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.
Dorothy ran down and helped the Scarecrow to his feet, and the Lion came up to her, feeling rather bruised and sore, and said, "It is useless to fight people with shooting heads; no one can withstand them."
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.
"There's only a little of the powder left," announced Tip, looking within the box." And it seems to me it is more important to bring the legs of the sofas to life than the head
No, Button-Bright must wear his fox head
, and he'll be sure to love it dearly as soon as he gets used to it."
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?"
`Who ARE you talking to?' said the King, going up to Alice, and looking at the Cat's head
with great curiosity.
"But they should be taught not to take white men's heads
," Sheldon argued.
"I would like to have the curing of your head
," Ngurn changed the subject.
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.
"I can see it now, the water-tank, the mainmast, the gang hanging on to him, the hatchet descending on the back of his head
, and all under the blazing sunlight.
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.