No matter for the money," said she, giving him a little push towards the door; for her old gentility was contumaciously squeamish at sight of the copper
coin, and, besides, it seemed such pitiful meanness to take the child's pocket-money in exchange for a bit of stale gingerbread.
ceiling, figures grinned and grimaced, laughed and jeered at MM.
Let me look," said a woman with heavy copper
rings on her wrists and ankles, and she peered at Mowgli under the palm of her hand.
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.
Everything in the castle seemed to be made of copper
, and the only inhabitant he could discover was a lovely girl, who was combing her golden hair; and he noticed that whenever one of her hairs fell on the ground it rang out like pure metal.
Silver was out of the question, and copper
wire was too soft and weak.
As I approached it I saw that it was the dead and mummified remains of a little old woman with long black hair, and the thing it leaned over was a small charcoal burner upon which rested a round copper
vessel containing a small quantity of greenish powder.
But I, in encountering great pressures at the bottom of the sea, was obliged to shut my head, like that of a diver in a ball of copper
; and it is to this ball of copper
that the two pipes, the inspirator and the expirator, open.
He was a man of fifty, a sort of sea-wolf, with big eyes, a complexion of oxidised copper
, red hair and thick neck, and a growling voice.
At the first serious attempt upon your lock, an invisible plate will open of itself and vomit forth a pretty copper
bullet of the weight of a mark -- which will knock down the intruder, and not without a loud report.
Beeches, five miles on the far side of Winchester.
He really belonged to the Kansas girl, who had much respect for his thoughts after they had been properly wound and set going; but as the copper
man would be useless in any place but a fairy country Dorothy had left him in charge of Ozma, who saw that he was suitably cared for.