LUCIE scrambled up the stile with the bundle
in her hand; and then she turned to say "Good-night," and to thank the washer-woman-- But what a VERY odd thing!
The woman was young, but of a robust and hardy make, as she need have been to bear the weight of the heavy bundle
which was strapped to her back.
"I liked the place where the bundles
fell off and tumbled downstairs," said Meg.
But the bundle
of medicines that held the living one I fastened across my shoulders.
You go away when the match burns out; you vanish like the warm stove, like the delicious roast goose, and like the magnificent Christmas tree!" And she rubbed the whole bundle
of matches quickly against the wall, for she wanted to be quite sure of keeping her grandmother near her.
So it was that old Til might well have quailed in her tattered sandals had she but even vaguely guessed the thoughts which passed in De Vac's mind; but the extra gold pieces he dropped into her withered palm as she delivered the bundle
to him, together with the promise of more, quite effectually won her loyalty and her silence for the time being.
With that Uncle Alec slipped round to the front of the tent and, casting in the big bundle
like a bomb-shell, roared out, in a voice of thunder
He snatched up her bundle
of blankets, and outside the cabin door his own as well.
But give ME the bundle
," he added, trying to reach it from the fork, where it hung high above Jacob's tall shoulder.
At his request I next collected the other papers--that is to say, the bundle
of letters, the unfinished book and the volumes of the Diary-- and enclosed them all in one wrapper, sealed with my own seal.
One morning I made a rent in this mantle; and to show the islanders with what facility it could be repaired, I lowered my bundle
, and taking from it a needle and thread, proceeded to stitch up the opening.
'Damn your bundle
, sir!' cried Mr Dorrit, in irrepressible rage.
Holmes took a swift glance round, and then pounced upon a sodden bundle
tied together with cord which lay where it had been thrust under the writing table.
He held a bundle
made up of an old faded silk handkerchief that apparently contained all his travelling wardrobe, and wore thick shoes and gaiters, his whole appearance being very un-Russian.
Wandering thus about, I knew not whither, I passed by an apothecary's shop in Leadenhall Street, when I saw lie on a stool just before the counter a little bundle
wrapped in a white cloth; beyond it stood a maid-servant with her back to it, looking towards the top of the shop, where the apothecary's apprentice, as I suppose, was standing upon the counter, with his back also to the door, and a candle in his hand, looking and reaching up to the upper shelf for something he wanted, so that both were engaged mighty earnestly, and nobody else in the shop.