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When she had gone to attend to the potatoes the children looked at each other. Could it be that old Nurse had so changed that she no longer cared that they should have been away from home for twenty four hours all night in fact without any explanation whatever But the Psammead put its head out of its basket and said What s the matter Don t you understand You come back through the charm arch at the same time as you go through it. This isn t tomorrow Is it still yesterday asked Jane. No, it s today. The same as it s always been. It wouldn t do to go mixing up the present and the Past, and cutting bits out of bulk disposable face mask one to fit into the other. Then all that adventure took no time at all You can call it that if you like, said the Psammead. It took none of the modern time, anyhow. That evening Anthea carried up a steak for the learned gentleman s dinner. 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he day was uneventful. The only thing exciting enough to write about was in one of the locks, where there was a snake a viper. It was asleep in a warm sunny corner of the lock gate, and when the gate was shut it fell off into the water. Alice and Dora screamed hideously. So did Daisy, but her screams were thinner. The snake swam round and round all the time our boat was in the lock. It swam with four inches of itself the head end reared up out of the water, exactly like Kaa in the Jungle Book so we know Kipling is a true author and no rotter. We were careful to keep our hands well inside the boat. A snake s eyes strike terror into the boldest breast. When the lock was full father killed the viper with a boat hook. I was sorry for it myself. It was indeed a venomous serpent. But it was the first we had ever seen, except at the Zoo. And it did swim most awfully well. Directly the snake had been killed H. O. reached out for its corpse, and the next moment the body of our little brother was seen wriggling conclusively on the boat s edge. This exciting spectacle was not of a lasting nature. He went right in. Father clawed him out. He is very unlucky with water. Being a birthday, but little was said. H. O. was wrapped in everybody s coats, and did not take any cold at all. This glorious birthday ended with an iced cake and ginger wine, and drinking healths. Then we played whatever we liked. There had been rounders during the afternoon. It was a day to be for ever marked by memory s brightest what s its name. I should not have said anything about the picnic but for one thing. It was the thin edge of the wedge. It was the all powerful lever that moved but too many events. You see, WE WERE NO LONGER STRANGERS TO THE RIVER. And we went there whenever we could. Only we had to take the dogs, and to promise no bathing without grown ups. But paddling in back waters was allowed. I say no more. I have not numerated Noel s birthday presents because I wish to leave something to the imagination of my young readers. The best authors always do this. If you will take the large, red catalogue of the Army and Navy Stores, and just make a list of about fifteen of the things you would like best prices from 2s. to 25s. you will get a very good idea of Noel s presents, and it will help you to make up your mind in case you are asked just before your next birthday what you really NEED. One of Noel s birthday presents was a cricket ball. He cannot bowl for nuts, and it was a first rate ball. So some days after the birthday Oswal.sort of plaything. Well, I wish that all these slaves may have in their hands this moment their fill of their favourite meat and drink. Instantly all the people in the Mile End Road, and in all the other streets where disposable infant face mask poor people live, found their hands full of things to eat and drink. 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You pay me my fare, he said threateningly, and looked down at the mound, muttering again about his tea. We ll take another cab, said Cyril with dignity. Give me change for a sovereign, if you please. But the cabman, as it turned out, was not at all a nice character. He took the sovereign, whipped up his horse, and disappeared in the stream of cabs and omnibuses and wagons, without giving them any change at all. Already a little crowd was collecting round the party. Come on, said Robert, leading the wrong way. The crowd black disposable face mask round them thickened. They were in a narrow street where many gentlemen in black coats and without hats were standing about on the pavement talking very loudly. How ugly their clothes are, said the Queen of Babylon. They d be rather fine men, some of them, if they were dressed decently, especially the ones with the beautiful long, curved noses. I wish they were dressed like the Babylonians of my court. And of course, it was so. The moment the almost fainting Psammead had blown itself out every man in Throgmorton Street appeared abruptly in Babylonian full dress. All were carefully powdered, their hair and beards were scented and curled, their garments richly embroidered. They wore rings and armlets, flat gold collars and swords, and impossible looking head dresses. A stupefied silence fell on them. I say, a youth who had always been fai.priest and struck the match on disposable infant face mask his boot. He stood up, shielding the flame with one hand. See he said, with modest pride. Here, take it into your hand. No, thank you, said the priest, swiftly backing. Can you do that again Yes. Then come with me to the great double house of Pharaoh. He loves good magic, and he will raise you to honour and glory. There s no need of secrets between initiates, he went on confidentially. 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Ah, disposable infant face mask you wait till you see the palace, Jane whispered back. The palace was indeed much more magnificent than anything they had yet seen that day, though it would have made but a poor show beside that of the Babylonian King. They came to it throu.
