There, between two waters clear as crystal, through the open panels we were allowed to contemplate the beautiful bushes of brilliant coral and large blocks
of rock clothed with a splendid fur of green variety of sites and landscapes along these sandbanks and algae and fuci.
On hemmed-in ground, I would block
any way of retreat.
The king parted his hair with his hands, and looking at the block
Moreover, it was not necessary to gather many of these stones, for the blocks
were extremely heavy, so much so, indeed, that the doctor's attention was attracted by the circumstance.
the solid rocks cracked to their base, and separated like blocks
beneath the operation of the wedge; a portion of the vault was carried up towards heaven, as if it had been built of cardboard; the green and blue and topaz conflagration and black lava of liquefactions clashed and combated an instant beneath a majestic dome of smoke; then oscillated, declined, and fell successively the mighty monoliths of rock which the violence of the explosion had not been able to uproot from the bed of ages; they bowed to each other like grave and stiff old men, then prostrating themselves, lay down forever in their dusty tomb.
One by one the masters mounted the rostrum beside the slave block
upon which stood their chattels.
Losing its shadow-like appearance it became first cleft and mountainous, next coloured grey and purple, next scattered with white blocks
which gradually separated themselves, and then, as the progress of the ship acted upon the view like a field-glass of increasing power, became streets of houses.
He knelt down, said his prayers, and observed, not without a feeling of sincere joy, that, laying his head on the block
, and keeping his eyes open, he would be able to his last moment to see the grated window of the Buytenhof.
Here you fella, catch one fella block
The ownership of a block
of seven claims in the heart of it gave Daylight his grip and they could not come to terms.
said Clancey, who lived in the next block
Jackson promised to knock Ah Moy's block
off if he did not feed the puppy well, while Sigurd Halvorsen, in the forecastle, did his best to knock off Henrik Gjertsen's block
when the latter was guilty of kicking Scraps out of his way.