But now, drawing back to the edge of the table, gradually lower your eye (thus bringing yourself more and more into the condition of the inhabitants of Flatland), and you will find the penny becoming more and more oval to your view, and at last when you have placed your eye exactly on the edge of the table (so that you are, as it were, actually a Flatlander) the penny will then have ceased to appear oval at all, and will have become, so far as you can see, a straight
There came a voice to a citizen of Damascus, named Ananias, saying, "Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight
, and inquire at the house of Judas, for one called Saul, of Tarsus; for behold, he prayeth."
'But by the straight
road, when once we get through the hollow by the forest, it's good going--sheltered,' said Vasili Andreevich, who wished to go the nearest way.
His features were good -- a straight
nose, firm mouth, broad forehead, from which his long, dark hair was combed straight
back, falling behind his ears to the collar of his well fitting frock coat.
Red-Cap, however, was on her guard, and went straight
forward on her way, and told her grandmother that she had met the wolf, and that he had said 'good morning' to her, but with such a wicked look in his eyes, that if they had not been on the public road she was certain he would have eaten her up.
So I just took a look, and shoved along, straight
Then I saw the female leap forward and head him; and when he would have gone too far to the left, Raja sprang, snapping at his shoulder and held him straight
PETER got down very quietly off the wheelbarrow, and started running as fast as he could go, along a straight
walk behind some black-currant bushes.
"I've kept straight
all these years," she said, her voice so low that it was almost a whisper.
I can't express what followed it save by saying that the silence itself-- which was indeed in a manner an attestation of my strength-- became the element into which I saw the figure disappear; in which I definitely saw it turn as I might have seen the low wretch to which it had once belonged turn on receipt of an order, and pass, with my eyes on the villainous back that no hunch could have more disfigured, straight
down the staircase and into the darkness in which the next bend was lost.
He pointed straight
to the wire-encircled globe which towered on its slender support above the boat-house.
Genevieve had noticed, with a slight touch of amusement, the curious way in which Joe snuggled his body in against Ponta's in the clinches; but she had not realized why, until, in one such clinch, before the snuggling in could be effected, Ponta's fist whipped straight
up in the air from under, and missed Joe's chin by a hair's-breadth.