I have reason to believe

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Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1921 - 148 Seiten
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Seite 132 - And the taskmasters of the people went out, and their officers, and they spake to the people, saying, Thus saith Pharaoh, I will not give you straw. Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it : yet not ought of your work shall be diminished.
Seite 91 - The rich man in his castle, The poor man at his gate, God made them, high or lowly, And ordered their estate.
Seite 114 - You are our dear Mrs. Doasyouwouldbedoneby." " No, you are good Mrs. Bedonebyasyoudid; but you are grown quite beautiful now !" " To you," said the fairy. " But look again." " You are Mother Carey," said Tom, in a very low, solemn voice; for he had found out something which made him very happy, and yet frightened him more than all that he had ever seen. " But you are grown quite young again.
Seite 110 - ... stood still, and watched him. And he swelled himself, and puffed, and stretched himself out stiff, and at last — crack, puff, bang — he opened all down his back, and then up to the top of his head. And out of his inside came the most slender, elegant, soft creature, as soft and...
Seite 110 - Oh! come back, come back," cried Tom, "you beautiful creature. I have no one to play with, and I am so lonely here. If you will but come back I will never try to catch you.
Seite 110 - It grew strong and firm ; the most lovely colors began to show on its body, blue and yellow and black, spots and bars and rings ; out of its back rose four great wings of bright brown gauze ; and its eyes grew so large that they filled all its head, and shone like ten thousand diamonds. " Oh, you beautiful creature ! " said Tom ; and he put out his hand to catch it.
Seite 5 - I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was : man is but an ass, if he go about to expound this dream. Methought I was — there is no man can tell what. Methought I was, — and methought I had, — but man is but a patched fool, if he will offer to say what methought I had. The eye | of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen...
Seite 114 - Now read my name," said she, at last. And her eyes flashed, for one moment, clear, white, blazing light: but the children could not read her name; for they were dazzled, and hid their faces in their hands. "Not yet, young things, not yet," said she, smiling; and then she turned to Ellie. "You may take him home with you now on Sundays, Ellie. He has won his spurs in the great battle, and become fit to go with you and be a man; because he has done the thing he did not like.
Seite 40 - But whatever language he knows, he knows precisely; whatever word he pronounces, he pronounces rightly; above all, he is learned in the peerage of words; knows the words of true descent and ancient blood, at a glance, from words of modern canaille; remembers all their ancestry, their intermarriages, distant relationships, and the extent to which they were admitted, and offices they held, among the national noblesse of words at any time, and in any country.

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