Not one adventure in a whole day. Just grey banks and grey banks and grey banks, and not even an adventure.
Sniff, from the book Comet in Moominland
And that was how you landed in prison I suppose? I suppose it was there you met those creatures – Snorks didn’t you call them?
The way I see it, I can own anything on Earth, even the Earth itself, if I say it’s mine.
Snufkin, from the book
At last they decided on the cave, but not to let Sniff into the secret (although it was really his cave), because he was rather a small person for such a big secret.