So I rose softly, and gradually got on everything--down to one sock
. I couldn't seem to get on the track of that sock
, any way I could fix it.
"Nonsense with that sock
." He carried her to the window, so that she, too, saw all the view.
He looked; in his right hand he held the shreds he had cut from his trousers, the sock, and the rags of the pocket.
At once he rushed to the light to examine the sock and the rags.
Shall I put the sock on?" he suddenly wondered, "it will get dustier still and the traces will be gone."
He pulled it off, but reflecting that he had no other socks, he picked it up and put it on again--and again he laughed.
Beth said nothing, but wiped away her tears with the blue army sock
and began to knit with all her might, losing no time in doing the duty that lay nearest her, while she resolved in her quiet little soul to be all that Father hoped to find her when the year brought round the happy coming home.
Unable to be of any further assistance to him by means of a signal, I left the dark closet and, still in my socks
, made my way to the "off-turning" gallery.
I dare say he found me a strange enough figure, naked, save for my water-soaked trousers and socks
, scalded, and my face and shoulders blackened by the smoke.
a servant who orders your dinner; who likes what you like; who packs your trunk, without forgetting your socks
or your linen; who has charge of your keys and your secrets, and takes no advantage of all this!
"I've knet yeh eight pair of socks, Henry, and I've put in all yer best shirts, because I want my boy to be jest as warm and comf'able as anybody in the army.
"Don't forgit about the socks and the shirts, child; and I've put a cup of blackberry jam with yer bundle, because I know yeh like it above all things.