"Later," he said with a grin that summoned the dimple below one eye.
"Mostly Arabian," he said, shifting his attention to Carmen.
Alex had directed the little he said to her only.
She said something and then rode ahead.
Alex said nothing, his stoic features giving no suggestion of what was on his mind.
"Good night," he said cheerfully.
"Not for me," Carmen said instantly, and then blushed.
"Yes. Uncle Bill Hugson married your Uncle Henry's wife's sister; so we must be second cousins," said the boy, in an amused tone.
"Those were the first words I ever said," called out the horse, who had overheard them, "and I can't explain why I happened to speak then.
"It's wonderful!" said Dorothy.
By this time the party had reached a freshly plowed field, and the Prince said to Dorothy:
The beautiful creature passed her hands over her eyes an instant, tucked in a stray lock of hair that had become disarranged, and after a look around the garden made those present a gracious bow and said, in a sweet but even toned voice:
"I wonder if these people never sleep," said the girl.
"Your Highness," said he, "I will now proceed to prove my magic by creating two suns that you have never seen before; also I will exhibit a Destroyer much more dreadful that your Clinging Vines."
"Never mind, my little fellows," said Mr. Lincoln "I will put you in your own cozy little bed."
"Do you remember those birds?" said Mr. Speed.
"Hello, Abraham!" said Mr. Hardin.
"Come, Edward, we must hurry," said the sister.
"Good morning, children!" said the minister; and he kindly shook hands with both.
"Yes, I will try to learn it," said Edward.
"Do so, my child," said the Minister; "and I hope that when you grow up you will become a wise man and a great orator."
You would have said that was crazy.
There, I said it.
He once said he does all this because he wants to introduce everyone in the world to everyone else.
It is said that in ancient China, doctors were paid when their patients were well.
How can it be said that trade actually generates wealth?
As I've said earlier, the most underutilized resource in the universe is human potential.
But in describing that job spectrum, I never said anything about his absolute ability—I said only that he was at the bottom of the list relative to others.
I knew the gifts I already had were not those of which friends had thrown out such tantalizing hints, and my teacher said the presents I was to have would be even nicer than these.
They had been as fortunate as the little boy who said he came very near seeing a rabbit--he saw his tracks.
Something I said made her think she detected in my words a confession that I did remember Miss Canby's story of "The Frost Fairies," and she laid her conclusions before Mr. Anagnos, although I had told her most emphatically that she was mistaken.
Mr. Anagnos, in speaking of my composition on the cities, has said, "These ideas are poetic in their essence."
At other times, in the midst of a paragraph I was writing, I said to myself, "Suppose it should be found that all this was written by some one long ago!"
I searched in the washings for a diamond and found it myself--the only true diamond, they said, that was ever found in the United States.
Miss Sullivan sat beside me at my lessons, spelling into my hand whatever Mr. Irons said, and looking up new words for me.
By proper Shelter and Clothing we legitimately retain our own internal heat; but with an excess of these, or of Fuel, that is, with an external heat greater than our own internal, may not cookery properly be said to begin?
Having seen his industrious white neighbors so well off--that the lawyer had only to weave arguments, and, by some magic, wealth and standing followed--he had said to himself: I will go into business; I will weave baskets; it is a thing which I can do.
But to confine myself to those who are said to be in moderate circumstances.
Well, there I might live, I said; and there I did live, for an hour, a summer and a winter life; saw how I could let the years run off, buffet the winter through, and see the spring come in.
The real attractions of the Hollowell farm, to me, were: its complete retirement, being, about two miles from the village, half a mile from the nearest neighbor, and separated from the highway by a broad field; its bounding on the river, which the owner said protected it by its fogs from frosts in the spring, though that was nothing to me; the gray color and ruinous state of the house and barn, and the dilapidated fences, which put such an interval between me and the last occupant; the hollow and lichen-covered apple trees, gnawed by rabbits, showing what kind of neighbors I should have; but above all, the recollection I had of it from my earliest voyages up the river, when the house was concealed behind a dense grove of red maples, through which I heard the house-dog bark.
"There are none happy in the world but beings who enjoy freely a vast horizon"--said Damodara, when his herds required new and larger pastures.
My days were not days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor were they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock; for I lived like the Puri Indians, of whom it is said that "for yesterday, today, and tomorrow they have only one word, and they express the variety of meaning by pointing backward for yesterday forward for tomorrow, and overhead for the passing day."
Set your friend's mind at rest, said he without altering his tone, beneath the politeness and affected sympathy of which indifference and even irony could be discerned.
Can one be calm in times like these if one has any feeling? said Anna Pavlovna.
"I shall be delighted to meet them," said the prince.
"Baron Funke has been recommended to the Dowager Empress by her sister," was all she said, in a dry and mournful tone.
"I can't help it," said the prince.
He said this smiling in a way more natural and animated than usual, so that the wrinkles round his mouth very clearly revealed something unexpectedly coarse and unpleasant.
If you were not a father there would be nothing I could reproach you with, said Anna Pavlovna, looking up pensively.