The strangers entered the first house they came to, which was also the largest, and found the floor strewn with pieces
of the people who lived there.
as I have every reason to expect), two of my servants will enter, each bearing a purse containing a thousand pieces
The next morning the lad felt hungry, and thought he would cut off a piece
of the loaf he had carried away from the Giants' wedding feast, and eat it.
bread, rice, three Dutch cheeses, five pieces
of dried goat's flesh (which we lived much upon), and a little remainder of European corn, which had been laid by for some fowls which we brought to sea with us, but the fowls were killed.
The 1875 piece
was a hair thinner than the other coins, but neither Clayton nor Spider could have detected it without the aid of a micrometer.
of matter, as it is known empirically, is not a single existing thing, but a system of existing things.
It drifted about till it went to pieces
, and often Starkey came to the shore of the lagoon, and with many bitter feelings watched the bird sitting on his hat.
Having travelled some days, we were met by the King's brother, to whom, by the advice of Chec Furt, whose intent in following us was to squeeze all he could from us; we presented some pieces
of Chinese workmanship, such as cases of boxes, a standish, and some earthenware, together with several pieces
of painted calico, which were so much more agreeable, that he desired some other pieces
instead of our Chinese curiosities; we willingly made the exchange.
In order from left to right on the line of squares nearest the players, the jetan pieces
are Warrior, Padwar, Dwar, Flier, Chief, Princess, Flier, Dwar, Padwar, Warrior.
said Mr Curdle, turning over four of those pieces
How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece
of wood that wept and laughed like a child
so she took herself away in a hurry and came to the stars, and the stars were friendly and kind to her, and each star sat upon his own little stool; but the morning star rose up and gave her a little piece
of wood, and said, 'If you have not this little piece
of wood, you cannot unlock the castle that stands on the glass-mountain, and there your brothers live.