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.
The Arab, who had gone down with his mount, was standing astride him, and seeing the Belgian's strategic position behind
his fallen horse, lost no time in taking up a similar one behind
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.
Suddenly from behind
I heard a tumult of howls, and sharp, piercing barks--much the sound that a pack of wolves raises when in full cry.
Then he sat down behind
Richard's coat-tails and kept his eyes fixed on them, while Richard, sitting at his writing-table, did not stir.
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.
Venus, bright and silvery, shone with her soft light low down in the west behind
the birch trees, and high up in the east twinkled the red lights of Arcturus.