the little woman

the little woman

One's wife. John might be coming camping with us this weekend, but he has to run it by the little woman first.
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What could the little woman possibly mean by calling her a sorceress, and saying she had killed the Wicked Witch of the East?
But the little woman evidently expected her to answer; so Dorothy said, with hesitation, "You are very kind, but there must be some mistake.
There is nothing to be done," said the little woman calmly.
She was the Wicked Witch of the East, as I said," answered the little woman.
When they arrived home, the little woman made Pinocchio sit down at a small table and placed before him the bread, the cauliflower, and the cake.
The little woman had been passing a long time with her sick mother in New York, and had left her home in St.
There was one little weazen, dried-apple-faced old woman, who took occasion to doubt the constancy of husbands in such circumstances of bereavement; and there was another lady (with a lap-dog) old enough to moralize on the lightness of human affections, and yet not so old that she could help nursing the baby, now and then, or laughing with the rest, when the little woman called it by its father's name, and asked it all manner of fantastic questions concerning him in the joy of her heart.
and such peals of laughter as the little woman herself (who would just as soon have cried) greeted every jest with!
Louis, and here was the wharf, and those were the steps: and the little woman covering her face with her hands, and laughing (or seeming to laugh) more than ever, ran into her own cabin, and shut herself up.
Then, a great crowd of people rushed on board, though the boat was not yet made fast, but was wandering about, among the other boats, to find a landing-place: and everybody looked for the husband: and nobody saw him: when, in the midst of us all - Heaven knows how she ever got there - there was the little woman clinging with both arms tight round the neck of a fine, good-looking, sturdy young fellow
It was the little woman as had the secret, and she was always a spinning at her wheel.
And the little woman looked so handsome, with the tears sparkling in her eyes, that the senator thought he must be a decidedly clever fellow, to get such a pretty creature into such a passionate admiration of him; and so, what could he do but walk off soberly, to see about the carriage.
Here the little woman rubbed her hands, and looked steadily over Mr.
Oh, it isn't any inconvenience,' replied the little woman, with a shrill titter.
No doubt in the Wareing household the little woman would have prepared pipe and slippers for the master of the house on his return home from doing his duty to God and country.