of life that was spread out before me seemed dull and commonplace only because I had not fathomed its deeper import.
It will be impossible for anyone who has read this book not to believe in the existence of the pushmi-pullyu, who would be credible enough even were there no drawing of it, but the picture on page
145 settles the matter of his truth once and for all.
Well then, miss," said the page
, "come and show me where your mother is, for I bring her a letter and a present from your father.
He looked at the page
sharply, and the other returned the glance, straight and unafraid.
He never read them, for he had long lost the habit of reading, but he liked to turn the pages
, look at the illustrations if they were illustrated, and mend the bindings.
Then up spake the other yeoman, who was a handsome fellow with sunburned face and nut-brown, curling hair, "Thou hast an honest look, Sir Page
, and our Queen is kind and true to all stout yeomen.
corner' and the stakes at cards meant, but carrying forward to another page
I don't understand at all," said he to himself, and after that he did not meddle in business affairs.
Passing her desk, once, he picked up a volume of Kipling's poems and glanced bepuzzled through the pages
This time it implied a compliment to the writer: the page
Turning to the Third Act, Henry looked wearily at the pages
as he let them slip through his fingers.
I had filled one page
of the pocket-book, and had just turned to the next, when I became conscious of a difficulty in fixing my attention on the subject that was before it.
The less there is of that false and hateful Indictment on this page
, the better and truer the page
will look, to
The names begin to appear fast and furiously, flashing from legal page
to legal page
and in a flash vanishing.
The first thing we hear of him is that he was a page
in the house of the Princess Elizabeth, the wife of Prince Lionel, who was the third son of Edward III.
It was called simply The Life-Book of Captain Jim, and on the title page
the names of Owen Ford and James Boyd were printed as collaborators.