The boy was called Hansel and the girl Gretel. Toward the edge of the wood where the ground became open and sloped down to an old fence and a brambly ditch beyond, only a few fading patches of pale yellow still showed among the dog's mercury and oak-tree roots. On the other side of the fence, the upper part of the field was full of rabbit holes.
She was having tea with her mummy in the kitchen. Suddenly there was a ring at the door. You are spoilt and naughty, and although Daddy and I were going to leave you here with Miss Scott, when we went away, I think it would be better for you to go to school. Once she gave her a little cap of red velvet, which suited her so well that she would never wear anything else.
So she was always called Little Red Riding Hood. All of us get stuffed into a bedroom the size of a car boot. We sleep with the window open. If you have brothers, then you know why. How far had he walked? Nobody knows. Where had he come from? Taller than a house, the Iron Man stood at the top of the cliff, on the very brink, in the darkness. No, children, you are mistaken. Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. Barney had been told this often enough. Rachel Lynde lived just where the Avonlea main road dipped down into a little hollow, fringed with alders and ladies' eardrops and traversed by a brook that had its source away back in the woods of the old Cuthbert place".
It was seventy-five degrees in Phoenix, the sky a perfect, cloudless blue. I was wearing my favorite shirt - sleeveless, white eyelet lace; I was wearing it as a farewell gesture. My carry-on item was a parka. The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs Shears' house. Its eyes were closed. A lot of snow had fallen in Berlin that winter. It did not melt, so the street cleaners had swept it to the edge of the pavement, and there it had lain for weeks in sad, greying heaps.
The owners of these farms had done well. They were rich men. They were also nasty men. All three of them were about as nasty and mean as any men you could meet. A thin, silky thread trailed from her body. The spider landed on a fence post near a farm yard I knew what the weather was like the second I got up.
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