The whole scene had passed with a rapidity that confused the female, who was unconsciously rejoicing in the escape of the buck, as he rather darted like a meteor than ran across
the road, when a sharp, quick sound struck her ear, quite different from the full, round reports of her father’s gun, but still sufficiently distinct to be known as the concussion produced by firearms.
The creatures had crept downwards with the subsidence of the rick till they were all together at the bottom, and being now uncovered from their last refuge they ran across
the open ground in all directions, a loud shriek from the by-this-time half-tipsy Marian informing her companions that one of the rats had invaded her person--a terror which the rest of the women had guarded against by various schemes of skirt-tucking and self-elevation.
I had not been back twenty-four hours before I ran across
Rose Waterford in Jermyn Street.
In some publication she ran across
a brief printed note to the effect that French women were just beginning to wear fascinating beruffled caps at the breakfast table.
The little creature ran across
at the words and nestled up against the lady's dress.
Baynes ran across
the dead village toward the fringe of jungle upon the river's brim.
Quickly he ran across
the tent and threw himself upon the back of Mohammed Beyd.
The wolves were now in the country of game, and though they still hunted in pack, they hunted more cautiously, cutting out heavy cows or crippled old bulls from the small moose-herds they ran across
In one corner, with his head buried in his arms, a sailor sprawled over a table, and by the tawdrily painted bar that ran across
one complete side stood two haggard women, mocking an old man who was brushing the sleeves of his coat with an expression of disgust.
When the rising sun shone through the narrow window it found Joan de Tany at peace with all about her; the carved golden hilt of the toy that had hung at her girdle protruded from her breast, and a thin line of crimson ran across
the snowy skin to a little pool upon the sheet beneath her.
He ran across
a book in the library on the care of the body, and promptly developed a penchant for a cold-water bath every morning, much to the amazement of Jim, and to the bewilderment of Mr.
The barranca is the site of the ancient right of way that in the time of private property in land ran across
the holding of one Chauvet, a French pioneer of California who came from his native country in the fabled days of gold.