The shriek was followed by another, louder and yet more agonizing-- for once started upon that journey, the hog never came back; at the top of the wheel
he was shunted off upon a trolley, and went sailing down the room.
Eva and her father were standing together by the railings to see the boat start from the landing-place, the wheel
had made two or three revolutions in the water, when, by some sudden movement, the little one suddenly lost her balance and fell sheer over the side of the boat into the water.
Whenever the wheels
sank farther than usual into a rut, or jolted suddenly over a stone, she bounded involuntarily into the air, came down again, pushed back her funny little straw hat, and picked up or settled more firmly a small pink sun shade, which seemed to be her chief responsibility, --unless we except a bead purse, into which she looked whenever the condition of the roads would permit, finding great apparent satisfaction in that its precious contents neither disappeared nor grew less.
Recalled by the rumbling of wheels
to the road before me, I saw a heavily-laden waggon labouring up the hill, and not far beyond were two cows and their drover.
The horses stopped to breathe again, and the guard got down to skid the wheel
for the descent, and open the coach-door to let the passengers in.
They stood beside the helmsman at the wheel
, the look-out in the bow, the officers who had the watch; dark, ghostly figures in their several stations; but every man among them hummed a Christmas tune, or had a Christmas thought, or spoke below his breath to his companion of some bygone Christmas Day, with homeward hopes belonging to it.
and I went; and Dora leaned out of the carriage to talk to me, and we talked all the rest of the way; and I rode my gallant grey so close to the wheel
that I grazed his near fore leg against it, and 'took the bark off', as his owner told me, 'to the tune of three pun' sivin' - which I paid, and thought extremely cheap for so much joy.
In a corner, was a little table of papers with a shaded lamp: so that he seemed to bring the office home with him in that respect too, and to wheel
it out of an evening and fall to work.
Idly he sat in the kraal, watching the vultures wheel
above the Hill of Slaughter, and round him stood a regiment.
The tire of the front wheel
had been pierced, and a great thorn was protruding from the place.
down to southward; oh, Gooverooska, go
This time the old woman told her to go the next full moon to the mill-pond, and to spin there with a golden spinning- wheel
, and then to leave the spinning-wheel
on the bank.