It is from the top of this cone
that the second pipe issues, and it runs, as I have said, into the upper beds of the balloon.
The soldiers, of whom there are the most, form the lower section of the cone
and its base.
Presently afterward the secretary of the Gun Club appeared at the top of the cone
in a triumphant attitude.
Very well, replied Barbicane; "in popular language the mean distance from the moon to the earth being sixty terrestrial radii, the length of the cone
of the shadow, on account of refraction, is reduced to less than forty-two radii.
Mr Swiveller gathered up his knees so as to make a great cone
of the bedclothes, and conveyed into his countenance an expression of the utmost concern.
Beth was sorting the cones
that lay thick under the hemlock near by, for she made pretty things with them.
And in August, high in air, the beautiful and bountiful horse-chestnuts, candelabra-wise, proffer the passer-by their tapering upright cones
of congregated blossoms.
When the sisters were treading the neatly-swept garden-walks, between the bright turf that contrasted pleasantly with the dark cones
and arches and wall-like hedges of yew, Priscilla said--
The servants cut our bread into cones
, cylinders, parallelograms, and several other mathematical figures.
The Sphere would willingly have continued his lessons by indoctrinating me in the conformation of all regular Solids, Cylinders, Cones
, Pyramids, Pentahedrons, Hexahedrons, Dodecahedrons, and Spheres: but I ventured to interrupt him.
One September night a family had gathered round their hearth, and piled it high with the driftwood of mountain streams, the dry cones
of the pine, and the splintered ruins of great trees that had come crashing down the precipice.
Our instruments enable us to perceive craters, with the inner cones
so common to all our own volcanoes, giving reason to believe in the activity of innumerable burning hills at some remote period.