The Sultana told a story, and the Sultan let her live to finish
He did not sleep, nobody disturbed him, and he did not finish
`I beg pardon, your Majesty,' he began, `for bringing these in: but I hadn't quite finished
my tea when I was sent for.'
I would not disappoint the little angel for all the world: and if you want me at the card-table now, I am resolved to finish
the basket after supper."
'I will give him some impossible tasks to perform; that will be the best way of getting rid of him.' And he there and then decided to despatch one of his courtiers to the Simpleton, with the command that he was to fetch the King the healing water from the world's end before he had finished
"We must make haste, or it will have a new history to be told before we finish
the old one."
But that evening Edna finished
her dinner alone, with forced deliberation.
- My other work having now stood still, because of my making these tools, when they were finished
I went on, and working every day, as my strength and time allowed, I spent eighteen days entirely in widening and deepening my cave, that it might hold my goods commodiously.
"That certainly finishes
it," they cried reluctantly.
Presently they finished
, and Sally came in and cleared away.
After the eyes, Geppetto made the nose, which began to stretch as soon as finished
. It stretched and stretched and stretched till it became so long, it seemed endless.
When she had finished
her song the Student got up, and pulled a note-book and a lead-pencil out of his pocket.