GOODY TIPTOES picked up the nut bags and went home.
Just another nut --or two nuts; let me crack them for you," said the Chipmunk.
The nuts are quite ripe now,' said Chanticleer to his wife Partlet,
Now, whether it was that they had eaten so many nuts that they could not walk, or whether they were lazy and would not, I do not know: however, they took it into their heads that it did not become them to go home on foot.
When they sat down on the grass with Captain curled at their feet, Soot solemnly listening on a tree and Nut
and Shell nosing about close to them, it seemed to Mary that it would be scarcely bearable to leave such delightfulness, but when she began to tell her story somehow the look in Dickon's funny face gradually changed her mind.
And when she had washed up on the third night she bit the third nut
, and there was a still more beautiful dress inside that was made of pure gold.
The brow of the hill, where they remained, was a cheerful spot: Louisa returned; and Mary, finding a comfortable seat for herself on the step of a stile, was very well satisfied so long as the others all stood about her; but when Louisa drew Captain Wentworth away, to try for a gleaning of nuts
in an adjoining hedge-row, and they were gone by degrees quite out of sight and sound, Mary was happy no longer; she quarrelled with her own seat, was sure Louisa had got a much better somewhere, and nothing could prevent her from going to look for a better also.
Tea was despatched rapidly, therefore, and the party gathered round the wide hearth in the dining-room, where the nuts
were soon dancing gaily on hot shovels or bouncing out among the company, thereby causing delightful panics among the little ones.
One Saturday morning when he was about to set off for the woods with the sling in his pocket and a bag for nuts
on his shoulder, his grandfather stopped him.
And the Scarecrow found a tree full of nuts
and filled Dorothy's basket with them, so that she would not be hungry for a long time.
The drama and tragedy of the future were yet to come upon the stage, and in the meantime we pounded nuts
It was very exciting at that season to roam the then boundless chestnut woods of Lincoln -- they now sleep their long sleep under the railroad -- with a bag on my shoulder, and a stick to open burs with in my hand, for I did not always wait for the frost, amid the rustling of leaves and the loud reproofs of the red squirrels and the jays, whose half-consumed nuts
I sometimes stole, for the burs which they had selected were sure to contain sound ones.