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They passed from our sight uninjured, disappeared one by one, and fell from the precipice to precipice onto the Matterhorn glacier below, a distance of nearly four thousand feet in height.
Somebody blun- dered against me, and I narrowly missed being pitched onto the top of the screw.
As soon as the earnest money was paid, D'Artagnan took possession of his lodging, and passed the remainder of the day in sewing onto his doublet and hose some ornamental braiding which his mother had taken off an almost-new doublet of the elder M.
The two rooms looked onto the street -- a fact which Signor Pastrini commented upon as an inappreciable advantage.
The youth went with his friend, feeling a desire to throw his heated body onto the stream and, soaking there, drink quarts.
It is a dreary thing onto live on doing the same things year after year, without knowing why we do them.
Thus, after long hours of what would be reckoned very fair mountaineering in civilized countries, they would pant over a saddle-back, sidle past a few landslips, and drop through forest at an angle of forty- five onto the road again.
A house tied onto the other end ought to be hefty enough to fetch the best of the lot.
Then he suddenly rolled them all into a gigantic ball and tossed them up onto the rack.
Rank reeds and lush, slimy water-plants sent an odour of decay and a heavy miasmatic vapour onto our faces, while a false step plunged us more than once thigh-deep into the dark, quivering mire, which shook for yards in soft undulations around our feet.
With both arms clasping the branch, I scrambled hard with my feet until I had worked, first my body, and then my knees, onto it.
If then your eye goes onto read this line, I know that I shall already have been exposed and dragged from my home, or as is more likely, for you know that my heart is weak, by lying with my tongue sealed forever in death.