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We got all the rabbits out of the hutches and put pink paper tails on to them, and hunted them with horns made out of The Times. They got away somehow, and before they were caught next day they had eaten a good many lettuces and other things. Oswald is very sorry for this. He rather likes the gardener. Denny wanted to put paper tails on the guinea pigs, and it was no use our telling him there was nothing to tie the paper on to. He thought we were kidding until we showed him, and then he said, Well, never mind , and got the girls to give him bits of the blue stuff left over from their dressing gowns. I ll make them sashes to tie round their little middles, he said. And he did, and the bows stuck up on the tops of their backs. One of the guinea pigs was never seen again, and the same with the tortoise when we had done his shell with vermilion paint. He crawled away and returned no more. Perhaps someone collected him and thought he was an expensive kind unknown in these disposable infant face mask cold latitudes. The lawn under the cedar was transformed into a dream of beauty, what with the stuffed creatures and the paper tailed things and the waterfall. And Alice said I wish the tigers did not look so flat. For of course with pillows you can only pretend it is a sleeping tiger getting ready to make a spring out at you. It is difficult to prop up tiger skins in a life like manner when there are no bones inside them, only pillows and sofa cushions. What about the beer stands I said. And we medical face mask walgreens got two out of the cellar. With bolsters and string we fastened insides to the tigers and they were really fine. The legs of the beer stands did for tigers legs. It was inde.d suddenly shrieked, Oh, my foot oh, it s a shark I know it is or a crocodile The others on the bank could hear her shrieking, but they could not see us properly they did not know what was happening. Noel told me afterwards he never could care for that paint brush. Of course we knew medical mask face mask designs it could not be a shark, but I thought of pike, which are large and very angry always, and I caught hold of Dora. She screamed without stopping. I shoved her along to where there was a ledge of brickwork, and shoved her up, till she could sit on it, then she got her foot out of the water, still screaming. It was indeed terrible. The thing she thought was a shark came up with her foot, and it was a horrid, jagged, old meat tin, and she had put her foot right into it. Oswald got it off, and directly he did so blood began to pour from the wounds. The tin edges had cut it in several spots. It was very pale blood, because her foot was wet, of course. She stopped screaming, and turned green, and I thought she was going to faint, like Daisy did on the jungle day. Oswald held her up as well as he could, but it really was one of the least agreeable moments in his life. For the raft was gone, and she couldn t have waded back anyway, and we didn t know how deep the moat might be in other places. But Mrs Pettigrew had not been idle. She is not a bad sort really. Just as Oswald was wondering whether he could swim after the raft and get it back, a boat s nose shot out from under a dark archway a little further up under the house. It was the boathouse, and Albert s uncle had got the punt and took us back in it. When we had regained the dark arch where the boat lives we had to go up the cellar stairs. Dora had to be carried. There was but little said to us that day. We were sent to bed those who had not been on the raft the same as the others, for they owned up all right, and Albert s uncle is the soul of justice. Next day but one was Saturday. Father gave us a talking to with other things. The worst was when Dora couldn t get her shoe on, so they sent for the doctor, and Dora had to lie down for ever so long. It was indeed poor luck. When the doctor had gone Alice said to me It IS hard lines, but Dora s very jolly about it. Daisy s been telling her about how we should all go to her with our little joys and sorrows and things, and about the sweet influence from a sick bed that can be felt all over the house, like in What Katy Did, disposable infant face mask and Dora said she hoped she might prove a blessing to us all while she s laid up. Oswald said he hoped so.