Then, when we had all imitated the action of the Medical Man, he said: `Now I want you clearly to understand that this lever
, being pressed over, sends the machine gliding into the future, and this other reverses the motion.
Bert groaned from his heart and struggled to restore the lever
to its first position.
that he permitted this holy place to be for about half an hour profaned by a mere priest, scribbling away on a piece of paper.
The intrepid treasure-seeker walked round it, and, selecting the spot from whence it appeared most susceptible to attack, placed his lever
in one of the crevices, and strained every nerve to move the mass.
At the same time Athos struck a violent blow upon the plaster, which split, presenting a chink for the point of the lever
. Athos introduced the bar into this crack, and soon large pieces of plaster yielded, rising up like rounded slabs.
Thurid approached and examined the handle of the lever
One wheel slowly moved, another was set in motion, and a third, and wheels began to revolve faster and faster, levers
and cogwheels to work, chimes to play, figures to pop out, and the hands to advance with regular motion as a result of all that activity.
Then I set the lever
at high speed and as the blacks came yelling upon us I slipped from the craft's deck and with drawn long-sword met the attack.
Then the formidable lever
rose ten times in ten seconds, and made ten corpses.
One by one the pursuers were distanced, and as the last of them fell out of range behind, Carthoris dropped the Thuria's nose to a horizontal plane, as with lever
drawn to the last notch, she tore through the thin air of dying Mars toward the east and Ptarth.
For a moment we were silent, and then the old man's hand grasped the starting lever
. There was a frightful roaring beneath us--the giant frame trembled and vibrated--there was a rush of sound as the loose earth passed up through the hollow space between the inner and outer jackets to be deposited in our wake.
Let us now with whatever levers
and steam-engines we have at hand, cant over the sperm whale's head, so that it may lie bottom up; then, ascending by a ladder to the summit, have a peep down the mouth; and were it not that the body is now completely separated from it, with a lantern we might descend into the great Kentucky Mammoth Cave of his stomach.