Probably I didn't do the introducing right, anyhow; and I reckon I didn't tell her much who you were.
You see I hain't no other place ter stay; and--and I didn't leave till this mornin'.
Dear, dear, what a place it looked, that Astley's; with all the paint, gilding, and looking-glass; the vague smell of horses suggestive of coming wonders; the curtain that hid such gorgeous mysteries; the clean white sawdust down in the circus; the company coming in and taking their places; the fiddlers looking carelessly up at them while they tuned their instruments, as if they didn't
want the play to begin, and knew it all beforehand
I didn't want her to find me in the hall, but I was reluctant to go upstairs to my rooms from an unreasonable feeling that there I would be too much out of the way; not sufficiently on the spot.
I had only to extend my hand and make one step to reach the magnificent bronze handle of the ebony door, and if I didn't want to be caught by Therese there was no time to lose.
I'd 'a' SOLD them di'monds--yes, sir--for twelve thousand dollars; but I didn't say anything.
I've been that worried about you I didn't know what to do.
He was talking to God and he didn't seem to be very much inter- ested in it, either.
There were lots I wanted to ask her, but I didn't like to because I didn't think she was a kindred spirit.
And it was so dangerous that the trains didn't run nights.
We camped up country and didn't come back to clean up until next day.
Two months or more run along, and my clothes got to be all rags and dirt, and I didn't
see how I'd ever got to like it so well at the widow's, where you had to wash, and eat on a plate, and comb up, and go to bed and get up regular, and be forever bothering over a book, and have old Miss Watson pecking at you all the time.