But the feeling is more as if the ground
had taken hold of her.
With regard to ground
of this nature, be before the enemy in occupying the raised and sunny spots, and carefully guard your line of supplies.
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.
Having done so, he covered the ground
more slowly, as though inviting attention to detail.
But it soon had to repent of its boasting, for a hurricane arose which tore it up from its roots, and cast it a useless log on the ground
, while the little Reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
The boy throve and grew big, and when he was too heavy for his nurse to carry, a chair was made for him on little wheels, in which he could wander through the palace gardens without help; at other times he was carried about on a litter, and he was always carefully watched and guarded for fear he should at any time put his feet to the ground
Following it came another, and another, and another, until twenty of them, swinging low above the ground
, sailed slowly and majestically toward us.
Behind, before, and on both sides, crowds of militiamen with bared heads walked, ran, and bowed to the ground
What was once a smooth-shaven lawn before the house, dotted here and there with ornamental shrubs, was now covered with frowsy tangled grass, with horseposts set up, here and there, in it, where the turf was stamped away, and the ground
littered with broken pails, cobs of corn, and other slovenly remains.
With each jerk of the ship his hand holds were all but torn loose, and though he knew that eventually they would be and that he must be dashed to the ground
beneath, yet he fought with the madness that is born of hopelessness for the pitiful second which but prolonged his agony.
He kicked the table from him and upset the things on it, so that the bread and roasted meats were all soiled as they fell over on to the ground
By this time the plane was moving along the ground
and even then Usanga was upon the verge of leaping out, and would have done so had he been able to unfasten the strap from about his waist.