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"I return to your tulip, Mynheer van Baerle, and as soon as it opens I will give you news, which being done the messenger will set out immediately."
"Won't you, at least, open the door for me?" cried Pinocchio in a beseeching voice.
And when the princess opened the door the frog came in, and slept upon her pillow as before, till the morning broke.
From the offing the open estuary promises every possible fruition to adventurous hopes.
At the time of Deemer's death nobody could recollect a single day, Sundays excepted, that he had not passed in his "store," since he had opened it more than a quarter-century before.
Faria has dreamed this; the Cardinal Spada buried no treasure here; perhaps he never came here, or if he did, Caesar Borgia, the intrepid adventurer, the stealthy and indefatigable plunderer, has followed him, discovered his traces, pursued them as I have done, raised the stone, and descending before me, has left me nothing." He remained motionless and pensive, his eyes fixed on the gloomy aperture that was open at his feet.
He quickly cleared one of the trees on which there were two or three of the fruit, but to our chagrin they proved to be much decayed; the rinds partly opened by the birds, and their hearts half devoured.
Lady Arabella, after looking around her, slipped in by the open door, and he could, of course, see her no longer.
At last the door was opened. All rushed in to the office, on the commissary's heels.
If a continent lies before the pole, it must stop before the continent; but if, on the contrary, the pole is washed by open sea, it will go even to the pole."
Presently from along the avenue before him came the familiar sound of clanking accouterments, the herald of marching warriors, and almost simultaneously he saw upon his right an open doorway dimly lighted from within.
Thus was the little company divided into two camps, and when the provisions had been apportioned each immediately set to work to open and distribute food and water.
Anne went back to her room, and waited near the open door--ready to close and fasten it instantly if any thing occurred to alarm her.
Rouletabille having pushed open the door of The Yellow Room paused on the threshold saying, with an emotion which I only later understood, "Ah, the perfume of the lady in black!"
He had turned into the narrow and steep street from which the court of enclosure wherein the house stood opened, when another footstep turned into it behind him, and so close upon his own that he was jostled to the wall.