"And what does your master want with me?" said the carpenter to Mr.
"Well, well, friend Scipio; let your master know that I'm coming," said the carpenter with a laugh.
This young Matthew Maule, the carpenter, it must be observed, was a person little understood, and not very generally liked, in the town where he resided; not that anything could be alleged against his integrity, or his skill and diligence in the handicraft which he exercised.
Miss Carpenter, the largest of the three, was red and confused.
"I am especially surprised at you, Miss Carpenter. Since you have no desire to keep faith with me by upholding the rules, of which you are quite old enough to understand the necessity, I shall not trouble you with reproaches, or appeals to which I am now convinced that you would not respond," (here Miss Carpenter, with an inarticulate protest, burst into tears); "but you should at least think of the danger into which your juniors are led by your childishness.
"I didn't think there was any danger," said Miss Carpenter, struggling with her tears.
The Walrus and the Carpenter Were walking close at hand; They wept like anything to see Such quantities of sand: "If this were only cleared away," They said, "it WOULD be grand!" "If seven maids with seven mops Swept it for half a year, Do you suppose," the Walrus said, "That they could get it clear?" "I doubt it," said the Carpenter, And shed a bitter tear.
'He ate more than the Carpenter, though,' said Tweedledee.
The carpenter had once been a prisoner in Andersonville prison and had lost a brother.
Concerning the old carpenter who fixed the bed for the writer, I only mentioned him because he, like many of what are called very common people, became the nearest thing to what is understandable and lovable of all the grotesques in the writer's book.
Little low hedges, round, like welts, with some pretty pyramids, I like well; and in some places, fair columns upon frames of carpenter
We had been driven far south - much farther that way than we had meant to go; and suddenly, up there in the slings of the foreyard, in the midst of our work, I felt my shoulder gripped with such force in the carpenter
's powerful paw that I positively yelled with unexpected pain.
The noble Marquis is not aware, perhaps, that the prosperity of his family originated in the successful enterprise of a New England ship- carpenter
"Why isn't the carpenter
at the thrashing machine?"
I do not know how this really happened, yet the fact remains that one fine day this piece of wood found itself in the shop of an old carpenter
. His real name was Mastro Antonio, but everyone called him Mastro Cherry, for the tip of his nose was so round and red and shiny that it looked like a ripe cherry.