I think,' answered the bean
, 'that as we have so fortunately escaped death, we should keep together like good companions, and lest a new mischance should overtake us here, we should go away together, and repair to a foreign country.
His mind was full of Master Bean
because Master Bean
was waiting for him in the outer office; and he lingered on at his desk, after the day's work was done, for the same reason.
A common practice is, to bind an orange-leaf or a bit of black plaster to each temple: and a still more general plan is, to split a bean
into halves, moisten them, and place one on each temple, where they will easily adhere.
Manu, the monkey, awoke him in the morning by dropping discarded bean
pods upon his upturned face from a branch a short distance above him.
That day the floor was covered with garden things, drying for winter; corn and beans
and fat yellow cucumbers.
Not surely her cousin Hepzibah's, who had no taste nor spirits for the lady-like employment of cultivating flowers, and--with her recluse habits, and tendency to shelter herself within the dismal shadow of the house--would hardly have come forth under the speck of open sky to weed and hoe among the fraternity of beans
Oh, what a good supper he gave me that night, a good bran mash and some crushed beans
with my oats, and such a thick bed of straw
I don't know, I'm sure, why I should have baked a pot o' beans
in the middle of the week, but they'll come in handy.
An old mouse was running in and out over the stone doorstep, carrying peas and beans
to her family in the wood.
In the place of the fowl a dish of haricot beans
made its appearance--an enormous dish in which some bones of mutton that at first sight one might have believed to have some meat on them pretended to show themselves.
There were the tall hollyhocks beginning to flower and dazzle the eye with their pink, white, and yellow; there were the syringas and Guelder roses, all large and disorderly for want of trimming; there were leafy walls of scarlet beans
and late peas; there was a row of bushy filberts in one direction, and in another a huge apple-tree making a barren circle under its low-spreading boughs.
With some of these they repaired once a year to the Arickara villages, exchanged them for corn, beans
, pumpkins, and articles of European merchandise, and then returned into the heart of the prairies.