Containing little more than a few odd
I call them birds since they were winged, but mortal eye ne'er rested on such odd
, unearthly shapes.
enough, too," I ventured to reply; "but I was always under the impression that an angel had wings."
This is not such a nice place for a girl as for a young man, and the Desmonds thought it EXCEEDINGLY ODD
that mamma should wish me to come here.
As I stared at them, they met my gaze; and then first one and then another turned away from my direct stare, and looked at me in an odd
, furtive manner.
"How very odd
!" said she, in a low and disappointed voice, as she turned away to the window.
Well, it is odd
and sad that our minds should be such seed-beds, and we without power to choose the seed.
As she stood on the stone floor she looked a very small, odd
little black figure, and she felt as small and lost and odd
as she looked.
"No sir," he said: "not mad; but it is an odd
superstitions touched upon were all preva- lent among children and slaves in the West at the period of this story -- that is to say, thirty or forty years ago.
'Top off!' cried the mouse, 'that is a very odd
and uncommon name, is it a usual one in your family?' 'What does that matter,' said the cat, 'it is no worse than Crumb-stealer, as your godchildren are called.'
To these people, native and European, he was a queer fish, but they were used to queer fish, and they took him for granted; the world was full of odd
persons, who did odd
things; and perhaps they knew that a man is not what he wants to be, but what he must be.