She came back and related that in passing the spot where the footprints had ended she had heard the voice of her son and had been eagerly calling to him, wandering about the place, as she had fancied the voice to be now in one direction
, now in another, until she was exhausted with fatigue and emotion.
For that singular craft at times evinced by the Sperm Whale when, sounding with his head in one direction
, he nevertheless, while concealed beneath the surface, mills round, and swiftly swims off in the opposite quarter --this deceitfulness of his could not now be in action; for there was no reason to suppose that the fish seen by Tashtego had been in any way alarmed, or indeed knew at all of our vicinity.
Then he remembered that there are natural phenomena to which some one has given the name "acoustic shadows." If you stand in an acoustic shadow there is one direction
from which you will hear nothing.
Now in one direction
, and now in another, those instruments let in on the summer-house the horrid light of day.
Every division is at an end, all the public organs say the same thing over and over again, all feel the mighty torrent that has overtaken them and is carrying them in one direction
Finally I was carried off in one direction
, and my perilous clothes in another.
At first he was puzzled, as there seemed no reason he should go in one direction
more than another.
Hunt and his companions put an abrupt end to the hunt; the buffalo scuttled off in one direction
, while the Indians plied their lashes and galloped off in another, as fast as their steeds could carry them.
She drifted in one direction
, and he was borne off in another, both cheering.
Your Miss Stacy likely meant that when you are twenty your character would have got its permanent bent in one direction
or 'tother, and would go on developing in that line.
But then again, as we know by experience, he whose desires are strong in one direction
will have them weaker in others; they will be like a stream which has been drawn off into another channel.
In the darkness, it seemed as though a gloomy unseen river was flowing always in one direction
, humming with whispers and talk and the sound of hoofs and wheels.