Suppose 'm you big fella white marster give 'm me one fella stick
, close up me washee- washee you that fella steamer."
"There are certainly one or two indications upon the stick
. It gives us the basis for several deductions."
They asked him how he had come to the conclusion that the ten crowns were in the cane; he replied, that observing how the old man who swore gave the stick
to his opponent while he was taking the oath, and swore that he had really and truly given him the crowns, and how as soon as he had done swearing he asked for the stick
again, it came into his head that the sum demanded must be inside it; and from this he said it might be seen that God sometimes guides those who govern in their judgments, even though they may be fools; besides he had himself heard the curate of his village mention just such another case, and he had so good a memory, that if it was not that he forgot everything he wished to remember, there would not be such a memory in all the island.
He staggered backward, dropping his stick
, and almost fell off the cliff.
"You'd better stick
by the sled," his partner protested.
I advanced, in this manner, more than half way along the stick
, without encountering anything but the edges of the rocks.
"Yes, who lays hands," said Gryphus, mad with rage, "but there is not a word about a stick
in the regulation."
The shepherd steps round and strikes, and the point of his stick
just grazes Willum's forehead, fetching off the skin, and the blood flows, and the umpire cries, "Hold!" and poor Willum's chance is up for the day.
"Perhaps I should have done this thing long ago." He was sorry the idea had not come into his mind in the days before his daughter Louise had been born and thought that surely now when he had erected a pile of burning sticks
in some lonely place in the woods and had offered the body of a lamb as a burnt offering, God would appear to him and give him a message.
"And perhaps you can help us to the man." And he briefly narrated what the maid had seen, and showed the broken stick
This end of the stick
rises about four inches above the surface of the water, the other end is planted between the jaws of the trap.
It came when he was full of gin, and we, being in the same fix, just watched him shove a cap and short fuse into a stick
of dynamite and stroll down toward the boat.
Yes, yes, I will make you like a stick
! Then I will"-- and he began driving in the knife under my chin.
So he flourished his own stick
and planted himself in the traveler's path.
He had seen many of his kind go to their deaths before the loud noise made by the little black stick
in the hands of the strange white ape who lived in that wonderful lair, and Kerchak had made up his brute mind to own that death-dealing contrivance, and to explore the interior of the mysterious den.