They can turn in the water like a flash
, wherefore it is not wise to pat one on the tail lest it present its mouth instead.
Another convulsive kick in the ribs, and old Gunpowder sprang upon the bridge; he thundered over the resounding planks; he gained the opposite side; and now Ichabod cast a look behind to see if his pursuer should vanish, according to rule, in a flash
of fire and brimstone.
Then he would stand and look with all his eyes; and a proud light would flash
from them, and his nostrils would inflate like a war-horse's, and I knew he was longing for a brush with them.
After a long time the rain let up, but the clouds stayed, and the lightning kept whimpering, and by and by a flash
showed us a black thing ahead, floating, and we made for it.
He began to wish he could see a flash
from the lantern -- it would frighten him, but it would at least tell him that Tom was alive yet.
I saw the strength of his reasoning at a flash
, and knew that it were futile to appeal from his decision, but I asked that the key be taken from Sarkoja and that she be directed to leave the prisoner alone in future.
At once, with a quick mental leap, he linked the Thing with the flash
Occasionally, by the light of a flash
of lightening which gleamed along the horizon, the road stretched itself before them, white and solitary; the flash
extinct, all remained in darkness.
Heralded by the increasing fierceness of the squalls, sometimes by a faint flash
of lightning like the signal of a lighted torch waved far away behind the clouds, the shift of wind comes at last, the crucial moment of the change from the brooding and veiled violence of the south-west gale to the sparkling, flashing, cutting, clear- eyed anger of the King's north-westerly mood.
of lightning seemed to strike me as I stood there.
NAVARIN--Quadruple fog flash
(white), one minute intervals(new).
Every cloud that is blowing up here--and they all make for the highest point--is bound to develop into a flash