So he went home again; and as he came near he saw his wife Ilsabill sitting on a very lofty throne made of solid gold, with a great crown on her head full two yards high; and on each side of her stood her guards and attendants in a row, each one smaller than the other, from the tallest giant down to a little dwarf no bigger than my finger.
Well, wife,' replied he, 'it is a grand thing to be pope; and now you must be easy, for you can be nothing greater.
wife with the air of a man who felt unaffectedly ashamed of it:
Look at the circumstances as they struck two strangers like my wife and myself.
He did not succeed in adapting his face to the position in which he was placed towards his wife
by the discovery of his fault.
The poor wife told her all that had happened and how she had been told in a dream of the witch's power to help her.
The hunter's wife gave the witch a handsome present, thanked her heartily, and returned home.
She asked me what way that was; I told her marriage was appointed by God; and here we had a strange talk together, indeed, as ever man and wife had, I believe.
This dialogue between Will Atkins and his wife, which I took down in writing just after he told it me, was as follows:-
If she had been a great lady she would have fainted; but as she was only a procurator's wife
, she contented herself saying to the Musketeer with concentrated fury, "Eh, Monsieur Porthos, you don't offer me any holy water?
Bullfrog," replied my wife
, sweetly, "I thought all the world knew that
Without replying either to his wife
or his mother-in-law, Pierre late one night prepared for a journey and started for Moscow to see Joseph Alexeevich.
If you looked into his heart, you would see there a diabolical hatred for his wife
and an infatuated passion for Mrs.
He consented joyfully, but before they were married, the young girl changed my wife
into a hind, and it is she whom you see before you.
as well as myself heard the words, although she did not understand their meaning, and both of us sprang forward in the direction of the sound.