Then, on the slight turn of the Lower Hope Reach, clusters
of factory chimneys come distinctly into view, tall and slender above the squat ranges of cement works in Grays and Greenhithe.
The cluster shivered, as from hooked fore-foot to hooked hind-foot it telegraphed uneasiness.
The spoken word snapped the current through the cluster.
Not by a whole comb," cried the young bee who had broken the cluster.
Some bees tried the new plan for a while, and found it cost eight times more wax than the old six sided specification; and, as they never allowed a cluster to hang up and make wax in peace, real wax was scarce.
And, above it, the woman of marble, composed and blind on the high pedestal, seemed to ward off the devouring night with a cluster of lights.
And looming vaguely below the woman of marble, livid and still like a patient phantom, held out in the night a cluster of extinguished lights.
Each of the Martians, standing in the great crescent I have described, had discharged, by means of the gunlike tube he carried, a huge canister over whatever hill, copse, cluster
of houses, or other possible cover for guns, chanced to be in front of him.
Nothing of interest enlivened our journey by rail and caravan till we came to the cluster
of date-palms about the ancient well upon the rim of the Sahara.
But the entire range of heroic legend was open to these poets, and other clusters
of epics grew up dealing particularly with the famous story of Thebes, while others dealt with the beginnings of the world and the wars of heaven.
The body of the chariot was decorated on the outside with designs in clusters
of sparkling emeralds, while inside it was lined with a green and gold satin, and the cushions of the seats were of green plush embroidered in gold with a crown, underneath which was a monogram.
Along the edges of that winding path grew banks of velvet green moss, starred with clusters
of pigeon berries.