Four little boy pigs
and four little girl pigs
are too many altogether." "Yus, yus, yus," said Aunt Pettitoes, "there will be more to eat without them."
Three of his men were out herding the pigs
in one place or another, and he had sent the fourth to town with a boar that he had been forced to send the suitors that they might sacrifice it and have their fill of meat.
`If you're going to turn into a pig
, my dear,' said Alice, seriously, `I'll have nothing more to do with you.
I remember the out-thrust of his protruding underlip as he glared down at the wild pigs
. He snarled something like a dog, and I remember that his eye-teeth were large, like fangs, and that they impressed me tremendously.
She answered the children in a cheerful frame of mind, promising them bonbons, and congratulating them upon their happy find of the little pigs
A flaming scarlet flower was coquettishly stuck over one ear, and through a hole in the other ear was threaded a pig
's tail so recently severed that it still bled.
The birds and the monkey-people went north early in the year, for they knew what was coming; and the deer and the wild pig
broke far away to the perished fields of the villages, dying sometimes before the eyes of men too weak to kill them.
Sancho got up as well as he could and begged his master to give him his sword, saying he wanted to kill half a dozen of those dirty unmannerly pigs
, for he had by this time found out that that was what they were.
By the time this feat had been accomplished it began to grow dark, and Tip remembered he must milk the cow and feed the pigs
. So he picked up his wooden man and carried it back to the house with him.
Whoever roasts and eats it will find plenty of fat upon it, it has lived so well!' 'You're right,' said Hans, as he weighed it in his hand; 'but if you talk of fat, my pig
is no trifle.' Meantime the countryman began to look grave, and shook his head.
It was all an account of a pig
. The two active young men were brothers who lived in the next village to his, and the pig
had been theirs--so Kwaque narrated in atrocious beche-de-mer English.
He finished off by squeaking so like a pig
that the spectators thought that he had a porker concealed about him.