When the hunter did not come home in the evening his wife grew very anxious, and when his game bag was found close to the mill-pond she guessed at once
what had befallen him.
He then ordered one of his ministers to fetch the physician, who came at once.
He came out at once in smoke, and then, having resumed his proper form, the first thing he did was to kick the vase into the sea.
This change of weather had an odd effect upon the crowd, the whole of which was at once put into new commotion, and overshadowed by a world of umbrellas.
With a half shriek of joy the old man forced a passage within, resumed at once his original bearing, and stalked backward and forward, without apparent object, among the throng.
He had often had the experience of suddenly in a discussion grasping what it was his opponent liked and at once liking it too, and immediately he found himself agreeing, and then all arguments fell away as useless.
But directly he began to illustrate his meaning, she understood at once.
He stepped back, let it fall, and at once
bent over her face; she was dead.
There was no time to be lost; he durst not linger any longer in that public spot; and whether he had recourse to dignity or conciliation, the remedy must be applied at once
Anna Maria was about to argue the point, when all at once
there began to be other sounds up above--the rasping noise of a saw; and the noise of a little dog, scratching and yelping!