Pretty well done,' shouted Toby underneath me; 'you are nimbler than I thought you to be--hopping about up there from root to root like any young squirrel.
From the narrowness of the gorge, and the steepness of its sides, there was no mode of advancing but by wading through the water; stumbling every moment over the impediments which lay hidden under its surface, or tripping against the huge roots of trees.
Nothing was found but the root, yet nothing could have been more strange!
The matter was settled by the sheriff of the county, who as the lawful custodian of the abandoned estate ordered the root replaced and the excavation filled with the earth that had been removed.
A great root
of the giant tree against whose trunk I leaned as I sat held inclosed in its grasp a slab of stone, a part of which protruded into a recess formed by another root
The path, which was not an ordinary path and which consisted, for a man, in wide strides from root
, and for a dog in four-legged leaps and plunges, was new to Jerry.
First, I will pierce through the root of your tongue, so that you cannot squeal, then I will cut you to pieces slowly, bit by bit, and in the morning I will tell the people that the spirits did it because you lied.
Now I had grown tall and overshadowed him; therefore he would root me up.
Their rifles being thus rendered useless, they were unable to procure food by hunting and had to depend upon roots
and wild fruits for subsistence.
Then he went up to it, turned it into stone, and drove it down with the flat of his hand so as to root
it in the ground.
I'll plant them thick as grass, so that even a hungry rabbit can't squeeze between them; and when they get their roots
agoing, nothing in creation will ever move that dirt again.
Because of the wall and the guards and the watchers, there was more time to hunt and fish and pick roots
and berries; there was more food, and better food, and no one went hungry.