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And then he walked back among the plants, still whistling, and found the three leaves which were curled around Ojo's traveling companions.
The morning sun looked softly down upon the broad green earth, which like a mighty altar was sending up clouds of perfume from its breast, while flowers danced gayly in the summer wind, and birds sang their morning hymn among the cool green leaves.
The flowers, as if they knew their part, unfolded their bright leaves, and poured forth their sweetest perfume, as, kneeling at the throne, the brave little Fairy said,--
And with tears falling thick and fast upon their tender leaves, Violet laid the wreath at his feet, while the golden light grew ever brighter as it fell upon the little form so humbly kneeling there.
Then Violet hung the wreath above the throne, and with weary foot went forth again, out into the cold, dark gardens, and still the golden shadows followed her, and wherever they fell, flowers bloomed and green leaves rustled.
The swallow flew down with Thumbelina, and set her upon one of the broad leaves.
Passing the end of the slight elevation of earth upon which the dead man's head and shoulders lay, his foot struck some hard substance under the rotting forest leaves, and he took the trouble to kick it into view.
It is cold," said Holker; "let us leave here; we must have up the coroner from Napa.
You will be good enough to imagine the reason for yourself, and to leave us immediately, if you please.
We took leave of our old schoolroom, our bedr ooms, the room where our mother died, the little study where our father used to settle his accounts and write his letters -- feeling toward them, in our forlorn condition, as other girls might have felt at parting with old friends.
As Malvin spoke he almost raised himself from the ground, and the energy of his concluding words seemed to fill the wild and lonely forest with a vision of happiness; but, when he sank exhausted upon his bed of oak leaves, the light which had kindled in Reuben's eye was quenched.
We journeyed many days through the woods, till at length overcome with hunger and weariness, my friend lay down and besought me to leave him; for he knew that, if I remained, we both must perish; and, with but little hope of obtaining succor, I heaped a pillow of dry leaves beneath his head and hastened on.
This useless supply he placed within reach of the dying man, for whom, also, he swept together a bed of dry oak leaves.
Then said Lina: 'Fundevogel, never leave me, and I will never leave you.
Unexpectedly obliged to leave London," he repeated, as he got into the cab again.