Why, as for that," answered the yellow hen thoughtfully, "I've clucked and cackled all my life, and never spoken a word before this morning, that I can remember.
I'm glad to know that," continued the yellow hen, in a confidential tone; "because, if one is going to talk, it's best to talk correctly.
You are going to know all; and, without further preamble, I am going to place before your eyes the problem of The Yellow Room as it was placed before the eyes of the entire world on the day following the enactment of the drama at the Chateau du Glandier.
The state of despair in which Professor Stangerson is plunged, and the impossibility of getting any information from the lips of the victim, have rendered our investigations and those of justice so difficult that, at present, we cannot form the least idea of what has passed in The Yellow Room in which Mdlle.
The ancient chronicles of the first historians of Barsoom--so ancient that we have for ages considered them mythology--record the passing of the yellow
men from the ravages of the green hordes that overran Barsoom as the drying up of the great oceans drove the dominant races from their strongholds.
I, for instance, have a very neat and responsive heart which the wonderful Wizard of Oz once gave me, and so I shall never--never-- never permit a poor yellow
butterfly to be tortured by anyone.
So they called the yellow
Winkies and asked them if they would help to rescue their friends, and the Winkies said that they would be delighted to do all in their power for Dorothy, who had set them free from bondage.
Valdez open the package; but it is not gold, though he think so because it is yellow
, and the man with no hair on his head keep it in his pocket close, so close," and Tal hugged himself to indicate what he meant.
Perched on the copper man's shoulder sat a yellow
hen, with fluffy feathers and a pearl necklace around her throat.
Handkerchief hesitated; but I repeated the order fiercely (much more fiercely than I felt), at the same time sending my hand to my hip.
Outside the dazzling snow and sunshine, inside the bright room and happy faces--I thought of those yellow
fogs and shivered.
The adventures of the Yellow
Diamond begin with the eleventh century of the Christian era.