During the night of the 16th and 17th February we had entered the second Mediterranean basin
, the greatest depth of which was 1,450 fathoms.
He left the basin
on the ground, with which Don Quixote contented himself, saying that the pagan had shown his discretion and imitated the beaver, which finding itself pressed by the hunters bites and cuts off with its teeth that for which, by its natural instinct, it knows it is pursued.
She peeped out at him two or three times as she stood washing herself in the little basin
between the windows.
The lady trembled, and cast her eyes upward to the verge of the basin
, as if meditating to return with her purpose unaccomplished.
She turned her back, throwing into the basin
a silver florin, which rang among the liards, and made the poor goodwives of the chapel of Etienne Haudry open their eyes.
There was something so natural and winning in Clara's resigned way of looking at these stores in detail, as Herbert pointed them out, - and something so confiding, loving, and innocent, in her modest manner of yielding herself to Herbert's embracing arm - and something so gentle in her, so much needing protection on Mill Pond Bank, by Chinks's Basin
, and the Old Green Copper Rope-Walk, with Old Barley growling in the beam - that I would not have undone the engagement between her and Herbert, for all the money in the pocket-book I had never opened.
'I thought it must be near three,' she said, calmly pouring from the cup into the basin
, and steeping the linen as before.
At last the Prince lifted his face up out of the basin
, breathing very hard.
When I got back with the basin
, the doctor had already ripped up the captain's sleeve and exposed his great sinewy arm.
Fairer-than-a-Fairy eagerly ran to the window, but in her haste she upset the basin
, and spilt all the water with which she had carefully filled it overnight.
Another steely tentacle directed the powder from the basin
along a ribbed channel towards some receiver that was hidden from me by the mound of bluish dust.
Mary gave him a tin basin
of water and a piece of soap, and he went outside the door and set the basin
on a little bench there; then he dipped the soap in the water and laid it down; turned up his sleeves; poured out the water on the ground, gently, and then entered the kitchen and began to wipe his face diligently on the towel behind the door.