They ferry over this LETHEAN Sound Both to and fro, thir sorrow to augment, And wish and struggle, as they pass, to reach The tempting stream, with one small drop to loose In sweet forgetfulness all pain and woe, All in one moment, and so neer the brink; But fate withstands, and to oppose th' attempt MEDUSA with GORGONIAN terror guards The Ford, and of it self the water flies All taste of living wight, as once it fled The lip of TANTALUS.
She op'nd, but to shut Excel'd her power; the Gates wide op'n stood, That with extended wings a Bannerd Host Under spread Ensigns marching might pass through With Horse and Chariots rankt in loose array; So wide they stood, and like a Furnace mouth Cast forth redounding smoak and ruddy flame.
When the workmen found it was impossible for me to break loose
, they cut all the strings that bound me; whereupon I rose up, with as melancholy a disposition as ever I had in my life.
With a wrench I tore it loose
, and standing upright in the wobbly log drove it with all the strength of my two arms straight into the gaping jaws of the hydrophidian.
But the Scoodlers closed up in front, as if to bar their way, and so the shaggy man stooped down and picked up a loose
stone, which he threw at the creatures to scare them from the path.
When this shower of arrows was over, I fell a-groaning with grief and pain, and then striving again to get loose
, they discharged another volley larger than the first, and some of them attempted with spears to stick me in the sides, but, by good luck, I had on a buff jerkin, which they could not pierce.
It reminded me so strong of the First Mate tearing loose
as soon as I begin to fiddle that I come nearer to laughing out loud in church than I ever did before or since.
In such a loose
, dry, stony soil, the climate of the intertropical regions alone could produce a vigorous vegetation.
And when his other lusts, amid clouds of incense and perfumes and garlands and wines, and all the pleasures of a dissolute life, now let loose
, come buzzing around him, nourishing to the utmost the sting of desire which they implant in his drone-like nature, then at last this lord of the soul, having Madness for the captain of his guard, breaks out into a frenzy: and if he finds in himself any good opinions or appetites in process of formation, and there is in him any sense of shame remaining, to these better principles he puts an end, and casts them forth until he has purged away temperance and brought in madness to the full.
I will read the inventory," began Craven gravely, picking up one of the papers, "the inventory of what we found loose
and unexplained in the castle.
Expect all hell to break loose
," he cautioned me, "but don't mind it.
The girl rowed, pulling a pair of sculls very easily; the man, with the rudder-lines slack in his hands, and his hands loose
in his waistband, kept an eager look out.