His naturally dark complexion had been deepened by exposure to the tropical sun, and a mass of jetty locks clustered
about his temples, and threw a darker shade into his large black eyes.
shivered, as from hooked fore-foot to hooked hind-foot it telegraphed uneasiness.
The dogs clustered
together in fear, now and again snarling menacingly as a pair of eyes drew close.
And, above it, the woman of marble, composed and blind on the high pedestal, seemed to ward off the devouring night with a cluster
Each of the Martians, standing in the great crescent I have described, had discharged, by means of the gunlike tube he carried, a huge canister over whatever hill, copse, cluster
of houses, or other possible cover for guns, chanced to be in front of him.
Nothing of interest enlivened our journey by rail and caravan till we came to the cluster
of date-palms about the ancient well upon the rim of the Sahara.
About her were clustered
a score of curious natives--mostly men, for among the aborigines it is the male who owns this characteristic in its most exaggerated form.
Long lines of poorly lighted streets might be faintly traced, with here and there a lighter spot, where lamps were clustered
round a square or market, or round some great building; after a time these grew more distinct, and the lamps themselves were visible; slight yellow specks, that seemed to be rapidly snuffed out, one by one, as intervening obstacles hid them from the sight.
Then, on the slight turn of the Lower Hope Reach, clusters
of factory chimneys come distinctly into view, tall and slender above the squat ranges of cement works in Grays and Greenhithe.
But the entire range of heroic legend was open to these poets, and other clusters
of epics grew up dealing particularly with the famous story of Thebes, while others dealt with the beginnings of the world and the wars of heaven.
The body of the chariot was decorated on the outside with designs in clusters
of sparkling emeralds, while inside it was lined with a green and gold satin, and the cushions of the seats were of green plush embroidered in gold with a crown, underneath which was a monogram.
These were very numerous, for the place was thickly inhabited, and a large group of the queer people clustered
near, gazing sharply upon the strangers who had emerged from the long spiral stairway.