The river had worn away the edge of the soft rock in such a manner as to render its first pitch
less abrupt and perpendicular than is usual at waterfalls.
It was dark as pitch
there; but I said, in a kind of a coarse whisper, "Jim
Tom, you pitch
around and talk in your sleep so much that you keep me awake half the time.
Eudoxy Morton ain't come yet; I hope to the land she will, or Mis' Deacon Milliken'll pitch
the tunes where we can't reach 'em with a ladder; can't you pitch
, afore she gits her breath and clears her throat?
Weston, his son, Emma, and Harriet, only remained; and the young man's spirits now rose to a pitch
Two thousand a-year;" and then working himself up to a pitch
of enthusiastic generosity, he added, "Elinor, I wish with all my heart it were TWICE as much, for your sake.
I think,' said Olof, 'that your wooer will come up through the floor of the castle to you, and so you must be prepared when you hear the noise of his coming and the floor begins to open, and have at hand blazing pitch
, and pour plenty of it into the opening.
At that period, as there were few lamps or candles to be had, people used to read or work by the light of pitch
On the second day of their descent, the travellers, having got beyond the steepest pitch
of the mountains, came to where the deep and rugged ravine began occasionally to expand into small levels or valleys, and the stream to assume for short intervals a more peaceful character.
One of these precipices, or cliffs, is curiously worn by time and weather so as to have the appearance of a ruined fortress, with towers and battlements, beetling high above the river, while two small cascades, one hundred and fifty feet in height, pitch
down from the fissures of the rocks.
You take right hold an' pitch
in 'longside o' me, or you'll catch it, an' I'll catch it fer backin' you up.
Mother Holle led her, as she had led her sister, to the broad gateway; but as she was passing through, instead of the shower of gold, a great bucketful of pitch
came pouring over her.