1 That, and the repairs when I brought the pieces to the station, took some months.
2 Three carriers could have brought all that was wanted to set that steamboat afloat.
3 As we had plenty of wood, and caution was the word, I brought up in the middle of the stream.
4 The Accountant had brought out already a box of dominoes, and was toying architecturally with the bones.
5 We had brought his belated correspondence, and a lot of torn envelopes and open letters littered his bed.
6 Yes; I looked at them as you would on any human being, with a curiosity of their impulses, motives, capacities, weaknesses, when brought to the test of an inexorable physical necessity.
7 And, after all, they did not eat each other before my face: they had brought along a provision of hippo-meat which went rotten, and made the mystery of the wilderness stink in my nostrils.
8 There were no signs of life, but there was the ruined roof, the long mud wall peeping above the grass, with three little square window-holes, no two of the same size; all this brought within reach of my hand, as it were.
9 Certainly they had brought with them some rotten hippo-meat, which couldn't have lasted very long, anyway, even if the pilgrims hadn't, in the midst of a shocking hullabaloo, thrown a considerable quantity of it overboard.
10 After work hours he used sometimes to come over from his hut for a talk about his children and his pigeons; at work, when he had to crawl in the mud under the bottom of the steamboat, he would tie up that beard of his in a kind of white serviette he brought for the purpose.