So I writ a letter while I was out, and put it in the post-office, telling of 'em how all was as 'tis; and that I should come down tomorrow to unload my mind of what little needs a-doing of down theer, and, most-like, take
my farewell leave of Yarmouth.
advantage because he's on that outlying farm, and thinks I shall forget him.
I pointed to the dead rat, smiling, and making other signs to show I was not hurt; whereat she was extremely rejoiced, calling the maid to take
up the dead rat with a pair of tongs, and throw it out of the window.
Noureddin did as Hagi Hassan advised, to the great wrath of Saouy, who riding straight at him endeavoured to take
the beautiful Persian from him by force.
Senor, you have ended this perilous adventure more safely for yourself than any of those I have seen: perhaps these people, though beaten and routed, may bethink themselves that it is a single man that has beaten them, and feeling sore and ashamed of it may take
heart and come in search of us and give us trouble enough.
Then I said, 'I wish I could be as sure of killing you outright and sending you down to the house of Hades, as I am that it will take
more than Neptune to cure that eye of yours.
So that in respect to those subject states he has not to take
any trouble to gain them over to himself, for the whole of them quickly rally to the state which he has acquired there.
Jove, moreover, has vouchsafed you to wield the sceptre and to uphold righteousness, that you may take
thought for your people under you; therefore it behooves you above all others both to speak and to give ear, and to out the counsel of another who shall have been minded to speak wisely.
-it-easy," cried I, "why take
up your residence here, of all places in the world?
Then Gretel called out to her master: 'If the guest does not come, I must take
the fowls away from the fire, but it will be a sin and a shame if they are not eaten the moment they are at their juiciest.
He spoke in a pleasant voice, with well-chosen words, and he seemed to take
a discreet pleasure in their careful arrangement.
There's only one thing to do: take
another drink and forget it.