Carmen carried Destiny back to their room and got her ready for bed.
He put the birds softly, one by one, into their warm little home.
That made all their children her aunts and uncles, and their grandchildren her cousins.
"Here,--piggy, piggy, piggy!" called their master, anxiously.
Was it greedy to want one of their own as well?
Just above them, and almost on a level with their platform, were banks of rolling clouds which constantly shifted position and changed color.
The birds we cannot see, because they love to eat of the damas as much as we do; yet we hear their sweet songs and enjoy them.
Inside the archway were several doors, leading to different rooms built into the mountain, and Zeb and the Wizard lifted these wooden doors from their hinges and tossed them all on the flames.
Someone knocked on the door and when she answered it, a man brought in their luggage.
"All have secrets of their own," answered Natasha, getting warmer.
A few minutes later they all marched in and took their places at the table.
Inside the hedge they came upon row after row of large and handsome plants with broad leaves gracefully curving until their points nearly reached the ground.
That meant that their world--the real world--was not very far away, and that the succession of perilous adventures they had encountered had at last brought them near the earth's surface, which meant home to them.
Zeb was also escorted to a room--so grand and beautiful that he almost feared to sit in the chairs or lie upon the bed, lest he might dim their splendor.
That was why the people were so glad to see you, and why they thought from your initials that you were their rightful ruler.
He persuaded other towns near Antium to send their soldiers to help him.
They were so astonished that they fell upon their knees before the king and confessed their crime.
The people of his country had made him their king; but as soon as he had made good laws for them he gave up his crown.
The guests got up and took their leave, promising to return to dinner.
Looking out, they could see into some of the houses near them, where there were open windows in abundance, and were able to mark the forms of the wooden Gargoyles moving about in their dwellings.
Its wooden legs moved so fast that their twinkling could scarcely be seen, and although so much smaller than the cab-horse it covered the ground much faster.
Analysts declared each successive generation might be "the first to have a lower standard of living than their parents."
The shepherd led them gently back to the hut and gave them their usual supper of bread and milk.
Their house is ridiculously ostentatious, and doesn’t fit the style of the neighborhood.
You got an invitation to their beach house this weekend! Where’s mine?
Alluring brooks of crystal water flowed sparkling between their flower-strewn banks, while scattered over the valley were dozens of the quaintest and most picturesque cottages our travelers had ever beheld.
To one of these houses which had neither doors nor windows, but only one broad opening far up underneath the roof, the prisoners were brought by their captors.
They did not realize their ill fortune at first, for their hearts were gladdened by the sight of a ray of sunshine coming through a small crack in the roof of the cave, far overhead.
They stopped by the side of the road and made their manners.
Al Mansur loved poetry and was fond of hearing poets repeat their own verses.
Perhaps the soldiers had given up their plan.
As they would be drinking, James and Claudia left their car at home and took a taxi to the party.
The neighbors invited me over to watch the game on their new TV. I have to admit that I was jealous their TV's much bigger than mine!
Their parents did not like seeing the twins so sad about not being in the same class.
Others in that heat and crush racked their brains to find some thought and hastened to utter it.
Their chairs made a scraping noise as the gentlemen who had conferred rose with apparent relief, and began walking up and down, arm in arm, to stretch their legs and converse in couples.
Having heard that Count Mamonov was furnishing a regiment, Bezukhov at once informed Rostopchin that he would give a thousand men and their maintenance.
The assembled nobles all took off their uniforms and settled down again in their homes and clubs, and not without some groans gave orders to their stewards about the enrollment, feeling amazed themselves at what they had done.
The actors of 1812 have long since left the stage, their personal interests have vanished leaving no trace, and nothing remains of that time but its historic results.
There are always so many conjectures as to the issue of any event that however it may end there will always be people to say: "I said then that it would be so," quite forgetting that amid their innumerable conjectures many were to quite the contrary effect.
But Smolensk was burned by its own inhabitants-who had been misled by their governor.
She did not realize the significance of this war, though Dessalles with whom she constantly conversed was passionately interested in its progress and tried to explain his own conception of it to her, and though the "God's folk" who came to see her reported, in their own way, the rumors current among the people of an invasion by Antichrist, and though Julie (now Princess Drubetskaya), who had resumed correspondence with her, wrote patriotic letters from Moscow.