Of modern standers-of-mast-heads we have but a lifeless set; mere stone, iron, and bronze men; who, though well capable of facing out
a stiff gale, are still entirely incompetent to the business of singing out
upon discovering any strange sight.
Then Jurgis slowly and warily approached him; he took out
the bill, and fumbled it for a moment, while the man stared at him with hostile eyes across the counter.
Every now and then, after Tom went to bed, he had sudden wakings out
of his sleep, and his first thought was, "Oh, joy, it was all a dream
It was a dark night, though the full moon rose as I left the enclosed lands, and passed out
upon the marshes.
The embers of the great fire had so far burned themselves out
and now glowed so low and duskily that I understood why these conspirators desired a torch.
The first thing he did was to make Don Quixote take off his armour, and lead him, in that tight chamois suit we have already described and depicted more than once, out
on a balcony overhanging one of the chief streets of the city, in full view of the crowd and of the boys, who gazed at him as they would at a monkey.
Poyser in a hard voice, rolling and unrolling her knitting and looking icily out
of the window, as she continued to stand opposite the squire.
Till now, I could not have supposed it possible to be mistaken as to a girl's being out
One day in early spring he had so far relaxed as to go for a walk with me in the Park, where the first faint shoots of green were breaking out
upon the elms, and the sticky spear-heads of the chestnuts were just beginning to burst into their five-fold leaves.
By the end of the first day I was having visions of sitting in that garden a white-baked old man, and being laid out
, when my time should come, in Jerry's front room.
So, likewise, passed the summer with its yellow sunlight, its quivering heat and deep, bosky foliage, its long twilights and its mellow nights, through which the frogs croaked and fairy folk were said to be out
on the hillsides.
to a cantering measure, which he beat out
with his fist on Mary's arm.