p.9 The time was not one of hurry or bustle. But bustle has very little to do with business.
p.22 The warm summer was followed by a hard winter. It was bitter cold in the mountains and food was scarce. The talk got louder.
p.25 He was a hot dragon when he felt in the mood.
p.33 ...if it is your notion to go dragon-hunting jingling and dingling like Canterbury-Bells, it ain't mine.
p.38 I will pay for the funerals of all the people I have killed, especially the parson of Oakley; he shall have a noble cenotaph - though he was rather lean.
p.40 He was a grammarian and could doubtless see further into the future than others.
p.45 You cannot offer excuses to the King as you can to your neighbours.
p.55 ...nothing pleased him more than finding the miller at a loss for a sneer and the blacksmith quite out of countenance.
p.60 ...the man who has a tame dragon is naturally respected.
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