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I hate to think I've got to grow up, and be Miss March, and wear long gowns, and look as prim as a China Aster
So--with many a cold, deep heart-quake at the idea of at last coming into sordid contact with the world, from which she had so long kept aloof, while every added day of seclusion had rolled another stone against the cavern door of her hermitage--the poor thing bethought herself of the ancient shop-window, the rusty scales, and dusty till.
But, in no long time after the physician's death, the wearer of the scarlet letter disappeared, and Pearl along with her.
Medlock saw it as soon as she did and drew a long sigh of relief.
Other packets had missed me, and I had received none for a long time.
Another voice answered, and then the first voice, which I now recognized to be Silver's, once more took up the story and ran on for a long while in a stream, only now and again interrupted by the other.
One day, after a long morning's chase he stopped to rest near a brook in the shade of a little wood, where a splendid tent had been prepared for him.
The Long Noses form a peculiar company, under the direct patronage of the god Tingou.
Then the Brownies bore him to a high, dark rock, and, entering a little door, led him to a small cell, dimly lighted by a crevice through which came a single gleam of sunlight; and there, through long, long days, poor Thistle sat alone, and gazed with wistful eyes at the little opening, longing to be out on the green earth.
he answered, his very voice trembling as if in sympathy with his frame: "I do believe but for you I should have been long since in my grave.
I cannot imagine why they should suppose I should not like a long walk," said Mary, as she went up stairs.
I long to be made known to your dear little children, in whose hearts I shall be very eager to secure an interest I shall soon have need for all my fortitude, as I am on the point of separation from my own daughter.
Adam was delighted and replied cordially; he had often heard his father speak of the older branch of the family with whom his people had long lost touch.
But here the country seemed wilder than ever, and after a long and tiresome walk through the underbrush they entered another forest, where the trees were bigger and older than any they had ever seen.
For a long time all went well; they lived in great comfort, and prospered so far as to be able to add considerably to their stores.