you might get some of the glass in your feet, ma'am," insisted the young woman, picking up bits of the broken vase
that were scattered upon the carpet.
It was seen in his appreciating notice of the vase
of flowers, the scent of which he inhaled with a zest almost peculiar to a physical organization so refined that spiritual ingredients are moulded in with it.
Here," she said, "is this vase
I haven't any flowers for.
The hall, too, was scoured; and the great carved clock, as well as the steps and banisters of the staircase, were polished to the brightness of glass; in the dining-room, the sideboard flashed resplendent with plate; in the drawing-room and boudoir, vases
of exotics bloomed on all sides.
To punish me, he shut me up in this vase
of copper, and he put on the leaden cover his seal, which is enchantment enough to prevent my coming out.
My pockets had always puzzled Weena, but at the last she had concluded that they were an eccentric kind of vase
for floral decoration.
And I say to you: one drop of water suffices to make the full vase
overflow; one slight fault may draw down punishment upon the head spared, despite many crimes.
You cannot guess," said he, "what there is in that small vase
, can you?
Your mother brought us a golden vase
to hold them--gift of Bacchus, and work of Vulcan himself; in this we mingled your bleached bones with those of Patroclus who had gone before you, and separate we enclosed also those of Antilochus, who had been closer to you than any other of your comrades now that Patroclus was no more.
So each one gave a little of the fire from their breasts, and placed the flame in a crystal vase
, through which it shone and glittered like a star.
The young princess clapped her hands; and then, ashamed of having been betrayed into such a demonstration of joy, she half turned away and bent over a vase
of roses, as if to inhale their odor.
On the summer afternoon of our tale a small round table, as black as ebony, stood in the centre of the room, sustaining a cut-glass vase
of beautiful form and elaborate workmanship.