Jane said, "I think it would be perfectly lovely. It's like a bright dream of delirium."
They found the sand-fairy easily. Anthea said:
"I wish we all had beautiful wings to fly with."
"I heard father say the other day people got diseases from germans in rain water. ..."
"What are germans?"
"Little waggly things you see with microscopes," said Cyril with a scientific air.
(E. Nesbit, Five Children and It)