"Yes, indeed; come into my shop, please," and the braided man turned and led the way into a smaller cave, where he evidently lived.
"I do not want money," returned the braided man, "for I could not spend it in this deserted place if I had it.
It did her good to see how the braided man's eyes sparkled when he received this treasure.
Rapunzel had magnificent long hair, fine as spun gold, and when she heard the voice of the enchantress she unfastened her braided
tresses, wound them round one of the hooks of the window above, and then the hair fell twenty ells down, and the enchantress climbed up by it.
The Braided Man now entered the room, having been fortunate enough to receive an invitation to the Princess Ozma's party.
"I've brought Princess Ozma a box of flutters for her birthday," said the Braided Man, earnestly; "and I hope she will like them, for they are the finest quality I have ever made."
The young men and warriors produced their spears, paddles, canoe-gear, battle-clubs, and war-conchs, and occupied themselves in carving, all sorts of figures upon them with pointed bits of shell or flint, and adorning them, especially the war-conchs, with tassels of braided
bark and tufts of human hair.
He wore blue silk stockings, blue knee pants with gold buckles, a blue ruffled waist and a jacket of bright blue braided
"I'm giving Anne that half dozen braided
rugs I have in the garret.
Maggie, too, was tall now, with braided
and coiled hair; she was almost as tall as Tom, though she was only thirteen; and she really looked older than he did at that moment.
Long strings of young horses out of the country, fresh from the marshes; and droves of shaggy little Welsh ponies, no higher than Merrylegs; and hundreds of cart horses of all sorts, some of them with their long tails braided
up and tied with scarlet cord; and a good many like myself, handsome and high-bred, but fallen into the middle class, through some accident or blemish, unsoundness of wind, or some other complaint.
Strongly attached to the same beam was what appeared to be an end of a rope of braided
horsehair, which had been cut by the bullet in its passage to the knot.