Next above these come the Nobility, of whom there are several degrees, beginning at Six-Sided Figures, or Hexagons, and from thence rising in the number of their sides
till they receive the honourable title of Polygonal, or many-sided.
Sometimes the band took measured steps in unison to one side
or the other, or backward and again forward--it all seemed very silly and meaningless to me, but at the end of the first piece the Mahars upon the rocks showed the first indications of enthusiasm that I had seen displayed by the dominant race of Pellucidar.
On either side
the seamen whom Sir Nigel had chosen for the purpose had cast their anchors over the side
of the galleys, so that the three vessels, locked in an iron grip, lurched heavily forward upon the swell.
On arriving towards the end of the second stage in this vertical journey, and shaking the long roots which were round me, to my consternation they snapped off one after another like so many pipe stems, and fell in fragments against the side
of the gulf, splashing at last into the waters beneath.
The dawn had come quite, clear; we could see the stony sides
of the valley, and its bottom, which was bestrewed with rocks, and the river, which went from one side
to another, and made white falls; but nowhere the smoke of a house, nor any living creature but some eagles screaming round a cliff.
He caught the one-eyed elder on his blind side
and ripped his ear into ribbons.
They found the forest very thick on this side
, and it looked dark and gloomy.
But just keep those legs still a minute and I'll set you right side
Vronsky was aware of those eyes fastened upon him from all sides
, but he saw nothing except the ears and neck of his own mare, the ground racing to meet him, and the back and white legs of Gladiator beating time swiftly before him, and keeping always the same distance ahead.
There are lots of waste ground by the side
of the roads in every village, amounting often to village greens, where feed the pigs and ganders of the people; and these roads are old-fashioned, homely roads, very dirty and badly made, and hardly endurable in winter, but still pleasant jog- trot roads running through the great pasture-lands, dotted here and there with little clumps of thorns, where the sleek kine are feeding, with no fence on either side
of them, and a gate at the end of each field, which makes you get out of your gig (if you keep one), and gives you a chance of looking about you every quarter of a mile.
The report had scarcely died away ere it was repeated and repeated from without in a scattering volley, shot behind shot, like a string of geese, from every side
of the enclosure.
These rhombs have certain angles, and the three which form the pyramidal base of a single cell on one side
of the comb, enter into the composition of the bases of three adjoining cells on the opposite side