Death is the king's medicine," I answered, lifting the bundle
, and laying it as far from him in the shadow of the fence as I dared.
Presently a cheering idea occurred to him: after so large a breakfast, Jacob would be sure to go to sleep in the cart; you see at once that David meant to seize his bundle
, jump out, and be free.
When I saw him last, he took his cap off, took out the little bundle
of old letters, hung his cap on the back of the chair--his coat was there already, for he had pulled that off before he went to put the shutters up--and I left him turning the letters over in his hand, standing just where that crumbled black thing is upon the floor.
Excuse me," said the red-nosed man to the young fellow with the bundle
, rather suddenly; "whom have I the honour to be talking to?
So now they went on again and coming presently to a pond of muddy water they tied a heavy stone to the bundle
of quills and sunk it to the bottom of the pond, to avoid carrying it farther.
He snatched up her bundle
of blankets, and outside the cabin door his own as well.
So it was that old Til might well have quailed in her tattered sandals had she but even vaguely guessed the thoughts which passed in De Vac's mind; but the extra gold pieces he dropped into her withered palm as she delivered the bundle
to him, together with the promise of more, quite effectually won her loyalty and her silence for the time being.
Taking the basket on one arm and the bundle
on the other, he strode away towards the traitorous smell, looking as fierce as a lion, while Rose marched behind under her umbrella.
Once he was made to get out of the carriage, and slept through a night on a bench in a house of bricks with his bundle
under his head; and once for many hours he had to sit on a floor of flat stones dozing, with his knees up and with his bundle
between his feet.
a match might afford her a world of comfort, if she only dared take a single one out of the bundle
, draw it against the wall, and warm her fingers by it.
At his request I next collected the other papers--that is to say, the bundle
of letters, the unfinished book and the volumes of the Diary-- and enclosed them all in one wrapper, sealed with my own seal.
It was no sooner said but I stepped into the shop, and with my back to the wench, as if I had stood up for a cart that was going by, I put my hand behind me and took the bundle
, and went off with it, the maid or the fellow not perceiving me, or any one else.
John Chivery, in his best clothes, with his tall hat under his arm, his ivory-handled cane genteelly embarrassing his deportment, and a bundle
of cigars in his hand!
He had a crust of bread, a coarse shirt, and two pairs of stockings, in his bundle
He then saw a slouching man of forbidding appearance standing in the midst of the school, with a bundle
under his arm; and saw that it was Riderhood.