Leaving them to their conference, at Charley's suggestion we boarded our skiff and pulled over to the Old Steamboat Wharf, where Big
Alec's ark was lying.
'I'll see to your horses!' said Big
Klaus; and, seizing an iron bar, he struck Little Klaus' one horse such a blow on the head that it fell down and died on the spot.
And then he said: "I'm sure the Ox is not as big
"He has gone to the other camp beside the big
afi that flows far toward the setting sun.
Inside the mouth of the river, after the sand-bar had combed the strength of the breakers, he built a big
But let me tell you-all that when the big
strike sure does come, you-all'll do a little surface-scratchin' and muck-raking, but danged little you-all'll have to show for it.
They're so white an' regular, an' not big
, an' not dinky little baby's teeth either.
rattler was old, and had led too easy a life; there was not much fight in him.
He nearly drowned himself in the bath-tubs, put his nose into the ink on a writing table, and burned it on the end of the big
man's cigar, for he climbed up in the big
man's lap to see how writing was done.
He is an exceedingly puffy little old gentleman, with big
circular eyes and a huge double chin.
When the Cowardly Lion stepped upon the raft it tipped badly, for he was big
and heavy; but the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman stood upon the other end to steady it, and they had long poles in their hands to push the raft through the water.
The little girl from India was sitting on a big
footstool looking on.