Now give ten crowns to the postilion," said D'Artagnan, in the tone he would have employed in commanding a maneuver; "two lads to bring up the two first bags
, two to bring up the two last, -- and move, Mordioux
All this done he threw a large, juicy fruit at Sabor, cached the remainder of the pig in a crotch of the tree and swung off toward the southwest through the middle terraces of the forest, carrying his five bags
Before going to sleep he was sufficiently wide awake to put a paper bag
over his head to keep off the flies.
This rig of mine's kinder small for the mail bags
and I'm some heftier than Thomas
The solemn protestations of the hostler being wholly unavailing, the leather hat-box was obliged to be raked up from the lowest depth of the boot, to satisfy him that it had been safely packed; and after he had been assured on this head, he felt a solemn presentiment, first, that the red bag
was mislaid, and next that the striped bag
had been stolen, and then that the brown-paper parcel 'had come untied.
Don't you know that it is the bag
of life and death?
The Herd-boy was very much delighted over his stroke of good fortune, and, hiding the magic loaf in his bag
, he hurried off to the nearest village to buy himself something to eat, and then returned to his sheep.
Presently he got the bag
unfastened and plunged his hands into it.
He took a large cotton bag
from a shelf, put it on his head, and pulled it far down to his very nose.
The shepherd himself, though he had good reason to believe that the bag
held nothing but flaxen thread, or else the long rolls of strong linen spun from that thread, was not quite sure that this trade of weaving, indispensable though it was, could be carried on entirely without the help of the Evil One.
She hurried a few quite useless articles into a very little bag
, left the note in a conspicuous place, and went out, softly closing the gate after her.
But how in the world is he to get out of the bag