The situation was deservedly tense, and Ralph developed it with cautious care, making no abrupt movements, his eyes playing everywhere over dogs and leopards and the men outside with the prods and bars
. He made the savage cats come out of their crouch and separate from one another.
Tellson's Bank by Temple Bar
was an old-fashioned place, even in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty.
"I beg your pardon, madame, could you tell me where to find a gate or door, made of bars
, iron bars
, opening into the Rue Scribe...
The mouth of the Columbia is upwards of four miles wide with a peninsula and promontory on one side, and a long low spit of land on the other; between which a sand bar
and chain of breakers almost block the entrance.
With respect to the horse, I have collected cases in England of the spinal stripe in horses of the most distinct breeds, and of all colours; transverse bars
on the legs are not rare in duns, mouse-duns, and in one instance in a chestnut: a faint shoulder-stripe may sometimes be seen in duns, and I have seen a trace in a bay horse.
"You see, I'm small enough to get through the bars
of that window; and I was afraid they would put me in a cage instead.
They belonged to all the countries in the world, but this was no bar
to good-fellowship; for they felt themselves freemen of a country whose frontiers include them all, the great country of Cockaine.
The window of The Yellow Room is secured by iron bars
, because it looks out upon the open country; the two windows of the laboratory have to be protected in like manner for the same reason.
"He will die as Bar
Comas, your jeddak, sees fit, if at all," replied the young ruler, with emphasis and dignity.
Across from the bar
a smaller counter held a collection of plates upon which swarmed frayed fragments of crackers, slices of boiled ham, dishevelled bits of cheese, and pickles swimming in vinegar.
, handling his persuasive double eye-glass, was by no means clear but that it might be four.
On such an afternoon some score of members of the High Court of Chancery bar
ought to be--as here they are--mistily engaged in one of the ten thousand stages of an endless cause, tripping one another up on slippery precedents, groping knee-deep in technicalities, running their goat-hair and horsehair warded heads against walls of words and making a pretence of equity with serious faces, as players might.