We were to do all the important things precisely as they are done every evening at his own home, and so I am in a puzzle to know how it was such an adventure
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.
But each of them had a prize to win, a goal to kick, an axe to grind, a race to run, a new thrust in tierce to deliver, a name to carve, a crow to pick--so they were not followers of true adventure
'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
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.
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.
It is perhaps the last instance of a Pretender's adventure
for a Crown that History will have to record with the usual grave moral disapproval tinged by a shamefaced regret for the departing romance.
But all men of worship said it was merry to be under such a chieftain that would put his person in adventure
as other poor knights did.
He could not conceive of the possibility of apparently having passed through such a weird adventure
in which there was no grain of truth.
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.