The deepest sounds of the retiring and invisible column
had ceased to be borne on the breeze to the listeners, and the latest straggler had already disappeared in pursuit; but there still remained the signs of another departure, before a log cabin of unusual size and accommodations, in front of which those sentinels paced their rounds, who were known to guard the person of the English general.
A long stride measured the schoolroom, and presently beside Miss Temple, who herself had risen, stood the same black column
which had frowned on me so ominously from the hearthrug of Gateshead.
Or reading sermons, and being catechised by their manservant, and set to learn a column
of Scripture names, if they don't answer properly?
The two curates became redder and redder as they passed the column
of young ladies.
The third rose nearly two hundred feet into the air above a clump of underwood--a giant of a vegetable, with a red column
as big as a cottage, and a wide shadow around in which a company could have manoeuvred.
Then feed us and break us and handle and groom, And give us good riders and plenty of room, And launch us in column
of squadron and see The way of the war-horse to "Bonnie Dundee"!
As soon as it was alight, he threw on it a handful of perfumes, and pronounced a few words that I did not understand, and immediately a thick column
of smoke rose high into the air.
There lay a great white marble column
which had fallen to the ground and broken into three pieces, but between these grew the most beautiful white flowers.
The grocer ran his finger down the advertisement column
of his newspaper--"Lost, stolen or strayed, 10s.
But when a column
of news was sent by telephone to The Boston Globe, the whole newspaper world was agog with excitement.
In the midst of that hell, a column
of soldiers was forcing its way to the bridge, between two hedges of dead bodies.
Sola mounted the chariot, which was swinging into its place in line, and I hastened to my waiting thoat and galloped to my station beside Tars Tarkas at the rear of the column