Now at first Tattercoats said she would not; but the gooseherd said, "Take fortune when it comes, little one."
Then the gooseherd smiled to himself, and played sweeter than ever.
"Even cripples can dance when they choose," said the gooseherd.
"Peirol, the gooseherd's boy," the youngster replied composedly.
BOY (as king walks away): He is a kind gentleman, whoever he may be; but take my word for it, he will never make a gooseherd.
Yet was she as lowly and simple of speech and demeanour as if she were a gooseherd of fourteen winters.
Yes, the son of a gooseherd in Fief; he served his time with the Zouaves.
In our Franconian village the gooseherd was a little boy, vastly proud of his job.
"Good company, indeed," said the gooseherd, and played a new tune that was not a dance.