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If she has not got the ring herself, she knows well enough who has it.
Pray, D'Artagnan," said Athos, after a minute, "either take off that ring or turn the mounting inside; it recalls such cruel recollections that I shall have no head to converse with you.
Now there had been great doings that morning, for a certain yeoman named Egbert, who came from Stoke over in Staffordshire, had thrown with ease all those that came against him; but a man of Denby, well known through all the countryside as William of the Scar, had been biding his time with the Stoke man; so, when Egbert had thrown everyone else, stout William leaped into the ring.
You have begun already, and when I see those rings where they are, my girl is prettier in my sight than if the biggest diamonds that ever twinkled shone in her ears," answered Dr.
But after she had counted ten, and the bell continued to ring, she knew that not only the royal family of Ev, but Ozma and her followers also, were being restored to their natural forms, and she was so delighted that the antics of the angry King only made her laugh merrily.
Every one knew, before the bull entered the ring, that it was to die.
The Donkey lifted himself on his four feet and walked around the ring.
He therefore applied to his bell, which he rung at least twenty times without any effect: for my landlady was in such high mirth with her company, that no clapper could be heard there but her own; and the drawer and chambermaid, who were sitting together in the kitchen (for neither durst he sit up nor she lie in bed alone), the more they heard the bell ring the more they were frightened, and as it were nailed down in their places.
At eight o'clock the next evening Aunt Ellen took a quaint old gold ring from a moth-eaten case and gave it to Richard.
Oh, how could I not be ardent for Eternity and for the marriage-ring of rings--the ring of the return?
And putting his big ring on Kitty's touchingly weak, pink little finger, the priest said the same thing.
He fumbled in his waistcoat pocket and produced a diamond ring, at which he looked pensively.
It does not mention the fact that when the man was raised up, a woman's wedding ring fell upon the floor.
Master always wore his plain gold wedding ring on the little finger of his left hand.
Kit looked about him, and admired, and looked again, and this a great many times before he could make up his mind to turn his head another way and ring the bell.