The girls had discovered that if the flat
were pushed off from the landing place it would drift down with the current under the bridge and finally strand itself on another headland lower down which ran out at a curve in the pond.
is dark as well as stuffy." Those were the words for him.
We must suppose the Melipona to arrange her cells in level layers, as she already does her cylindrical cells; and we must further suppose, and this is the greatest difficulty, that she can somehow judge accurately at what distance to stand from her fellow-labourers when several are making their spheres; but she is already so far enabled to judge of distance, that she always describes her spheres so as to intersect largely; and then she unites the points of intersection by perfectly flat
Had the Queen of Sheba lived in the flat
across the airshaft, Della would have let her hair hang out the window some day to dry just to depreciate Her Majesty's jewels and gifts.
I fancy this sort of disfigurement embittered the poor chap a little; for while Smythe was ready to show off his monkey tricks anywhere, James Welkin (that was the squinting man's name) never did anything except soak in our bar parlour, and go for great walks by himself in the flat
, grey country all round.
There was not a speck of dust to be seen in the whole flat
But on the other side, on the flat
Essex side, a shapeless and desolate red edifice, a vast pile of bricks with many windows and a slate roof more inaccessible than an Alpine slope, towers over the bend in monstrous ugliness, the tallest, heaviest building for miles around, a thing like an hotel, like a mansion of flats
(all to let), exiled into these fields out of a street in West Kensington.
On my arrival at Starkfield, Denis Eady, the rich Irish grocer, who was the proprietor of Starkfield's nearest approach to a livery stable, had entered into an agreement to send me over daily to Corbury Flats
, where I had to pick up my train for the Junction.
And he withdrew to a room still nearer the entrance, as I could hear, for it was a very small flat
As quick as lightning the man's head shot forward and his neck stretched out until the top of the head, where it was flat
, struck the Scarecrow in the middle and sent him tumbling, over and over, down the hill.
was always neat and cheerful, gay with flowers, and the chintzes in the drawing-room, notwithstanding their severe design, were bright and pretty.
I pointed to where our village lay, on the flat
in-shore among the alder-trees and pollards, a mile or more from the church.