I do not know how this really happened, yet the fact remains that one fine day this piece
of wood found itself in the shop of an old carpenter.
cried the Shaggy Man, and ran to Dorothy with a queer-shaped piece
that had a mouth on it.
Now the little dwarf was getting their dinner ready, and he brought their food upon seven little plates, and their drink in seven little glasses, and set them upon the table, and out of each little plate their sister ate a small piece
, and out of each little glass she drank a small drop; but she let the ring that she had brought with her fall into the last glass.
as I have every reason to expect), two of my servants will enter, each bearing a purse containing a thousand pieces
Then the youth told him of the piece
of good luck that had befallen him, and asked him for the hand of his beautiful daughter.
All that I could do was to wait till the tide was at the highest, keeping the raft with my oar like an anchor, to hold the side of it fast to the shore, near a flat piece
of ground, which I expected the water would flow over; and so it did.
The 1875 piece
was a hair thinner than the other coins, but neither Clayton nor Spider could have detected it without the aid of a micrometer.
Like the different appearances of the table to a number of simultaneous observers, the different particulars that belong to one physical object are to be collected together by continuity and inherent laws of correlation, not by their supposed causal connection with an unknown assumed existent called a piece
of matter, which would be a mere unnecessary metaphysical thing in itself.
Presently he noticed as an odd thing that it was undoubtedly out upon the lagoon with some definite purpose, for it was fighting the tide, and sometimes winning; and when it won, Peter, always sympathetic to the weaker side, could not help clapping; it was such a gallant piece
One player has twenty black pieces
, the other, twenty orange pieces
Why--yes,' replied Nicholas: 'that is the course of the piece
And now it worked much more evil than before; for some of these pieces
were hardly so large as a grain of sand, and they flew about in the wide world, and when they got into people's eyes, there they stayed; and then people saw everything perverted, or only had an eye for that which was evil.