A KANGAROO hopping
awkwardly along with some bulky object concealed in her pouch met a Zebra, and desirous of keeping his attention upon himself, said:
In a field one summer's day a Grasshopper was hopping
about, chirping and singing to its heart's content.
He had a strong idea that the coffin he had seen was running after him; and, pictured as hopping
on behind him, bolt upright, upon its narrow end, always on the point of overtaking him and hopping
on at his side--perhaps taking his arm-- it was a pursuer to shun.
So the man was only too glad, and got in beside him; and the ship flew, and flew, and flew through the air, till again from his outlook the Simpleton saw a man on the road below, who was hopping
on one leg, while his other leg was tied up behind his ear.
She could hear the rustling of the branches as he ascended the adjoining slope, till his movements were no louder than the hopping
of a bird, and finally died away.
"Please, Mister Sir, will oo make Sylvie attend?" Sylvie was silenced, and was all attention: in fact, she and I were most of the audience now, as the Frogs kept hopping
away, and there were very few of them left.
The French dragoon officer was hopping
with one foot on the ground, the other being caught in the stirrup.
But if you was to go to Europe you'd see a raft of 'em hopping
"When the bud burst the plant man remained dangling at the end of his stem, but the three other sections fell to the ground, where the efforts of their imprisoned occupants to escape sent them hopping
about in all directions.
The work was not hard, it was done in common, in the open air, and for the children it was a long, delightful picnic; here the young men met the maidens; in the long evenings when work was over they wandered about the lanes, making love; and the hopping
season was generally followed by weddings.
You are a comic little figure, hopping
from the cradle to the grave.
the most grotesquely horrible exhibition you can imagine!)--there was Dexter, hopping
about, and looking through keyholes, evidently in search of the person who had left her room at two in the morning; and no doubt taking Phoebe for her mistress, seeing that she had forgotten to take her mistress's cloak off her shoulders.
Sometimes Barnaby looked in and called him, and then he came hopping
out; but he merely did this as a concession to his master's weakness, and soon returned again to his own grave pursuits: peering into the straw with his bill, and rapidly covering up the place, as if, Midas-like, he were whispering secrets to the earth and burying them; constantly busying himself upon the sly; and affecting, whenever Barnaby came past, to look up in the clouds and have nothing whatever on his mind: in short, conducting himself, in many respects, in a more than usually thoughtful, deep, and mysterious manner.
His left leg was cut off close by the hip, and under the left shoulder he carried a crutch, which he managed with wonderful dexterity, hopping
about upon it like a bird.
He clapped his hands, and forthwith they went off with that hopping
run of theirs, fifteen or twenty of them I should think, up the beach.