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And then she would sit on my knee, and we would translate Catullus together,--into English kisses; for she was curiously interested in the learned tongue.
It is not a tongue for men of sweet birth and delicate upbringing.
Speak with less impertinence, master thief of extra measure," replied the commissary, "if you don't want me to make you hold your tongue in spite of your teeth.
Don't remind me that I have just rejected the palace of crystal for the sole reason that one cannot put out one's tongue at it.
He voluntarily tied that tongue which Claude Frollo had taken so much pains to unloose.
Fetch me the bundle, hag," replied De Vac, "and you shall have gold against a final settlement; more even than we bargained for if all goes well and thou holdest thy vile tongue.
The boy chuckled and chirped his delight in the spectacle, and Jerry found surcease and easement sufficient to enable him to speak with his tongue after the heart-eloquent manner of dogs.
He turned half around as he flumped himself down with a sigh of relief, and, with a red flash of tongue, kissed Steward's foot.
It is not strange, Salmon Tongue," Grey Beaver answered.
On this, he who had fought with the Robber made answer, "I only wish that you had helped me just now, even if it had been only with those words, for I should have been the more encouraged, believing them to be true; but now put up your sword in its sheath and hold your equally useless tongue, till you can deceive others who do not know you.
The Norman tongue was alone the speech in court and hall, Latin alone was the speech of the learned.
Doer of foul deeds of bloodshed, horrors that no tongue can tell?
Pinocchio said to himself, and, not knowing where to hide the gold pieces, he stuck all four of them under his tongue.
Mrs Honour was so intirely wrapped up in the subject on which she exercised her tongue, and the object before her eyes, that she gave her mistress time to conquer her confusion; which having done, she smiled on her maid, and told her, "she was certainly in love with this young fellow.
Then the rope tightened mercilessly, while Buck struggled in a fury, his tongue lolling out of his mouth and his great chest panting futilely.