He evidently had, for he was soon back with a funny little work-bag, out of which he produced a thimble without a top; and, having threaded his needle, he proceeded to sew on the buttons
so handily that Rose was much impressed and amused.
Listen and comprehend: While the ministers start discussions in the Chambers that are just about as useful and as conclusive as the one we are engaged in, the administration cuts the buttons off the tax-payers.
Poiret shuffles his feet and tries to edge away; Bixiou twists off one button and catches him by another.
Bixiou [twisting off the second button and seizing another].
Soapy had confidence in himself from the lowest button
of his vest upward.
And wherever ye go and show that button, the friends of Alan Breck will come around you.
For all that, when I saw what care he took to pluck out the threads where the button had been cut away, I put a higher value on his gift.
Tupman, as the stranger surveyed himself with great complacency in a cheval glass; 'the first that's been made with our club button
,' and he called his companions' attention to the large gilt button
which displayed a bust of Mr.
I pressed my thumb upon the button which controls the ray of repulsion, that splendid discovery of the Martians which permits them to navigate the thin atmosphere of their planet in huge ships that dwarf the dreadnoughts of our earthly navies into pitiful significance.
With frenzied insistence I continued to press the little button which should have sent us racing out into space, but still the vessel refused to budge.
said Anatole, fingering a button
of his collar that had been wrenched loose with a bit of the cloth.
In which is related how Dorothy Gale of Kansas, The Shaggy Man, Button
Bright, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter met on an Enchanted Road and followed it all the way to the Marvelous Land of Oz.
Two men, one of whom died in England of the small-pox, a boy and a little girl, were originally taken; and we had now on board, York Minster, Jemmy Button (whose name expresses his purchase-money), and Fuegia Basket.
Low, and of Jemmy Button, it is certainly true, that when pressed in winter by hunger, they kill and devour their old women before they kill their dogs: the boy, being asked by Mr.
As the boy read, he kept twisting and trying to tear off a button
that was nearly off his jacket.