However, he had not got it from David, whose mother and father and nurse combined could not comfort him, though they swore that the dog was still alive and kicking, which might all have been very well had not David seen the sausages. It was to inquire whether anything could be done to atone that in considerable trepidation I sent in my card to the clown, and the result of our talk was that he invited me and David to have tea with him on Thursday next at his lodgings.
It was at this touching moment that the pantaloon hobbled in, also dressed as we had seen him last, and carrying, unfortunately, a trayful of sausages, which at once increased the general gloom, for he announced, in his squeaky voice, that they were the very sausages that had lately been the dog.
First, he counted the sausages, and said that they were two short, and he found the missing two up the pantaloon's sleeve.
After that, David had the most hilarious hour of his life, entering into the childish pleasures of this family as heartily as if he had been brought up on sausages, and knocking the pantaloon down repeatedly.
There was nothing to eat, of course, except sausages, but what a number of them there were!
You could see that Joey (if you caught him with his hand in your plate) was a bit ashamed of himself, and he admitted to us that sausages were a passion with him.
So now the bird set the table, and the mouse looked after the food and, wishing to prepare it in the same way as the sausage
, by rolling in and out among the vegetables to salt and butter them, she jumped into the pot; but she stopped short long before she reached the bottom, having already parted not only with her skin and hair, but also with life.
were once chopped and stuffed by hand, and if so it would be interesting to know how many workers had been displaced by these inventions.
In watching his face, I made quite a firework of the Aged's sausage, and greatly discomposed both my own attention and Wemmick's; for which I apologized.
He took the toasting-fork and sausage from me as he spoke, and set forth the Aged's breakfast neatly on a little tray.
That sausage you toasted was his, and he was in all respects a first-rater.
Or so--like Lyons sausage
,' said John Baptist, demonstrating the various cuts on the bread he held, and soberly chewing what he had in his mouth.
The government clerk with the sausages
begins to melt, but he, too, desires to express his sentiments, and as soon as ever he begins to express them, he begins to get hot and say nasty things, and again I'm obliged to trot out all my diplomatic talents.
"Uncle is too absurd," cried Ruby to Crook, round whose shoulders she had seriously placed a string of sausages. "Why is he so wild?"
"I wish you were the harlequin," she said, and left the string of sausages swinging.