The monument made a horrible profile against the sky; especially at night when there was a little moonlight on those white skulls, or when the breeze of evening brushed the chains and the skeletons
, and swayed all these in the darkness.
He had sold the skeleton
to a traveling quack for three dollars and was enjoying the result!
Do, auntie, it's perfectly splendid," cried Rose's voice, and Rose's blooming face was seen behind the ribs of the skeleton
, smiling and nodding in the gayest possible manner.
I have never seen any money in the house,' said Mrs Lammle to the skeleton
, 'except my own annuity.
Every heart has its own skeletons
, as the English say.
My dear Isabella, I am sure there must be Laurentina's skeleton
In fact, I KNOW that a 'nice live little boy' would be far better than--my skeleton
in the closet; only--we aren't always willing to make the exchange.
I say that the place of the skeleton
of the Opera ghost is in the archives of the National Academy of Music.
Everything's been gathered up, and they're taking the skeleton
to the Rainbow.
The smallest skeleton
was given but passing attention, as its location, in the crib, left no doubt as to its having been the infant offspring of this unhappy couple.
We had a dreary morning's work before us, for there was no sign of any wind, and the boats had to be got out and manned, and the ship warped three or four miles round the corner of the island and up the narrow passage to the haven behind Skeleton
From the thong which held them stretched another to the dead hand of the little old woman; as I touched the cord the skeletons
swung to the motion with a noise as of the rustling of dry leaves.