An enormous beam had just fallen from above; it had crushed a dozen vagabonds on the pavement with the sound of a cannon, breaking in addition, legs here and there in the crowd of beggars, who sprang aside with cries of terror.
It is impossible to describe the astonishment mingled with fright which fell upon the ruffians in company with this beam.
only one-third in weight was stowed "above the beams," we had a lively time of it.
The captain used to remark frequently: "Ah, yes; I dare say one-third weight above beams would have been quite enough for most ships.
Here matter new to gaze the Devil met Undazl'd, farr and wide his eye commands, For sight no obstacle found here, nor shade, But all Sun-shine, as when his Beams at Noon Culminate from th' AEQUATOR, as they now Shot upward still direct, whence no way round Shadow from body opaque can fall, and the Aire, No where so cleer, sharp'nd his visual ray To objects distant farr, whereby he soon Saw within kenn a glorious Angel stand, The same whom JOHN saw also in the Sun: His back was turnd, but not his brightness hid; Of beaming sunnie Raies, a golden tiar Circl'd his Head, nor less his Locks behind Illustrious on his Shoulders fledge with wings Lay waving round; on som great charge imploy'd Hee seemd, or fixt in cogitation deep.
Hail holy light, ofspring of Heav'n first-born, Or of th' Eternal Coeternal beam May I express thee unblam'd?
just as the sisters arrived here, a monotonous boy in a Scotch cap put his head round a beam
on the left, and said, 'Less noise there, ladies
Away up the side of the North Mountain his little pine-log shanty projected from its single pane of glass a long, thin beam
of light, and looked not altogether unlike a black beetle fastened to the hillside with a bright new pin.
ran across over our heads, but not out of reach of our arms and our pickaxes--a beam
fast at each end in the ruined wall, with ceiling and flooring all ripped away, and a great gap in the roof above, open to the sky.
7000 feet, dipping our beam
to an incoming Washington packet.
Then, with a whistling note that rose above the droning of the pit, the beam
swung close over their heads, lighting the tops of the beech trees that line the road, and splitting the bricks, smashing the windows, firing the window frames, and bring- ing down in crumbling ruin a portion of the gable of the house nearest the corner.
What tho' the moon - the white moon Shed all the splendour of her noon, Her smile is chilly - and her beam
, In that time of dreariness, will seem(So like you gather in your breath) A portrait taken after death.