Nag waved to and fro
, and then Rikki-tikki heard him drinking from the biggest water-jar that was used to fill the bath.
So, through long halls of many-colored fire, they led her to a Spirit fairer than the rest, whose crown of flames waved to and fro
like golden plumes, while, underneath her violet robe, the light within her breast glowed bright and strong.
One trotted before the other at a distance of a couple of yards, while between them, from a pole resting on the shoulders, was suspended a huge cluster of bananas, which swayed to and fro
with the rocking gait at which they proceeded.
That naked thing running to and fro
makes a monkey-jest of those who have once been good hunters, and pulls the best of us by the whiskers for sport.
Yet, as we proceeded, the sounds of human life revived by sure degrees, and at length large bands of the most abandoned of a London populace were seen reeling to and fro
Its pendulum swung to and fro
with a dull, heavy, monotonous clang; and when the minute-hand made the circuit of the face, and the hour was to be stricken, there came from the brazen lungs of the clock a sound which was clear and loud and deep and exceedingly musical, but of so peculiar a note and emphasis that, at each lapse of an hour, the musicians of the orchestra were constrained to pause, momentarily, in their performance, to harken to the sound; and thus the waltzers perforce ceased their evolutions; and there was a brief disconcert of the whole gay company; and, while the chimes of the clock yet rang, it was observed that the giddiest grew pale, and the more aged and sedate passed their hands over their brows as if in confused revery or meditation.
I took a new pleasure in the streets of Paris, and I looked with smiling eyes at the people who hurried to and fro
As he lit a pipe and walked to and fro
, he felt that this new state of things lent a certain savour to life - took from it a certain sensation of finality not altogether agreeable, which his recent great achievements in the financial world seemed to have inspired.
A reader of words of wind-demons might have been able to see the portions of a dialogue pass to and fro
between the exhorter and his hearers.
On both these heads I unbosomed to Rankeillor the next morning, walking to and fro
about six of the clock before the house of Shaws, and with nothing in view but the fields and woods that had been my ancestors' and were now mine.
In five minutes' time, the little steamer is utterly deserted, and the packet is beset and over-run by its late freight, who instantly pervade the whole ship, and are to be met with by the dozen in every nook and corner: swarming down below with their own baggage, and stumbling over other people's; disposing themselves comfortably in wrong cabins, and creating a most horrible confusion by having to turn out again; madly bent upon opening locked doors, and on forcing a passage into all kinds of out-of-the-way places where there is no thoroughfare; sending wild stewards, with elfin hair, to and fro
upon the breezy decks on unintelligible errands, impossible of execution: and in short, creating the most extraordinary and bewildering tumult.