"Yes," he declared, after looking it over, "the thing certainly has a false bottom
. Now, I wonder what that is for?"
This done, the industrious beavers indulged in a little recreation, chasing each other about the pond, dodging and whisking about on the surface, or diving to the bottom
; and in their frolic, often slapping their tails on the water with a loud clacking sound.
He fell from the trees but did not strike bottom
. He gibbered with fear at the roaring of the lions.
A thin stream of blackish, dry particles filtered slowly through the tiny aperture into the bottom
of the cup.
A slight declivity ended in an uneven bottom
, at fifteen fathoms depth.
Now Rokoff seized one of the paddles lying in the bottom
of the craft, and, with terrorwide eyes still glued upon the living death that pursued him, struck out madly in an effort to augment the speed of the unwieldy canoe.
"Where in hell's Gold Bottom
?" Curly Parsons demanded.
Nothing belonging to a living world-- everything to a dead world, where avalanches, rolling from the summits of the mountains, would disperse noiselessly at the bottom
of the abyss, retaining the motion, but wanting the sound.
To keep ships afloat is his business; it is his trust; it is the effective formula of the bottom
of all these vague impulses, dreams, and illusions that go to the making up of a boy's vocation.
The stone cannot be removed from its place by any force, because the hoop and its feet are one continued piece with that body of adamant which constitutes the bottom
of the island.
She dropped him into the bottom
, took her seat, and unshipped the oars.
They gazed down into the water, which was so transparent that it seemed as if they could have seen the gold and silver at the bottom
, had there been any of those precious metals there.