One morning the Giant was lying awake in bed when he heard some lovely music.
Only the little boy did not run, for his eyes were so full of tears that he did not see the Giant coming.
And when the small distant squeak of their voices reached his ear, the Giant
would make answer, "Pretty well, brother Pygmy, I thank you," in a thunderous roar that would have shaken down the walls of their strongest temple, only that it came from so far aloft.
So the Herd-boy held on to the Giant
, and in a few moments he found himself on the earth once more, but the Giant
You can certainly throw,' said the giant
, 'but now we will see if you are able to carry anything properly.
In the next instant he realized, from the way the straw crunched between his fingers, that he had captured the non-eatable man, but during that instant of delay Dorothy and Ojo had slipped by the Giant
and were out of reach.
At sunset the giant
returned, supped upon one of our unhappy comrades, slept and snored till dawn, and then left us as before.
Therefore, the Tin Woodman having by this time fitted new ears to the Sawhorse, the entire party proceeded upon its way, leaving the giant
to pound the path behind them.
Guided by the Dwarf they reached the castle of the Giant
, and here a fearful fight took place in which Prince Arthur conquered Duessa's Dragon and killed the Giant
Once make a giant
common and giants
will never draw again.
replied the giant
, making an effort that contorted every muscle of his body - "oh
In an instant he forgot that he had come here to kill the white-haired man, and with a bound stood in the center of the room--an unarmed giant
towering above the battling four.