After half an hour of skillful maneuvering, the Englishman rose rapidly to a considerable altitude, and then, suddenly, without warning, he looped
and flew with the plane inverted for a few seconds.
I do not wish to be insulting, but I firmly believe that if you took an average tow-line, and stretched it out straight across the middle of a field, and then turned your back on it for thirty seconds, that, when you looked round again, you would find that it had got itself altogether in a heap in the middle of the field, and had twisted itself up, and tied itself into knots, and lost its two ends, and become all loops
; and it would take you a good half-hour, sitting down there on the grass and swearing all the while, to disentangle it again.
in the butt of the bull whip was about the young man's wrist.
The moment my lasso was released and Sir Sagramor had been assisted to his tent, I hauled in the slack, took my station and began to swing my loop
around my head again.
When everything was ready, the gallows hung in the middle of the room, the loop
made, and when the duke had cast a glance upon the plate of crawfish, in order to select the finest specimen among them, he looked around for his piece of glass; it had disappeared.
Myriad creepers hung festooned in graceful loops
from tree to tree, and among them were several varieties of the Martian "man-flower," whose blooms have eyes and hands with which to see and seize the insects which form their diet.
Is the point of my mantle in the middle, and have I looped
my dress evenly?
are out on the rim of the city, near the Park,--a place of diversion.
Perkins had made full curtains and lambrequins of unbleached muslin, which she had trimmed and looped
back with bands of Turkey red cotton.
Huge creepers depended in great loops
from tree to tree, dense under-brush overgrew a tangled mass of fallen trunks and branches.
I ran up and drove at his head with my spade, struck him fairly across the neck, and in a minute he was all about my feet in wavy loops
. I struck now from hate.
I achieved thoughtfully a few loops
of my knitting.