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During the winter my legs improved so much that I began to feel quite young again.
No sooner had he done so than his legs felt as sound and strong as they had been before, and Ferko thanked the kind fate that had led him to the hill where he had overheard the ravens' conversation.
So they oiled his legs until he could move them freely; and he thanked them again and again for his release, for he seemed a very polite creature, and very grateful.
It was not with my legs I captured him," said Porthos, "it was with my arms
She clicked her teeth (Karay no longer had her by the throat), leaped with a movement of her hind legs out of the gully, and having disengaged herself from the dogs, with tail tucked in again, went forward.
Immediately the saw-horse moved, stretched its legs, yawned with its chopped-out mouth, and shook a few grains of the powder off its back.
This he did in a series of hops, and he moved so swiftly in this strange manner that those with two legs had to run to keep up with him.
He did it on a gallop, breaking the gallop off short by fore legs stiffly planted.
And at that moment, his ears cocked forward and his nose questing for further information in the matter, Bashti seized him by the nape of the neck and held him in the air while Agno proceeded to tie his legs.
And Three-Legs, so named because his legs had been smashed when a boy and who walked with a stick--Three-Legs got the seed of the wild corn and planted it in the ground in the valley near his house.
Why should one crustacean, which has an extremely complex mouth formed of many parts, consequently always have fewer legs; or conversely, those with many legs have simpler mouths?
When his legs were limbered up, Pinocchio started walking by himself and ran all around the room.
To a dance-girl like, who as it seem'th to me, Too long, and dangerously persistent, Always, always, just on SINGLE leg hath stood?
Why, I'm glad now I lost my legs for a while, for you never, never know how perfectly lovely legs are till you haven't got them--that go, I mean.
Just as he was passing along the passage, the boy opened the door into the second horse-box on the left, and Vronsky caught a glimpse of a big chestnut horse with white legs.