But they threw him into the river for asking foolish questions, and laughed when the water ruined his pasteboard head before he could swim out again.
They had large, strong bodies, but heads so small that they were no bigger than door-knobs.
As they passed over the hill the Hammer-Heads
yelled with vexation, and shot their heads
high in the air, but they could not reach the Winged Monkeys, which carried Dorothy and her comrades safely over the hill and set them down in the beautiful country of the Quadlings.
Every thing must have a head to direct it; and since this creature is to fly, and not walk, it is really unimportant whether its legs are alive or not.
So Tip abided by this decision and sprinkled the Gump's head with the remainder of the powder.
As for the foxes, they all seemed to think Button-Bright's new head
very becoming and that their King had conferred a great honor on this little stranger.
The first to approach the ear of the head
was Don Antonio himself, and in a low voice but not so low as not to be audible to all, he said to it, "Head
, tell me by the virtue that lies in thee what am I at this moment thinking of?
The King's argument was, that anything that had a head
could be beheaded, and that you weren't to talk nonsense.
But they should be taught not to take white men's heads
," Sheldon argued.
It is a head
like yours," he said, "but it is poorly cured.
When each of the combatants had borne off sufficient spoils of hair from the head
of her antagonist, the next rage was against the garments.
Something struck me on the back of the head
, partially stunning me and knocking me to the deck.
So fascinated was Tara of Helium that she could scarce take her eyes from the strange creatures--a fact that was to prove her undoing, for in order that she might see them she was forced to expose a part of her own head
and presently, to her consternation, she saw that one of the creatures had stopped his work and was staring directly at her.
But when the foremost had approached near enough, Tiktok swung the tin dinner-pail and struck the Wheeler a sharp blow over its head
with the queer weapon.
The boy who had knocked him on the head
with the paddle, tied his legs securely and tossed him out on the beach ere he forgot him in the excitement of looting the Arangi.