Chandos hath persuaded the prince to leave many behind
, and indeed I think that he is right, for there is little food and less water in these parts for which we are bound.
And all the while that he explored, his blacks huddled close together at his back, and strange shapes hovered upon either hand and before them and behind
, yet never close enough that any might say that they were not alone.
By all rights, Daylight should have camped below the last pitch of the pass at the dim end of day; but he kept on and over and down to Sheep Camp, while behind
him raged a snow-storm that would have delayed him twenty-four hours.
Instantly the Belgian ceased his efforts with the dying animal at his feet, and seizing his rifle, dropped behind
the horse and fired at the oncoming Arab.
The place seemed silent and deserted, so he took the opportunity of concealing himself near the spot whence he had seen Oolanga trying to investigate whatever was concealed behind
the iron door.
'And one of the robbers saw that there was a gold ring still left on her finger, and as it was difficult to draw off, he took a hatchet and cut off her finger; but the finger sprang into the air and fell behind
the great cask into my lap.
There were about thirty men in the party and one woman--a girl whose hands seemed to be bound behind
her and who was being pulled along by two of the men.
In a moment I was knee-deep in rotting vegetation, and the awful thing behind
me was gaining rapidly as I floundered and fell in my efforts to extricate myself.
"We are doing exactly what we did last time....Last time, I joined you as you were leaving the stage and followed close behind
you down this passage."
Quickly I realized that the warriors had taken one of the other corridors with their prisoner, and so I hastened back with a feeling of considerable relief to take up a much safer and more desirable position behind
Two were pressing me so closely that I could not turn when I heard a movement behind
me, and noted that the sound of the battle anthem had ceased.
the cuckoo already!" said Stepan Arkadyevitch, coming out from behind