And now, Jack, let's have a little talk about Pussy.
I thought you had so exactly found your niche in life, Jack,' Edwin Drood returns, astonished, bending forward in his chair to lay a sympathetic hand on Jasper's knee, and looking at him with an anxious face.
Each time Ozma has carved me a new head just like the old one, and as my body is by far the largest part of me, I am still Jack Pumpkinhead, no matter how often I change my upper end.
I think you are brighter than you used to be, Jack," said the Tin Woodman.
It is certain that Jack
Pumpkinhead might have had a much finer house to live in had he wanted it, for Ozma loved the stupid fellow, who had been her earliest companion; but Jack
preferred his pumpkin house, as it matched himself very well, and in this he was not so stupid, after all.
Then he saw old Mombi raise her arm and sprinkle the powder from the box over the pumpkin head of his man Jack
," she said; "you know I do not approve of such exhibitions.
They must ha' thought better on't for some reason or another," said the Jack
, "and gone down.
Without saying a word she took hold of the winch (it was turned by handpower then), and round she swung him, and Jack
began to flop about inside.
What he did do, with bristling neck-hair, was to stalk stiff-leggedly across the cage, turn about with his face toward the danger, and stalk stiffly back, coming to a pause alongside of Jack
, who gave him a good-natured sniff of greeting.
I won't hump you, Jack
," he said, contenting himself with calling the requisite two thousand.
said, "I have not come here to gratify any personal curiosity.