"The Trick River keeps changing, it seems, and here we must float
back and forward forever, unless we manage in some way to get ashore."
He began by blowing--by means of his machinery and air-pumps--several large bubbles which he allowed to float
upward into the sky, where the sunshine fell upon them and gave them iridescent hues that were most beautiful.
If she didn't stick too fast in the mud I was sure that she would float
this time right side up.
In a little an oar floated
my way: I threw my arms across it and gripped it with my chin as I swam.
THE rain trickled down his back, and for nearly an hour he stared at the float
All day the voyagers pulled gently along, and landed in the evening and supped; then re-embarking, they suffered the canoe to float
down with the current; taking turns to watch and sleep.
The top of the buggy caught the air like a parachute or an umbrella filled with wind, and held them back so that they floated
downward with a gentle motion that was not so very disagreeable to bear.
With an oath he pushed his gruesome companion out into mid-stream to float
on down toward the great pool and the awaiting scavengers of the deep.
"If it won't float
," remarked Dorothy, "it will be of no use to us."
And suddenly the world seemed changed to Annie; for the air was filled with strange, sweet sounds, and all around her floated
For convenience sake I chiefly tried small seeds, without the capsule or fruit; and as all of these sank in a few days, they could not be floated
across wide spaces of the sea, whether or not they were injured by the salt-water.
Its radiant face looked down smiling on me; it beckoned with its little hand, and floated
on again, leading me as the Star led the Eastern sages in the olden time.