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Her bees and her crows and her wolves were lying in heaps and drying up, and she had used up all the power of the Golden Cap; but if she could only get hold of the Silver Shoes, they would give her more power than all the other things she had lost.
There were forty wolves, and forty times a wolf was killed, so that at last they all lay dead in a heap before the Woodman.
Outside the entrance to this rock heap the guide gave a low wail that sounded like "Lee-ow-ah
One looked like a small heap of glittering broken glass.
Nothing left but a dull and dreary blank--a smouldering heap of dust and ashes--the silence and solitude of utter desolation.
The man who had been watching this fire, and whose task was ended for the present, gladly withdrew, and left them with their friend, who, spreading Nell's little cloak upon a heap of ashes, and showing her where she could hang her outer-clothes to dry, signed to her and the old man to lie down and sleep.
Before to-morrow night all the grain in the kingdom has to be gathered into one big heap, and if as much as a stalk of corn is wanting I must pay for it with my life.
The Abyssins have three different ways of putting a criminal to death: one way is to bury him to the neck, to lay a heap of brambles upon his head, and to cover the whole with a great stone; another is to beat him to death with cudgels; a third, and the most usual, is to stab him with their lances.
That heap of stones brings us at once to the dawn of the Anglian kingdom.
Round went the wheel again to the old song, and the manikin once more spun the heap into gold.
Joe made no answer, but stretched himself out luxuriously on his heap of quartz.
From the moment Pierre had witnessed those terrible murders committed by men who did not wish to commit them, it was as if the mainspring of his life, on which everything depended and which made everything appear alive, had suddenly been wrenched out and everything had collapsed into a heap of meaningless rubbish.
One morning early, we had scratched out of the wall quite a heap of fragments.
A very little boy stood upon a heap of gravel for the honor of Rum Alley.
The Fox accumulated all that they had killed into one large heap and left to himself the smallest possible morsel.