I struck downstream and shouted, as the open spring wagon came into view on the middle span.
But twice in her life she had left the Cheniere Caminada, and then for the briefest span.
Like talismans they whisked one away to strange lands, across vast distances of space imagination refused to span.
Why, she must be tremendously old--at least a hundred," I had said; but on coming to consider dates I saw that it was not strictly necessary that she should have exceeded by very much the common span.
Then the sweep of the torrent that foamed down to the American Fall caught her, and in another minute the immense mass of deflating wreckage, with flames spurting out in three new places, had crashed against the bridge that joined Goat Island and Niagara city, and forced a long arm, as it were, in a heaving tangle under the central span.