The scene that was to take place in the office below
began to grow in her mind.
In the clearer view she could distinguish a staggering figure in the trail below
who had evidently been stopped by two other expostulating shadows that were approaching from the shelter of a tree.
to thy nightly grave; where such as ye sleep between shrouds, to use ye to the filling one at last.
Well, early one morning we hid the raft in a good, safe place about two mile below
a little bit of a shabby village named Pikesville, and the king he went ashore and told us all to stay hid whilst he went up to town and smelt around to see if anybody had got any wind of the Royal Nonesuch there yet.
Promptly afterwards, fresh sounds of astonishment arose; the window of the captain's room was thrown open with a slam and a jingle of broken glass, and a man leaned out into the moonlight, head and shoulders, and addressed the blind beggar on the road below
His majesty had given orders, that the island should move north-east and by east, to the vertical point over Lagado, the metropolis of the whole kingdom below
, upon the firm earth.
It might be barely caught upon the very outer verge of the roof, so that as my body swung out at the end of the strap it would slip off and launch me to the pavement a thousand feet below
I can understand your rising to the surface; but, diving below
the surface, does not your submarine contrivance encounter a pressure, and consequently undergo an upward thrust of one atmosphere for every thirty feet of water, just about fifteen pounds per square inch?
Once or twice I heard a faint pitter-patter like the feet of the dog going hither and thither on the sand far below
me, and there were more birdlike sounds, but that was all.
On each hand the walls of the ravine presented their overhanging sides both above and below
the fall, affording no means whatever of avoiding the cataract by taking a circuit round it.
His falling body came near to tearing me from the frail hold that my single free hand had upon the anchor chain and plunging me with him to the waters of the sea below
This island, lying near to the eastern coast of Africa, is in the sixth degree of south latitude, that is to say, four hundred and thirty geographical miles below