Dropping lightly after them I drew them rapidly around the court in the shadows
of the buildings, and thus we returned over the same course I had so recently followed from the distant boundary of the city.
So I stood for perhaps a minute, and then, with an eye to the trees still, turned westward to cross the headland; and as I moved, one among the lurking shadows
moved to follow me.
As time went by, the Frost-King feared the task had been too hard for the Fairy; sounds were heard behind the walls of mist, bright shadows
seen to pass within, but the little voice was never heard.
She is a year nearer unto Death; for I did not fail to see that, as she came into the shade, her shadow
fell from her, and was swallowed up in the dark water, making its blackness more black.
But he grew old - This knight so bold - And o'er his heart a shadow
Fell, as he found No spot of ground That looked like Eldorado.
On the edge of the great orb lay a faint rim of shadow
, while a smoky hue grew and gathered upon its bright surface.
At the moment when he was coolly retying his shoulder knots, with his nose in the air, he saw the shadow
approaching him with slow steps, so slow that he had ample time to observe that this shadow
wore a cloak and a hat.
From the dark shadows
of the mighty forest came the wild calls of savage beasts--the deep roar of the lion, and, occasionally, the shrill scream of a panther.
She swept over the garden like a shadow
, and like a shadow
she sailed through the grove.
If he thought at all, but I don't believe he ever thought, it was that he and his shadow
, when brought near each other, would join like drops of water, and when they did not he was appalled.
At the same instant Mombi knew she was discovered and must quickly plan an escape, and as transformations were easy to her she immediately took the form of a Shadow
and glided along the wall of the tent toward the entrance, thinking thus to disappear.
I saw a great deal of him while we were in London; for, as soon as he heard we were there, he came up under pretence of visiting his brother, and either followed me, like a shadow
, wherever I went, or met me, like a reflection, at every turn.