face to the horse's tail and sides, and then, with a whoop and a somerset, come right side up in his place again, and, drawing on a grave face, begin
to lecture Andy in high-sounding tones for laughing and playing the fool.
That tailor Billings, from Tennessee, wrote poetry that Homer and Shakespeare couldn't begin
to come up to; but nobody would print it, nobody read it but his neighbors, an ignorant lot, and they laughed at it.
The Dormouse had closed its eyes by this time, and was going off into a doze; but, on being pinched by the Hatter, it woke up again with a little shriek, and went on: `--that begins
with an M, such as mouse-traps, and the moon, and memory, and muchness-- you know you say things are "much of a muchness"--did you ever see such a thing as a drawing of a muchness?
This was done by means of the "Returns", a poem in five books ascribed to Agias or Hegias of Troezen, which begins
where the "Sack of Troy" ends.
And I, of course, shall be panic-stricken as usual, I shall begin
bowing and scraping before her and pulling my dressing-gown round me, I shall begin
smiling, telling lies.
For either some persons, who envy them the honours they have acquired, will begin
to be seditious, or they, on account of the dignity they have acquired, will not be content with their former equality.
Monsieur," he said, turning towards one of his neighbors, a fine, big man, with a patient face, "suppose we begin
The little kitten brightened, its eyes shone, and it seemed ready to lift its tail, jump down on its soft paws, and begin
playing with the ball of worsted as a kitten should.
Not until I had drunk a pint of it did the words begin
to reel off, and the thousand were reeled off to the tune of numerous pints.
It isn't manners for us to begin
, you know,' said the Rose,
Three times they were ranged ready to start, but each time some horse thrust itself out of line, and they had to begin
The next morning I begin
to consider of means to put this resolve into execution; but I was at a great loss about my tools.