There, I open the caskets
without a key, for I am a trap-door lover and I open and shut what I please and as I please.
Let us see first what is in the other casket
before we begin to be angry,' thought the Emperor, and there came out the nightingale.
Some suitors choose the gold, some the silver casket
, but all, princes, barons, counts, and dukes, alike choose wrong.
Let us see what is in the other casket
, before we get into a bad humor," said the Emperor.
It is impossible,'' she said, tendering back the casket
Anne of Austria re-entered her apartment, and came out again almost immediately, holding a rosewood casket
in her hand, with her cipher encrusted with gold.
There was no longer any doubt: the treasure was there -- no one would have been at such pains to conceal an empty casket
As she refused to give you her heart, it is the more probable that she has it yet in that brilliant casket
you speak of--"
said she; and she took the casket
that the sun had given her, and found that within it lay a dress as dazzling as the sun itself.
Often had I pondered on the odd instructions he had left me governing the construction of his mighty tomb, and especially those parts which directed that he be laid in an OPEN casket
and that the ponderous mechanism which controlled the bolts of the vault's huge door be accessible ONLY FROM THE INSIDE.
Such a little while ago I came to this table with the thought of winning a hundred rubles to buy that casket
for Mamma's name day and then going home.
was soon open before them, and the various jewels spread out, making a bright parterre on the table.
But in his house, the day before yesterday, in his own library, hidden in a casket
which opened only with a secret lock, I found two things.
So he sat at the feet of one awhile, and then he sat awhile at the feet of the other, and at last he applied his ear to the keyhole of the casket
containing the Ashes of Madame Blavatsky.
Removal of the casket
from its box was less easy, but it was taken out, for it was a perquisite of Jess, who carefully unscrewed the cover and laid it aside, exposing the body in black trousers and white shirt.