He flung the fire pot
on the ground, and some of the red coals lit a tuft of dried moss that flared up, as all the Council drew back in terror before the leaping flames.
They started off, and when they reached it they found the pot
in its place, but quite empty!
MacDonald counted his cards carefully, to make doubles sure it was not a foul hand, wrote a sum on a paper slip, and slid it into the pot
, with the simple utterance:-
When Iris came back she missed the pot
of gold and of course she was in a sad way about it.
If there aren't openers for a long time, the pot
grows to tremendous proportions.
was boiling the whole evening, and the whole of the following day.
With evidences of great discomfort, and even pain, he would crawl toward the pot
and drag himself slowly to his knees, from which position he could reach into the receptacle and seize a piece of meat.
And all this while she would be performing astounding feats with orders of pork and beans, pot
roasts, ham-and, sausage-and-the-wheats, and any quantity of things on the iron and in the pan and straight up and on the side.
Bending her curly black head, she pressed her forehead against a cool watering pot
that stood on the parapet, and both her lovely hands, with the rings he knew so well, clasped the pot
However, as the sun baked these two very dry and hard, I lifted them very gently up, and set them down again in two great wicker baskets, which I had made on purpose for them, that they might not break; and as between the pot
and the basket there was a little room to spare, I stuffed it full of the rice and barley straw; and these two pots
being to stand always dry I thought would hold my dry corn, and perhaps the meal, when the corn was bruised.
The boulders discovered in the pots
had traveled a great distance, for there is no rock like them nearer than the distant Rhone Glacier.
Each of these pretty homes had a garden in front fenced with white palings and opulently stocked with hollyhocks, marigolds, touch-me-nots, prince's-feathers, and other old-fashioned flowers; while on the windowsills of the houses stood wooden boxes containing moss rose plants and terra-cotta pots
in which grew a breed of geranium whose spread of intensely red blossoms accented the prevailing pink tint of the rose-clad house-front like an explosion of flame.
The first thing that presented itself to Sancho's eyes was a whole ox spitted on a whole elm tree, and in the fire at which it was to be roasted there was burning a middling-sized mountain of faggots, and six stewpots that stood round the blaze had not been made in the ordinary mould of common pots
, for they were six half wine-jars, each fit to hold the contents of a slaughter-house; they swallowed up whole sheep and hid them away in their insides without showing any more sign of them than if they were pigeons.
He gathered the empty pails and cooking pots
together and opened the door.
Let the pots
and all the dishes turn out well and be well fired: let them fetch good prices and be sold in plenty in the market, and plenty in the streets.