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" is there not a window in your house on purpose for you to look through?" " For all that," resumed the pendulum, "it is very dark here: and although there is a window, I dare not stop, even for an instant, to look out. "
The Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 340
1825
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Language lessons

Charles Alexander McMurry - English language - 1916
...days of your life but to stare people in the face and to amuse yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen ! Think, I beseech you, how you...like to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backward and forward year after year as I do." "As to that," said the dial, "is there not a...
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The Thompson Readers: Book Four

John Gilbert Thompson, Inez Bigwood - Readers - 1917 - 214 pages
...people in the face and amuse yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen. " Think, I beg of you, how you would like to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and wag backward and forward, year after year, as I do." " As to that," said the Dial, " is there not a window...
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The Progressive Road to Reading, Book 4

Georgine Burchill, William Louis Ettinger, Edgar Dubs Shimer - Readers - 1919
...that goes on in the kitchen? How would you like to be shut up for life in this dark closet, wagging backwards and forwards year after year, as I do?" "As to that," said the dial, "is there not a window in your house, on purpose for you to look through ? " "For all that," answered the pendulum,...
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McGuffey's First [-sixth] Eclectic Reader, Volume 5

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1920
...do all your life but to stare people in the face, and to amuse yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen. Think, I beseech you, how you would...like to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backward and forward year after year, as I do." 4. "As to that," said the dial, "is there not...
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Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and ..., Part 1923

Charles Madison Curry, Erle Elsworth Clippinger - Children - 1921 - 693 pages
...days of your life but to stare people in the face, and to amuse yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen ! Think, I beseech you, how you...do." "As to that," said the dial, "is there not a window in your house on purpose for you to look through?" "For all that," resumed the pendulum, "it...
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Story Hour Readings, Book 7

Ernest Clark Hartwell - Readers - 1921
...to stare people in 25 the face and to amuse yourself with watching all that goes '-''.chen ! Think how you would like to be shut up for life in this dark closet and wag backward and forward, year after year, as I do." "As to that," said the dial, "is there not a window...
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Sixth Reader, Book 6

Calvin Noyes Kendall - 1922
...to amuse yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen! Think, I beseech you, how would you like to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backwards and forwards, year after year, as I do? The Dial. Do you not have a window in your...
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Prose and Poetry

Jane Taylor - Children's literature, English - 1925 - 177 pages
...days of your life but to stare people in the face, and to amuse yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen ! Think, I beseech you, how you would like to be shut up for life M2 in this dark closet, and wag backwards and forwards, year after year, as I do." " As to that," said...
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McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1879 - 256 pages
...do all your life but to stare people in the face, and to amuse yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen. Think, I beseech you, how you •would...like to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backward and forward year after year, as I do." 4. "As to that," said the dial, "is there not...
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Lee's Rhetoric and Composition: For High Schools and Colleges

Teng-Hwee Lee - English language - 1938 - 382 pages
...of your life but to stare people] in, the face and to. amuse' yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen Think I beseech!' you how you would...like to be shut up for life in this dark closet" and to wag backwards and forwards year after year as I do. —"THE DISCONTENTED PENDULUM." \Complaint:...
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