the sack


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the sack

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She looked suspiciously at the sack and wondered where everybody was?
If while he was being carried out the grave-diggers should discover that they were bearing a live instead of a dead body, Dantes did not intend to give them time to recognize him, but with a sudden cut of the knife, he meant to open the sack from top to bottom, and, profiting by their alarm, escape; if they tried to catch him, he would use his knife to better purpose.
The girl's joy was great, and so was her parents' next day when they found the sack full of gold pieces.
I took the sack of corn meal and took it to where the canoe was hid, and shoved the vines and branches apart and put it in; then I done the same with the side of bacon; then the whisky-jug.
After he had waited there some time, he sold the sack of flour for a very good price, and then he returned home at once, for he was afraid that if he stopped too late he might meet some robbers on the way.
The whole struggled in the sack, to the great consternation of the crowd, which increased and was renewed incessantly around it.
I made an estimate of the sack, and I - ah - should say it weighed about twenty pounds.
retorted the offended Friar; ``it was you and your gormandizing companions that drank up the sack, and called it your morning draught I am a pagan, an I kept it not for the Captain's own throat.
The "Epigoni" (ascribed to Antimachus of Teos) recounted the expedition of the `After-Born' against Thebes, and the sack of the city.
But when the moon rose, and Grim made ready to drown the child, his wife saw a great light come from the sack.
Pedunculated cirripedes have two minute folds of skin, called by me the ovigerous frena, which serve, through the means of a sticky secretion, to retain the eggs until they are hatched within the sack.
He heard their grumbling Irish voices through a dream; and as they stripped the sack from their sad merchandise he leaned dozing, with his shoulder propped against the wall; he had to shake himself to find the men their money.
I'm going to do two things: first, weigh my sack; and second, bet it that after you-all have lifted clean from the floor all the sacks of flour you-all are able, I'll put on two more sacks and lift the whole caboodle clean.
The ant-king had come in the night with thousands and thousands of ants, and the grateful creatures had by great industry picked up all the millet-seed and gathered them into the sacks.
With hurried hands the soldiers blindfolded them, drawing the sacks over their heads, and bound them to the post.