Again Miss Garth waited at the threshold, and again the sound of the rustling dress passed to and fro
-- now far, now near -- to and fro
with a cruel, mechanical regularity, that chilled the warmest sympathy, and daunted the boldest hope.
Herbert got up, and linked his arm in mine, and we slowly walked to and fro
together, studying the carpet.
Then Umslopogaas spoke to Galazi, saying: "My brother, I will fight no more with the spear, but with the axe alone; it was to seek an axe that I ran to and fro
like a coward.
The planks, which had not been swabbed since the mutiny, bore the print of many feet, and an empty bottle, broken by the neck, tumbled to and fro
like a live thing in the scuppers.
The nest swayed to and fro
, as they sat on the rim and cried.
I rushed to and fro
like one distracted, uttering cries of despair, and when from the shore I saw the vessel under full sail just disappearing upon the horizon, I wished bitterly enough that I had been content to stay at home in safety.
She herself has told me that lace is worn in hell; and as she must know how to make it, let it never be out of her hands; for when she is occupied in shifting the bobbins to and fro
, the image or images of what she loves will not shift to and fro
in her thoughts; this is the truth, this is my opinion, and this is my advice.
which I naturally assumed to be Women) interspersed with other Beings still smaller and of the nature of lustrous points -- all moving to and fro
in one and the same Straight Line, and, as nearly as I could judge, with the same velocity.
One was the British consul at Suez, who, despite the prophecies of the English Government, and the unfavourable predictions of Stephenson, was in the habit of seeing, from his office window, English ships daily passing to and fro
on the great canal, by which the old roundabout route from England to India by the Cape of Good Hope was abridged by at least a half.
Across the light huge black shapes, gro- tesque and strange, moved busily to and fro
Sweet words falter to and fro
-- Though the great River rolls between.
The captain of the company had been pacing excitedly to and fro
in the rear.