Upon hearing how long a walk the young people had engaged in, they kindly offered a seat to any lady who might be particularly tired
; it would save her a full mile, and they were going through Uppercross.
"I'd be glad to sit beside you and rest: I'm tired
; but you see how they keep asking me, and I'm glad of it, I'm happy and I love everybody, and you and I understand it all," and much, much more was said in her smile.
Gub-Gub, with his short legs, soon got tired
; and the Doctor had to carry him--which made it pretty hard when they had the trunk and the hand-bag with them as well.
He returned home as wet as a rag, and tired
out from weariness and hunger.
The older travellers, being tired
, went to "bye low" at the same time, and slept like tops in home-spun sheets, on husk mattresses made by Mother Atkinson, who seemed to have put some soothing powder among them, so deep and sweet was the slumber that came.
"I am tired
, and, worse than that, I'm disgruntled.
To bring forgetfulness, or the light of gladness, into those poor tired
eyes of his--what greater joy could have blessed me than that?
We had all come home on the Saturday night very tired
, and very glad to think that the next day would be all rest, but so it was not to be.