Then the prince thanked his little friend with the scarlet cloak for his friendly aid, and took the wand
and the bread, and went travelling on and on, over sea and over land, till he came to his journey's end, and found everything to be as the dwarf had told him.
To this he with the wand
replied, "It is not to be eaten, senor governor, except as is usual and customary in other islands where there are governors.
The other agreed, and they cut down two willow wands
of a summer's growth that grew beneath a brier, and set them up at a distance of threescore yards.
When I got through the charmed grove, and was near the great house of the enchantress Circe, I met Mercury with his golden wand
, disguised as a young man in the hey-day of his youth and beauty with the down just coming upon his face.
Had his modesty not refused the trial, he would have hit the wand
as well I.''
With her wand
the Fairy broke the bands that held them, tenderly bound up their broken wings, and healed their wounds; while they lay in the warm light, and feebly hummed their thanks to their kind deliverer.
Suddenly she stopped dead and stiffened all over, like a pointer dog when he scents game, and then with outstretched wand
she began to creep stealthily towards the soldiers before her.
Pace out the distances with a wand
at every five score, and do you, Arnaud, stand at the fifth wand
to carry back my bolts to me."
She promptly shut it up in a cage, and, touching the Prince with her wand
, transformed him into an exactly similar parrot; after which, she instructed him how to reach the Princess.
Pistache, on a signal from his master, placed himself on this line, raised himself on his hind paws, and holding in his front paws a wand
with which clothes used to be beaten, he began to dance upon the line with as many contortions as a rope-dancer.
In addition to the distinction of a white frock, every woman and girl carried in her right hand a peeled willow wand
, and in her left a bunch of white flowers.
She held in one hand the satin ribbons that guided her astonishing team, and in the other an ivory wand
that separated at the top into two prongs, the prongs being tipped by the letters "O" and "Z", made of glistening diamonds set closely together.