Only a moment stood they thus, for Eric, intent on teaching this rash beggar a lesson and sweeping him speedily off the stage, launched forth boldly and gave the other a sounding crack
on the shoulder.
There has been rain this afternoon, and a wintry shudder goes among the little pools on the cracked
, uneven flag-stones, and through the giant elm-trees as they shed a gust of tears.
Motionless, one eye only turned upon the crack
, he focused that one eye upon the head and eyes of the gaunt gutter-cat whose head had erupted into the crack
like an apparition.
"I must say and express fully the following points: first, exposition of the value to be attached to public opinion and to decorum; secondly, exposition of religious significance of marriage; thirdly, if need be, reference to the calamity possibly ensuing to our son; fourthly, reference to the unhappiness likely to result to herself." And, interlacing his fingers, Alexey Alexandrovitch stretched them, and the joints of the fingers cracked
. This trick, a bad habit, the cracking of his fingers, always soothed him, and gave precision to his thoughts, so needful to him at this juncture.
One fellow there was that cracked
crowns of everyone who threw cap into the ring.
One day Tom was in the act of dosing the crack
when his aunt's yellow cat came along, purring, ey- ing the teaspoon avariciously, and begging for a taste.
Suddenly there was a rending, tearing sound, and the earth split into another great crack
just beneath the spot where the horse was standing.
If your head isn't cracked
, my friend, you must be in fairly good condition."
The glacier's surface is not smooth and level, but has deep swales and swelling elevations, and sometimes has the look of a tossing sea whose turbulent billows were frozen hard in the instant of their most violent motion; the glacier's surface is not a flawless mass, but is a river with cracks
or crevices, some narrow, some gaping wide.
!-- three musket-shots flashed out of the thicket.
Then King Frost gnashed his teeth, and cracked
his fingers, and his eyes sparkled, and the crackling, crisp sound was louder than ever, and for the last time he asked her:
The plaster, discolored by the steam of many wash-days, was crisscrossed with cracks
from the big earthquake of the previous spring.