began with David's coming to me at the unwonted hour of six P.M., carrying what looked like a packet of sandwiches, but proved to be his requisites for the night done up in a neat paper parcel.
The extraordinary upshot of this adventure
was -- but we have not decided yet that this is the adventure
we are to narrate.
I tell you I am disgusted with this adventure
tom-foolery and rot.
In the big city the twin spirits Romance and Adventure
are always abroad seeking worthy wooers.
's a relation; the relation's an adventure
The friars, though going the same road, were not in her company; but the moment Don Quixote perceived them he said to his squire, "Either I am mistaken, or this is going to be the most famous adventure
that has ever been seen, for those black bodies we see there must be, and doubtless are, magicians who are carrying off some stolen princess in that coach, and with all my might I must undo this wrong."
But you will see, when you begin to read the story, that Toto was in Kansas while Dorothy was in California, and so she had to start on her adventure
He was afraid the adventure
on which he had set out would be spoiled, that he would lose courage and turn back.
But the incidents of his adventure
grew sensibly sharper and clearer under the attrition of thinking them over, and so he presently found himself leaning to the impression that the thing might not have been a dream, after all.
This, his first great adventure
, as he calls it, begins in Marseilles.
He could not conceive of the possibility of apparently having passed through such a weird adventure
in which there was no grain of truth.
For who does not know Robinson Crusoe, or, as the first title ran, "The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures
of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, who lived eight-and-twenty years all alone in an uninhabited Island on the Coast of America near the Mouth of the great River Oroonoque, having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men perished but himself.
MAINLY the Round Table talk was monologues -- narrative accounts of the adventures
in which these prisoners were captured and their friends and backers killed and stripped of their steeds and armor.
The imagination of the author must be a child's imagination and yet maturely consistent, so that the White Queen in "Alice," for instance, is seen just as a child would see her, but she continues always herself through all her distressing adventures
. The supreme touch of the white rabbit pulling on his white gloves as he hastens is again absolutely the child's vision, but the white rabbit as guide and introducer of Alice's adventures
belongs to mature grown insight.
Author of Father Goose-His Book; The Wizard of Oz; The Magical Monarch of Mo; The Enchanted Isle of Yew; The Life and Adventures
of Santa Claus; Dot and Tot of Merryland etc.