I was on the summit
of one swell when the schooner came stooping over the next.
At the summit
was a circular orifice, by which I had caught the slight gleam of light, evidently daylight.
After resting for a few moments we began the ascent, and after a little vigorous climbing found ourselves close to its summit
It was the dying command of the Blackbird that his tomb should be on the summit
of this hill, in which he should be interred, seated on his favorite horse, that he might overlook his ancient domain, and behold the barks of the white men as they came up the river to trade with his people.
I have already explained to our young friend here," said Challenger (he has a way of alluding to me as if I were a school child ten years old), "that it is quite impossible that there should be an easy way up anywhere, for the simple reason that if there were the summit
would not be isolated, and those conditions would not obtain which have effected so singular an interference with the general laws of survival.
But before she had quite reached it another vehicle shot out from a clump of trees on the summit
, came round the bend of the road there, passed the luggage-cart, and halted beside Tess, who looked up as if in great surprise.
We jogged along peacefully over the great caravan route from Damascus to Jerusalem and Egypt, past Lubia and other Syrian hamlets, perched, in the unvarying style, upon the summit
of steep mounds and hills, and fenced round about with giant cactuses, (the sign of worthless land,) with prickly pears upon them like hams, and came at last to the battle-field of Hattin.
Now, what aspect did this whole present, when, as viewed from the summit
of the towers of Notre-Dame, in 1482?
His distress and his exclamations were interrupted by a signal which had been given from the summit
of the mansion.
High above the ground I reached a point whence I could see the summit
of the hill.
Werper, clawing fearfully during the perilous ascent, sweating in terror, almost palsied by fear, but spurred on by avarice, following upward, until at last he stood upon the summit
of the rocky hill.
I am alone upon the summit
of the great cliff overlooking the broad Pacific.