I have shot along, a whole week on a stretch, and gone millions and millions of miles, through perfect swarms
of angels, without ever seeing a single white one, or hearing a word I could understand.
She was, however, only an untrained Yorkshire rustic who had been brought up in a moorland cottage with a swarm
of little brothers and sisters who had never dreamed of doing anything but waiting on themselves and on the younger ones who were either babies in arms or just learning to totter about and tumble over things.
As to any recreation with other children of my age, I had very little of that; for the gloomy theology of the Murdstones made all children out to be a swarm
of little vipers (though there WAS a child once set in the midst of the Disciples), and held that they contaminated one another.
And there, streaming across the face of the moon, like a huge swarm
of tiny ants, they could see thousands and thousands of little birds.
and they press the besieged hard upon the outer wall; some plant ladders, some swarm
like bees, and endeavour to ascend upon the shoulders of each other down go stones, beams, and trunks of trees upon their heads, and as fast as they bear the wounded to the rear, fresh men supply their places in the assault Great God
This island and all adjoining it are inhabited by hairy savages, who are certain to attack us, and whatever these dwarfs may do we dare not resist, since they swarm
like locusts, and if one of them is killed the rest will fall upon us, and speedily make an end of us.
Not one of the swarm
of reporters who thronged the Philadelphia Centennial had regarded the telephone as a matter of any public interest.
Paulvitch had taken to the jungle when he had seen the beasts of Tarzan and their savage lord swarm
the deck of the Kincaid, and in his terror lest Tarzan pursue and capture him he had stumbled on deep into the jungle, only to fall at last into the hands of one of the savage cannibal tribes that had felt the weight of Rokoff's evil temper and cruel brutality.
Chasing an errant swarm
of bees is nothing to following a naked lunatic, when the fit of escaping is upon him
He belonged, in fact, to none of the numerous societies which swarm
in the English capital, from the Harmonic to that of the Entomologists, founded mainly for the purpose of abolishing pernicious insects.
No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied, perhaps almost as narrowly as a man with a microscope might scru- tinise the transient creatures that swarm
and multiply in a drop of water.
Across the smoke-infested fields came a brown swarm
of running men who were giving shrill yells.