Mont Blanc is nearly sixteen thousand feet high; he hid the moon utterly; near him is a peak which is 12,216 feet high; the moon slid along behind
the pinnacles, and when she approached that one I watched her with intense interest, for my reputation as a scientist must stand or fall by its decision.
It made us all lethargic before we had gone far, and when we had left the Half-way House behind
, we habitually dozed and shivered and were silent.
Last time, I joined you as you were leaving the stage and followed close behind
you down this passage.
And as the children ran they heard a sound, and the little sister put her ear to the ground, and heard the broom sweeping the earth close behind
them; so, quick as thought, she threw the comb down on the ground, and in an instant, as the cat had said, a dense forest sprung up, in which the roots and branches were so closely intertwined, that it was impossible to force a way through it.
In a few minutes he moved from his place and went home to Lesser Hill, fully determined that seven o'clock would find him in some hidden place behind
The old woman hid me behind
a large cask, and scarcely had she done this when the robbers returned home, dragging a young girl along with them.
The wind blew through Tess's white muslin to her very skin, and her washed hair flew out behind
For an hour they swarmed about him, until the Warhoon dead formed a hill where he had stood; but at last they overwhelmed him, those behind
pushing the foremost upon him until there remained no space to swing his great sword.
As I watched the procession that moved slowly toward the throne--a procession which consisted of but a handful of priests, who followed Dejah Thoris and the two guardsmen--I caught a fleeting glimpse of a black face peering from behind
the draperies that covered the wall back of the dais upon which stood Salensus Oll awaiting his bride.
She evidently felt unable to look at him without laughing, but could not resist looking at him: so to be out of temptation she slipped quietly behind
one of the columns.
He went in first and after him came Ojo, and then Dorothy, with the Scarecrow behind
us in the vicinity of the prospector there came the most thunderous, awe-inspiring roar that ever had fallen upon my ears.