The ball went hopping round the wheel until it began to settle through the notches.
Rien ne va plus," proclaimed the croupier as once more he invited the company to stake, and prepared to turn the wheel.
She tried to fling herself below the wheels
of the first carriage as it reached her; but the red bag which she tried to drop out of her hand delayed her, and she was too late; she missed the moment.
The wheel did not cease to turn, nor the blows to rain down.
Then he moved in his bonds, and his furious exertions made the ancient wheel of the pillory shriek on its axle.
The tumultuous noise resolved itself now into the disorderly mingling of many voices, the gride of many wheels
, the creaking of waggons, and the staccato of hoofs.
From the edge of the wood leading up the acclivity are the tracks of horses and wheels
- the wheels
Wolf Larsen motioned for me to come down, and when I stood beside him at the wheel
gave me instructions for heaving to.
Another thing, they scarcely ever put on the brake, however steep the downhill may be, and thus bad accidents sometimes happen; or if they do put it on, they often forget to take it off at the bottom of the hill, and more than once I have had to pull halfway up the next hill, with one of the wheels
held by the brake, before my driver chose to think about it; and that is a terrible strain on a horse.
The rest of the Wheelers had now reached the foot of the hill, but it was evident that their wheels
would not roll upon the rough and jagged rocks, and therefore they were helpless to follow Dorothy and the hen to where they had taken refuge.
Another day, Chanticleer and Partlet wished to ride out together; so Chanticleer built a handsome carriage with four red wheels
, and harnessed six mice to it; and then he and Partlet got into the carriage, and away they drove.
A high chair on wheels
moved by, through the field of red light, carrying a shadowy figure with floating hair, and arms furiously raised and lowered working the machinery that propelled the chair at its utmost rate of speed.