So high has been the death-rate among these isolated
companies that at a recent conven- tion of telephone agents, the chairman's gavel was made of thirty-five pieces of wood, taken from thirty-five switchboards of thirty-five extinct companies.
Thus talking they reached the foot of a high mountain which stood like an isolated
peak among the others that surrounded it.
They still dream of experimental realisation of their social Utopias, of founding isolated
"phalansteres," of establishing "Home Colonies," of setting up a "Little Icaria" -- duodecimo editions of the New Jerusalem -- and to realise all these castles in the air, they are compelled to appeal to the feelings and purses of the bourgeois.
Half a Martian year, about three hundred and forty-four of our days, each of these men spend alone in this huge, isolated
In former years they had marched rough shod over enormous areas, taking toll by brute force even when kindliness or diplomacy would have accomplished more; but now they were in bad straits--so bad that they had shown their true colors scarce twice in a year and then only when they came upon an isolated
village, weak in numbers and poor in courage.
It was pitch dark; here and there a white gate or a white stone in the wall guided them for a short space across the night; but for the most part it was at a foot pace, and almost groping, that they picked their way through that resonant blackness to their solemn and isolated
But there was no isolated
bush, nor modest brushwood, at the bottom of lofty trees.
Patches of bush and isolated
trees here and there smoked and glowed still, and the houses towards Woking station were sending up spires of flame into the stillness of the evening air.
as he was, we must say that the Duke of Buckingham did not experience an instant of fear.
Their intense happiness isolated
them from all the rest of the world, and they only spoke in broken words, which are the tokens of a joy so extreme that they seem rather the expression of sorrow.
They met in yards, behind walls or under isolated
Behind the lines these two were acting a little isolated