37.

Grow larger and smaller

In spite of all that has happened since, I still remember that vigil very distinctly: the black and silent observatory, the shadowed lantern throwing a feeble glow upon the floor in the corner, the steady ticking of the clockwork of the telescope, the little slit in the roof–an oblong profundity with the stardust streaked across…

38.

He have never left me

As he was reflecting in this wise, his eyes fell upon an immense placard which a sort of clown was carrying through the streets. This placard, which was in English, read as follows: “The United States!” said Passepartout; “that’s just what I want! He followed the clown, and soon found himself once more in the…

39.

Laying the spear between us

“I would not do that,” he said, “for you have just saved my life,” and with that he released his hold upon it and squatted down in the bottom of the skiff. “Who are you,” he continued, “and from what country do you come?” I too sat down, laying the spear between us, and tried…

40.

Ugly House To Lovely House

Ugly House To Lovely House presenter George Clarke came under fire this evening. Fans tuning into the Channel 4 programme were left outraged when the architect refused to step in after a couple were given a quote £80,000 above their budget. Denise and her husband Ali had said they wanted to spend no more than…