With the eye of an expert Ngurn examined the particular head
he was at work upon.
But if no other will oppose her, I myself and Joan Top here will have the honour of the victory." Having thus said, she flew at Molly Seagrim, and easily wrenched the thigh-bone from her hand, at the same time clawing off her cap from her head
. Then laying hold of the hair of Molly with her left hand, she attacked her so furiously in the face with the right, that the blood soon began to trickle from her nose.
"I can see it now, the water-tank, the mainmast, the gang hanging on to him, the hatchet descending on the back of his head
, and all under the blazing sunlight.
The creature who carried the bodiless head
now set its burden upon the ground and the latter immediately crawled toward one of the bodies that was lying near by.
"Not at all beautiful, you understand, but you have a certain style of prettiness that is different from that of any of my thirty heads
. So I believe I'll take your head
and give you No.
He continued gibbering and chuckling dementedly, to twist the bushman's head
back and forth and to feed the smudge with punk-wood.
"When we get our Magic Belt," he made reply, "our King, Roquat the Red, will use its power to give every Whimsie a natural head
as big and fine as the false head
he now wears.
As quick as lightning the man's head
shot forward and his neck stretched out until the top of the head
, where it was flat, struck the Scarecrow in the middle and sent him tumbling, over and over, down the hill.
The Queen turned crimson with fury, and, after glaring at her for a moment like a wild beast, screamed `Off with her head
, thoroughly sun-dried and smoke-cured, were found in abundance, but, with two exceptions, they were the heads
The two sofas were now bound firmly together with ropes and clothes-lines, and then Nick Chopper fastened the Gump's head
to one end.
I will confer upon you the head
of a fox, so that you may hereafter look as bright as you really are."