His plumed helmet was carried behind
him by his body-squire, and his head was covered by a small purple cap, from under which his snow-white hair curled downwards to his shoulders.
Suddenly the door behind
him closed, and at the same time hands clutched him from every direction out of the darkness.
The days slipped into days, nights and twilight's alternating, cold snaps gave way to snow-falls, and cold snaps came on again, and all the while, through the long hours, the miles piled up behind
And there the two lay, alternately firing at and cursing each other, while from behind
the Arab, Tarzan of the Apes approached to the edge of the forest.
I seized her arm and drew her after me behind
a nearby tree, for I had seen that with both their comrades down the others were preparing to launch their spears.
The howling and snapping and barking of the new element which had been infused into the melee now seemed centered quite close behind
me, and as I raised myself upon my hands and glanced around I saw what it was that had distracted the DYRYTH, as I afterward learned the thing is called, from my trail.
A faint shuffling sounded behind
me, and as I cast a hasty glance over my shoulder my blood froze in my veins for the thing I saw there.
She must be contemplating some cunning strategy, I thought, and so I fought on secure in the belief that my divine princess stood close behind
But what turns my head and makes my gorge rise, is the cold-blooded, conscious, deliberate cruelty and torment that is manifest behind
ninety-nine of every hundred trained-animal turns.
But she's touchy still, very touchy; and one's life is hardly safe behind
She evidently felt unable to look at him without laughing, but could not resist looking at him: so to be out of temptation she slipped quietly behind
one of the columns.
Presently the moon rose up behind
some of those sky-piercing fingers or pinnacles of bare rock of which I have spoken--they were a little to the left of the crest of Mont Blanc, and right over our heads--but she couldn't manage to climb high enough toward heaven to get entirely above them.