"Upon my soul, so it's you, 'Joannes Frollo de Molendino!'" cried one of them, to a sort of little, light-haired imp, with a well-favored and malign countenance, clinging to the acanthus leaves of a capital; "you are well named John of the Mill, for your two arms and your two legs have the air of four wings fluttering on the breeze.
of course," continued the small imp on the capital, "What are they laughing at?
"Would you set a cloud to chase the wind?" returned the disappointed scout; "I heard the imp
brushing over the dry leaves, like a black snake, and blinking a glimpse of him, just over ag'in yon big pine, I pulled as it might be on the scent; but 'twouldn't do!
The young imps
on the verandah were not disappointed in their hope of hearing him "swar," which he did with a fluency and fervency which delighted them all amazingly, as they ducked and dodged hither and thither, to be out of the reach of his riding-whip; and, all whooping off together, they tumbled, in a pile of immeasurable giggle, on the withered turf under the verandah, where they kicked up their heels and shouted to their full satisfaction.
The little imps
danced and leaped; and then one separated itself from the crowd, to grow bigger than, the rest, to pirouette more energetically.
"Ay, whine and deform your throats as you may, ye imps
of darkness," she said, with a cracked but scornful laugh; "I know ye; tarry, and ye shall have light for your misdeeds.
When it was morning, and the children had got up, the Tin-soldier was put in the window; and whether it was the wind or the little black imp, I don't know, but all at once the window flew open and out fell the little Tin-soldier, head over heels, from the third- storey window!
All at once one of the little boys took up the Tin-soldier, and threw him into the stove, giving no reasons; but doubtless the little black imp in the snuff-box was at the bottom of this too.
But while she said it, Pearl laughed, and began to dance up and down with the humoursome gesticulation of a little imp
, whose next freak might be to fly up the chimney.
and wheedle my father out of all he has: only afterwards show him what you are, imp
"You're not a deceiving imp
? You brought no one with you?"
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