But the excitement of cutting out the Arangi had been communicated to his addled
brain, and, with vague reminiscent flashes of the strength of life triumphant, he shared deliriously in this triumph of Somo by applying himself to the curing of the head that was in itself the concrete expression of triumph.
But she counted and counted till she got that addled
she'd start to count in the basket for a spoon sometimes; and so, three times they come out right, and three times they come out wrong.
She will sit incubating her gown -- pardon the expression -- like a hen over an addled
"I know nothing about that," said Sancho; "all I know is it will be my bad luck that through not finding this head my county will melt away like salt in water;"- for Sancho awake was worse than his master asleep, so much had his master's promises addled
I, by the sovereign efficacy of my recommendation, got you the place where you are now living in clover, and yet not a word of gratitude, or even acknowledgment, have you ever offered in return; but I am coming to see you, and small conception can you, with your addled
aristocratic brains, form of the sort of moral kicking I have, ready packed in my carpet-bag, destined to be presented to you immediately on my arrival.
Very thoughtful old John Willet was, while the dinner was preparing; and if his brain were ever less clear at one time than another, it is but reasonable to suppose that he addled
it in no slight degree by shaking his head so much that day.
He was touched in the cavity where his heart should have been - in that nest of addled
eggs, where the birds of heaven would have lived if they had not been whistled away - by the fervour of this reproach.
And he had failed to catch a hen pheasant on her nest; and it had contained only five eggs, two of them addled
The poor soul was poring hard over a tattered book, with the traces of recent tears still upon his face; vainly endeavouring to master some task which a child of nine years old, possessed of ordinary powers, could have conquered with ease, but which, to the addled
brain of the crushed boy of nineteen, was a sealed and hopeless mystery.
Now, if the cuckoo was obliged to sit on her own eggs, she would either have to sit on all together, and therefore leave those first laid so long, that they probably would become addled
; or she would have to hatch separately each egg, or two eggs, as soon as laid: but as the cuckoo stays a shorter time in this country than any other migratory bird, she certainly would not have time enough for the successive hatchings.
it was addled
," spluttered he, while the wood rang again with the merry laughter of East and Tom.
IT'S a silly sort of mental spoonerism but Farley Jackmaster Funk and Grandmaster Flash, in my addled
Swiss-cheese grey matter, warped over time to become one and the same.