While the tumult was at its height, and each masquerader attentive only to his own safety (for, in fact, there was much real danger from the pressure of the excited crowd), the chain
by which the chandelier ordinarily hung, and which had been drawn up on its removal, might have been seen very gradually to descend, until its hooked extremity came within three feet of the floor.
That is a chain
of galley slaves, on the way to the galleys by force of the king's orders.
Presently they came in contact with a small chain
at the end of which dangled a number of keys.
At first it had appeared to them solitary and detached; but as they advanced towards it, it proved to be the principal summit of a chain
In a narrow little fissure, just within reach of my forefinger, I felt the chain
Give that gold chain
, and I will sing it you again.
For months I scraped and scraped upon a single link of the massive chain
which held me, hoping eventually to wear it through, that I might follow the youth back through the winding tunnels to a point where I could make a break for liberty.
simultaneously, the chain
on his collar jerked him up and back in the air, the rope on his hindquarters jerked that portion of him under, forward, and up, and the still short stick in Collins's hand hit him under the lower jaw.
Hain't we got to saw the leg of Jim's bed off, so as to get the chain
Again the rat charged and as Turan stepped quickly back to avoid the menacing jaws, something seemed to jerk suddenly upon his right ankle, and as he drew his left foot back to regain his equilibrium his heel caught upon a taut chain
and he fell heavily backward to the floor just as the rat leaped upon his breast and sought his throat.
It proved to be a silver chain
with a blue enamel locket on it, marked for Emma Jane.
After passing over the first chain
of mountains we skirted a salt sea, upon whose bosom swam countless horrid things.