Instead of opposing him in this they stood back in silence until he had made a good-sized
hole in the barrier, when by order of the Princess they all sprang forward and thrust out their sharp thorns.
It was a most uncomfortable half-hour that we spent before we were finally herded through a low entrance into a huge building the center of which was given up to a good-sized
Passepartout, who had been purchasing several dozen mangoes-- a fruit as large as good-sized
apples, of a dark-brown colour outside and a bright red within, and whose white pulp, melting in the mouth, affords gourmands a delicious sensation--was waiting for them on deck.
They hurried him along, the sounds of battle growing fainter and fainter as they drew away from the contestants until there suddenly broke upon D'Arnot's vision a good-sized
clearing at one end of which stood a thatched and palisaded village.
So, when they came to a good-sized
farmhouse, Dorothy walked boldly up to the door and knocked.
The emperor Hadrian had for a tomb a castle as large as a good-sized
village, which they called the Moles Adriani, and is now the castle of St.
fly (Tabanus) was extremely numerous, and tormented us by its painful bite.
The Firth of Forth (as is very well known) narrows at this point to the width of a good-sized
river, which makes a convenient ferry going north, and turns the upper reach into a landlocked haven for all manner of ships.
This miniature theater was not much bigger than a man's coffin stood on end; the upper part was open and displayed a tinseled parlor--a good-sized
handkerchief would have answered for a drop-curtain; the footlights consisted of a couple of candle-ends an inch long; various manikins the size of dolls appeared on the stage and made long speeches at each other, gesticulating a good deal, and they generally had a fight before they got through.
Their idea of a square meal is a pound and a half of roast beef with five or six good-sized
potatoes (soapy ones preferred as being more substantial), plenty of greens, and four thick slices of Yorkshire pudding, followed by a couple of currant dumplings, a few green apples, a pen'orth of nuts, half a dozen jumbles, and a bottle of ginger-beer.
trout, that," said George, turning round to him.
Having invited Helen and me to approach the table, and placed before each of us a cup of tea with one delicious but thin morsel of toast, she got up, unlocked a drawer, and taking from it a parcel wrapped in paper, disclosed presently to our eyes a good-sized