By the roadside he sat down on a log
and began to talk about God.
Misfortune seemed to settle like an evil bird on the roof of the log
house, and to flap its wings there, warning human beings away.
continued Hawkeye; "they are gathering for the rush, or they would keep their dingy backs below the logs
So he watched out for me one day in the spring, and catched me, and took me up the river about three mile in a skiff, and crossed over to the Illinois shore where it was woody and there warn't no houses but an old log
hut in a place where the timber was so thick you couldn't find it if you didn't know where it was.
I sew on brown gingham dresses every afternoon when Emma Jane and the Simpsons are playing house or running on the Logs
when their mothers do not know it.
A light, or a shade (the old gentleman could not have said which), passed from it as swiftly as a change will sweep over a hill-side on a wild bright day, and he lifted his foot to put back one of the little flaming logs
, which was tumbling forward.
It came from a very bright place; and the little one, rising on its legs, toddled through the snow, the old grimy shawl in which it was wrapped trailing behind it, and the queer little bonnet dangling at its back--toddled on to the open door of Silas Marner's cottage, and right up to the warm hearth, where there was a bright fire of logs
and sticks, which had thoroughly warmed the old sack (Silas's greatcoat) spread out on the bricks to dry.
In the centre of that open space where he had caused the Boers to be fallen upon he had built up a great pyre of wood--brushwood beneath, and on top of the brushwood logs
, and even whole trees.
Then he straightened himself up, and walked over to the fire-place, and stood there, looking at the burning logs
with their frostlike ashes and their throbbing cores of flame.
It was built in the days when people burnt logs
of wood upon the hearth.
In the floating of logs
down rivers, instead of having relays of shouters to prevent the logs
from jamming, there is now a wire along the bank, with a telephone linked on at every point of danger.
If you can get in you'll be a clever trooper," replied the officer, without turning his head or ceasing to slice off with his sabre the bark of the logs
of which the house was built.