SHELF


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SHELFSuper-Hard ELF
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So the monkey climbed up and got it off the top shelf of the dresser.
Nevertheless our old game with the haver of a thing, as she called it, was continued, with this difference, that it was now she who carried the book covertly upstairs, and I who replaced it on the shelf, and several times we caught each other in the act, but not a word said either of us; we were grown self-conscious.
Thinking it both unfair and unkind to deprive her of any good qualities that were handy, the boy took down every bottle on the shelf and poured some of the contents in Margolotte's dish.
'Things flow about so here!' she said at last in a plaintive tone, after she had spent a minute or so in vainly pursuing a large bright thing, that looked sometimes like a doll and sometimes like a work-box, and was always in the shelf next above the one she was looking at.
On the upper shelf there appeared, in solitary grandeur, one object only--a gorgeously bound book.
Anne looked on the second shelf of the room pantry but there was no bottle of raspberry cordial there .
Then as I handled the books on the shelf it came up in consciousness: Where had I heard the name of Moreau before?
I'll come in." And Rose crept through the slide to the wide shelf on the other side, being too hurried and puzzled to go round by the door.
The top shelf in the right-hand corner--oh!' Uttering these words, the good lady pointed, distractedly, to the cupboard, and underwent a convulsion from internal spasms.
But when he found the right shelf, he sought vainly for the answer.
On his taking the candle to assist his search, Mr Wegg observes that he has a convenient little shelf near his knees, exclusively appropriated to skeleton hands, which have very much the appearance of wanting to lay hold of him.
He drank a little tea, black and silent, that still survived upon an upper shelf. He swallowed some dusty crumbs of cake.