Kenneth Grahame

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Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame

A careful inspection showed them that, even if they succeeded in righting it by themselves, the cart would travel no longer. The axles were in a hopeless state, and the missing wheel was shattered into pieces.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:55]
After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:02]
Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner, in single file, instead of sprawling all across the road and being of no use or support to each other in case of sudden trouble or danger.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:12]
Badger hates Society, and invitations, and dinner, and all that sort of thing.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:18]
Independence is all very well, but we animals never allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit; and that limit you've reached.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:25]
It's never the wrong time to call on Toad. Early or late he's always the same fellow. Always good-tempered, always glad to see you, always sorry when you go!More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:30]
Monkeys who very sensibly refrain from speech, lest they should be set to earn their livings.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:35]
Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:48]
The clever men at Oxford, know all that there is to be knowed. But they none of them know one half as much, as intelligent Mr. Toad.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:52]
The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger. He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and, though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence felt by everybody about the place.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:57]
The whole wood seemed running now, running hard, hunting, chasing, closing in round something or - somebody? In panic, he began to run too, aimlessly, he knew not whither.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:03]
The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now; with all the usual lot, good, bad, and indifferent - I name no names. It takes all sorts to make a world.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:09]
There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:15]
Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come, while stars grew fuller and larger all around them, and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently from nowhere in particular, came to keep them company and listen to their talk.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:25]
Well, very long ago, on the spot where the Wild Wood waves now, before ever it had planted itself and grown up to what it now is, there was a city - a city of people, you know.More Kenneth Grahame [08/20/2011 03:08:31]
It'll be all right, my fine fellow," said the Otter. "I'm coming along with you, and I know every path blindfold; and if there's a head that needs to be punched, you can confidently rely upon me to punch it.More Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working.More Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.More Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Badger hates Society, and invitations, and dinner, and all that sort of thing.More Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.More Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Rat, meanwhile, was busy examining the label on one of the beer-bottles. "I perceive this to be Old Burton," he remarked approvingly. "Sensible Mole! The very thing! Now we shall be able to mull some ale. Get the things ready, Mole, while I draw the corks."More Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Brain against brute force - and brain came out on the top - as its bound to do.More Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A careful inspection showed them that, even if they succeeded in righting it by themselves, the cart would travel no longer. The axles were in a hopeless state, and the missing wheel was shattered into pieces.More Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Home! That was what they meant, those caressing appeals, Those soft touches wafted through the air, those invisible little hands pulling and tugging, all one way.More Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An errant May-fly swerved unsteadily athwart the current in the intoxicated fashion affected by young bloods of May-flies seeing life. A swirl of water and a 'cloop!' and the May-fly was visible no moreMore Kenneth Grahame [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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