A backward glance convinced me that to return by the way I had come would be more hazardous than to continue across the plateau, so, putting spurs to my poor beast, I made a dash for the opening
to the pass which I could distinguish on the far side of the table land.
Through these frowning walls and dark window openings
it was not likely that my voice could penetrate.
But his setting rays darted along the openings
of the mountain he was on, and lighted the shining covering of the birches, until their smooth and glossy coats nearly rivalled the mountain sides in color.
You who have given that inclination to the openings
of your embrasures, by means of which you so effectively protect the men who serve the guns?
We searched the corpse very carefully for the usual openings
through which the entrails are extracted, but, to our surprise, we could discover none.
The coat-shirt not yet introduced, a man had to slip the old-fashioned kind over his head, drag it down past his shoulders and poke blindly for the sleeve openings
Of these the latter may have afforded a finer field for an acute and original observer, but the other was so strange in its inception and so dramatic in its details that it may be the more worthy of being placed upon record, even if it gave my friend fewer openings
for those deductive methods of reasoning by which he achieved such remarkable results.
At last (my watch showed that it was one in the morning) I saw the gleam of water amid the openings
of the jungle, and ten minutes later I was among the reeds upon the borders of the central lake.
I don't care a button myself for Paul's Penny, or such things," he admitted in answer to some antiquarian openings
from the clergyman who was slightly acquainted with him, "but I wear the King's coat, you know, and it's a serious thing when the King's uncle leaves a thing here with his own hands under my charge.
As the young man walked toward it the upper windows drew a black arcade along the side wall of the building, but from the lower openings
, on the side where the ground sloped steeply down to the Corbury road, the light shot its long bars, illuminating many fresh furrows in the track leading to the basement door, and showing, under an adjoining shed, a line of sleighs with heavily blanketed horses.
His good friend Jarndyce and some other of his good friends then helped him, in quicker or slower succession, to several openings
in life, but to no purpose, for he must confess to two of the oldest infirmities in the world: one was that he had no idea of time, the other that he had no idea of money.
Every five minutes, by removing some of the crowd, gave greater openings
for her charms.