Once, at an election riot
, I got into a free fight.
And I know that this is true," he said, "because Purun Dass always limped from the blow that he got in a riot
when his account books were burned, and the tiger that I speak of he limps, too, for the tracks of his pads are unequal.
While I was allowing my fancy to run riot
in wild conjecture on the possible explanation of the strange anomalies which I had so far met with on Mars, Sola returned bearing both food and drink.
Was it to insure more perfect aim, or had there been that in the graceful lines and the childish curves of the little body below him that had held in check the spirit of murder running riot
in his veins?
The besiegers, appalled by their own riot
and the stillness that had succeeded, stood back a little and peered in.
It will help me to bear up, and imagination must not run riot
rose and fell; I heard heavy blows and the splintering smash of wood, but it did not trouble me then.
A monstrous tripod, higher than many houses, striding over the young pine trees, and smashing them aside in its career; a walking engine of glittering metal, striding now across the heather; articulate ropes of steel dangling from it, and the clattering tumult of its passage mingling with the riot
of the thunder.
The cardinal related yesterday while playing with the king, with an air of condolence very displeasing to me, that the day before yesterday those DAMNED MUSKETEERS, those DAREDEVILS--he dwelt upon those words with an ironical tone still more displeasing to me--those BRAGGARTS, added he, glancing at me with his tiger- cat's eye, had made a riot
in the Rue Ferou in a cabaret, and that a party of his Guards (I thought he was going to laugh in my face) had been forced to arrest the rioters
And the guests--how atrociously they are behaving; what riot
they make over the whole house; it is enough to disgust any respectable person who comes near them.
That it is no longer a riot
, madame," he replied, "but a revolt.
By the riot
of his rolling eye, and the pagan decorations of his holy garb, he seemed the wildest monster there, and the very Comus of the crew.