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I will never confess that I could not see the stuff."
He drew up to the table again and she sewed on in silence, with dropped lashes, while he sat in fascinated contemplation of the way in which her hands went up and down above the strip of stuff, just as he had seen a pair of birds make short perpendicular flights over a nest they were building.
I remember," said he, "when I first took to the business, there was a great deal of low stuff that did very well to make folks laugh; but was never calculated to improve the morals of young people, which certainly ought to be principally aimed at in every puppet-show: for why may not good and instructive lessons be conveyed this way, as well as any other?
I fancy I recollect some stuff being poured in between my teeth; and that is all.
So then I judged that all that stuff was only just one of Tom Sawyer's lies.
"That's rough stuff, and all you can get back for it is rough stuff.
The trouble was I had to share the stuff, and the length of the traverse was doubtful.
"But," said the Officer, still smiling, "it was a stuffed Thug."
Dorothy reached up both arms and lifted the figure off the pole, for, being stuffed with straw, it was quite light.
The Scarecrow found a seat in the wagon between Omby Amby and the Shaggy Man, and his weight did not add much to the load because he was stuffed with straw.
And then he strewed the table with the nuggets, stuffed ptarmigans, bead work and seal pelts of the returned Kiondiker, and began to prate to us of his millions.
A rope was tied around his waist to hold him in shape, for he was stuffed with straw in every part of him except the top of his head, where at one time the Wizard of Oz had placed sawdust, mixed with needles and pins, to sharpen his wits.