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they said and the artificial bird had to sing again, and that was the thirty-fourth time they had heard the same piece.
Bat they liked it all the better for this; they could even sing with it, and they did.
From the moment that we had done supper and Demodocus began to sing, our guest has been all the time groaning and lamenting.
The gods arranged all this, and sent them their misfortunes in order that future generations might have something to sing about.
Upon this all pressed Little John to sing, so that when he had denied them a proper length of time, such as is seemly in one that is asked to sing, he presently yielded.
He honestly imagines that he has given them a treat, and says he will sing another comic song after supper.
And then those two young men got up, and asked us if we had ever heard Herr Slossenn Boschen (who had just arrived, and was then down in the supper-room) sing his great German comic song.
In a few minutes they would be swarming the deck, for poor old Sing would be entirely helpless to repel them.
Running to the magazine she snatched up a feed-belt, and in another moment was on deck beside the astonished Sing.
And as he felt in his heart all the beauty and wonder of the world, the glory and the might of the sea and sky, he would ask in dumb pain why, when he could feel it touch his heart, he could not also sing of the beauty and wonder, glory and might.
A person appeared to him then in a dream and, calling him by name, said, 'Caedmon, sing some song to me.
Each new boy was placed on the table in turn, and made to sing a solo, under the penalty of drinking a large mug of salt and water if he resisted or broke down.
O my soul, now have I given thee all, and even my last possession, and all my hands have become empty by thee:--THAT I BADE THEE SING, behold, that was my last thing to give!
She could not accompany herself, but she could sing music at sight very well.
She is teaching Lida to sing 'My Village,' the boy to dance, Polenka the same.