So he made haste, and opened the door quickly, and instead of the wooden doll
, his wife sat in front of the fire.
Perhaps Alice would have liked one to play with, instead of her doll
," said Charley, laughing.
It made me very sorry to consider how good she was and how unworthy of her I was, and I used ardently to hope that I might have a better heart; and I talked it over very often with the dear old doll
, but I never loved my godmother as I ought to have loved her and as I felt I must have loved her if I had been a better girl.
Boris on the contrary at once found his footing, and related quietly and humorously how he had know that doll
Mimi when she was still quite a young lady, before her nose was broken; how she had aged during the five years he had known her, and how her head had cracked right across the skull.
They looked earnestly to discover whom this queen might be, and saw advancing up the room an exquisite wax doll
dressed in dainty fluffs and ruffles and spangled gown.
Ascending the stairs, I found the child waiting for me on the upper landing, with a ragged doll
in her arms.
I don't know; I 'm tired of evwything, 'cause my toys are all bwoken, and my dolls
are all sick but Clawa," moaned Maud, giving a jerk to the Paris doll
which she held upside down by one leg in the most unmaternal manner.
But Ariadne Blish was the worst failure of all, for Rose could not bear the sight of her, and said she was so like a wax doll
she longed to give her a pinch and see if she would squeak.
Now suppose, my dear, that I gave you a pretty doll
in exchange for a lock of your hair, and that after you had received the doll
you smashed it into pieces and destroyed it.
He was no fool though, though a futile idler; he was curiously clever at all kinds of things that couldn't be the slightest use; a sort of impromptu conjuring; making fifteen matches set fire to each other like a regular firework; or cutting a banana or some such thing into a dancing doll
You see I'd wanted a doll
, and father had written them so; but when the barrel came the lady wrote that there hadn't any dolls
come in, but the little crutches had.
The famous little Becky Puppet has been pronounced to be uncommonly flexible in the joints, and lively on the wire; the Amelia Doll
, though it has had a smaller circle of admirers, has yet been carved and dressed with the greatest care by the artist; the Dobbin Figure, though apparently clumsy, yet dances in a very amusing and natural manner; the Little Boys' Dance has been liked by some; and please to remark the richly dressed figure of the Wicked Nobleman, on which no expense has been spared, and which Old Nick will fetch away at the end of this singular performance.
But if the man were to come with the doll
and sit before a man in love, and begin caressing his doll
as the lover caressed the woman he loved, it would be distasteful to the lover.
And that was she,' replied the locksmith; 'and I no sooner whispered to her what the matter was--as softly, Doll
, and with nearly as much art as you could have used yourself--than she gives a kind of scream and faints away.
I had a doll
married, last week, and was obliged to work all night.