"Any one who is able to match the pieces
. I sometimes put Grandmother Gnit together myself, because I know her so well I can tell every piece
that belongs to her.
It fell into the street and was instantly broken into a thousand pieces
The next morning the lad felt hungry, and thought he would cut off a piece
of the loaf he had carried away from the Giants' wedding feast, and eat it.
bread, rice, three Dutch cheeses, five pieces
of dried goat's flesh (which we lived much upon), and a little remainder of European corn, which had been laid by for some fowls which we brought to sea with us, but the fowls were killed.
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.
of matter, as it is known empirically, is not a single existing thing, but a system of existing things.
It drifted about till it went to pieces
, and often Starkey came to the shore of the lagoon, and with many bitter feelings watched the bird sitting on his hat.
Having travelled some days, we were met by the King's brother, to whom, by the advice of Chec Furt, whose intent in following us was to squeeze all he could from us; we presented some pieces
of Chinese workmanship, such as cases of boxes, a standish, and some earthenware, together with several pieces
of painted calico, which were so much more agreeable, that he desired some other pieces
instead of our Chinese curiosities; we willingly made the exchange.
Oxen and wain-ropes would not bring me back again to that accursed island; and the worst dreams that ever I have are when I hear the surf booming about its coasts or start upright in bed with the sharp voice of Captain Flint still ringing in my ears: "Pieces
In order from left to right on the line of squares nearest the players, the jetan pieces
are Warrior, Padwar, Dwar, Flier, Chief, Princess, Flier, Dwar, Padwar, Warrior.
Have you got two- and-sixpence for half-a-crown, Miss Snevellicci?' said Mr Curdle, turning over four of those pieces
How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece
of wood that wept and laughed like a child