'So she resolved to watch the tiny woman, and see what came of it.
'The Princess, after crying a very little for the loss of the tiny woman, dried her eyes and got out of her carriage at the place where she had stopped it before, and went to the cottage and peeped in at the door.
Eva wondered within herself what good the tiny Elves could do in this great place; but she soon learned, for the Fairy band went among the poor and friendless, bringing pleasant dreams to the sick and old, sweet, tender thoughts of love and gentleness to the young, strength to the weak, and patient cheerfulness to the poor and lonely.
Eva looked, and saw from every flower a tiny form come forth to welcome the Elves, who all, save Rose-Leaf, had flown above the wall, and were now scattering dew upon the flowers' bright leaves and talking gayly with the Spirits, who gathered around them, and seemed full of joy that they had come.
"You good little Fairies," said Eva, folding them in her arms, for she was no longer the tiny child she had been in Fairy-Land, "you dear good little Elves, what can I ask of you, who have done so much to make me happy, and taught me so many good and gentle lessons, the memory of which will never pass away?
`God bless us every one.' said Tiny Tim, the last of all.
`Spirit,' said Scrooge, with an interest he had never felt before, `tell me if Tiny Tim will live.'
Tiny Tim drank it last of all, but he didn't care twopence for it.
All this time the chestnuts and the jug went round and round; and by-and-bye they had a song, about a lost child travelling in the snow, from Tiny Tim, who had a plaintive little voice, and sang it very well indeed.
But, they were happy, grateful, pleased with one another, and contented with the time; and when they faded, and looked happier yet in the bright sprinklings of the Spirit's torch at parting, Scrooge had his eye upon them, and especially on Tiny Tim, until the last.
And Cocky, only a few ounces in weight, less than half a pound, a tiny
framework of fragile bone covered with a handful of feathers and incasing a heart that was as big in pluck as any heart on the Mary Turner, became almost immediately Michael's friend and comrade, as well as ruler.
She slept continuously, a tiny
skeleton flung round with skin in which the flame flickered lower and lower and at last went out.
white billows entered the bottom of the flue and emerged near the ceiling as cartoonlike puffs of smoke, now dark blue yet as cuddly and harmless as when they entered.
8), you learned that lobsters start their lives as tiny
, free-floating zooplankton.
So far, no matter how clear-cut the arguments are against embryonic stem cell research, there are still too few of us who fully comprehend that extracting stem cells from living human embryos, there-by killing the tiny
person, is a form of cannibalism.