He turned, stared, bawled something about "crawling out in a thing like a dish cover," and ran on to the gate of the house at the crest
We had ascended it near the place of its termination and at its lowest point, and now saw our route to the mountains distinctly defined along its narrow crest
, which was covered with a soft carpet of verdure, and was in many parts only a few feet wide.
It wandered along the crest
of the hill and terminated before a fragment of wall pierced by a rough aperture which had once been a door.
Gently she rose from the surface of the water, executed a wide spiral as she mounted rapidly, circled once far above us and then disappeared over the crest
of the cliffs.
And here on the crest
, three hours afterward, he emerged, tired and sweaty, garments torn and face and hands scratched, but with sparkling eyes and an unwonted zestfulness of expression.
Detached groups of horsemen are well in front - not altogether exposed - many of them intently regarding the crest of a hill a mile away in the direction of the interrupted advance.
He is facing the distant crest, holding his field-glass against his eyes with both hands, his elbows needlessly elevated.
Looking at the stars last night as they rose above the crest
of the ridge east of the house, I observed them successively disappear--from left to right.
Around and over it whirled, this way and that, and a few moments later the chicken-coop dropped far away into the sea, where the big waves caught it and slid it up-hill to a foaming crest
and then down-hill into a deep valley, as if it were nothing more than a plaything to keep them amused.
But just before they came to the belt of birch which hid their home, Anne saw a girl who was driving a flock of snow- white geese along the crest
of a velvety green hill on the right.
When we reached the crest
and looked backwards, a glorious view was presented.
The seas previously encountered were as ripples compared with these, which ran a half- mile from crest
and which upreared, I am confident, above our masthead.