And he lifted his assegai to throw it through the bundle
Presently a cheering idea occurred to him: after so large a breakfast, Jacob would be sure to go to sleep in the cart; you see at once that David meant to seize his bundle
, jump out, and be free.
Here is a small burnt patch of flooring; here is the tinder from a little bundle
of burnt paper, but not so light as usual, seeming to be steeped in something; and here is--is it the cinder of a small charred and broken log of wood sprinkled with white ashes, or is it coal?
Excuse me," said the red-nosed man to the young fellow with the bundle
, rather suddenly; "whom have I the honour to be talking to?
So now they went on again and coming presently to a pond of muddy water they tied a heavy stone to the bundle
of quills and sunk it to the bottom of the pond, to avoid carrying it farther.
He snatched up her bundle
of blankets, and outside the cabin door his own as well.
So it was that old Til might well have quailed in her tattered sandals had she but even vaguely guessed the thoughts which passed in De Vac's mind; but the extra gold pieces he dropped into her withered palm as she delivered the bundle
to him, together with the promise of more, quite effectually won her loyalty and her silence for the time being.
Taking the basket on one arm and the bundle
on the other, he strode away towards the traitorous smell, looking as fierce as a lion, while Rose marched behind under her umbrella.
Once he was made to get out of the carriage, and slept through a night on a bench in a house of bricks with his bundle
under his head; and once for many hours he had to sit on a floor of flat stones dozing, with his knees up and with his bundle
between his feet.
a match might afford her a world of comfort, if she only dared take a single one out of the bundle
, draw it against the wall, and warm her fingers by it.
First she gathered it together, stuck the fork into it, then with a rapid, supple movement leaned the whole weight of her body on it, and at once with a bend of her back under the red belt she drew herself up, and arching her full bosom under the white smock, with a smart turn swung the fork in her arms, and flung the bundle
of hay high onto the cart.
Durdles has stopped and backed a little (Deputy, attentive to all his movements, immediately skirmishing into the road), and was looking about for some ledge or corner to place his bundle
on, when thus relieved of it.
There was a little bundle
of old letters which he put aside.
Wandering thus about, I knew not whither, I passed by an apothecary's shop in Leadenhall Street, when I saw lie on a stool just before the counter a little bundle
wrapped in a white cloth; beyond it stood a maid-servant with her back to it, looking towards the top of the shop, where the apothecary's apprentice, as I suppose, was standing upon the counter, with his back also to the door, and a candle in his hand, looking and reaching up to the upper shelf for something he wanted, so that both were engaged mighty earnestly, and nobody else in the shop.
John Chivery, in his best clothes, with his tall hat under his arm, his ivory-handled cane genteelly embarrassing his deportment, and a bundle
of cigars in his hand!