At the instant of the dart an ulcerous jet
shot from this cruel wound, and goaded by it into more than sufferable anguish, the whale now spouting thick blood, with swift fury blindly darted at the craft, bespattering them and their glorying crews all over with showers of gore, capsizing Flask's boat and marring the bows.
He closed the door and took a swift glance around the room by the light of a flickering gas jet
Now I can turn my eyes toward the mill again, and watch the unresting wheel sending out its diamond jets
Moving on, I at last came to a dim sort of light not far from the docks, and heard a forlorn creaking in the air; and looking up, saw a swinging sign over the door with a white painting upon it, faintly representing a tall straight jet
of misty spray, and these words underneath -- The Spouter-Inn: --Peter Coffin.
For this purpose, ``he stained his hair and his whole body entirely as black as jet
, so that nothing was white but his teeth,'' and succeeded in imposing himself on the king, as an Ethiopian minstrel.
of fire had become invisible about a quarter past twelve.
Lovely as the Greek girls of Cyprus or Chios, Mercedes boasted the same bright flashing eyes of jet
, and ripe, round, coral lips.
Far off, the lofty jet
of the whale might be seen, and nearer at hand the prowling shark, that villainous footpad of the seas, would come skulking along, and, at a wary distance, regard us with his evil eye.
The tulip was beautiful, splendid, magnificent; its stem was more than eighteen inches high; it rose from out of four green leaves, which were as smooth and straight as iron lance-heads; the whole of the flower was as black and shining as jet
Alert, dilating and contracting, as swift as cautious, and infinitely apprehensive, the pupils vertically slitted in jet
into the midmost of amazing opals of greenish yellow, the eyes roved the room.
A table had been laid with six covers on the massive stone which formed the bottom of the Columbiad, and lighted by a jet
of electric light resembling that of day itself.
The gas jet
threw its full light on the bloodless, sunken face under the black hat and on the white cravat, brilliant against the beaver of the coat.