lad, standing in the porch, turned his bleared eyes from the publican to the smith and back again as if considering whom he ought to fight now.
masts are the pillars supporting the balanced planes that, motionless and silent, catch from the air the ship's motive-power, as it were a gift from Heaven vouchsafed to the audacity of man; and it is the ship's tall
spars, stripped and shorn of their white glory, that incline themselves before the anger of the clouded heaven.
The story of Doctor Reefy and his courtship of the tall
dark girl who became his wife and left her money to him is a very curious story.
There was a youthful private who listened with eager ears to the words of the tall
soldier and to the varied comments of his comrades.
girl meanwhile was constantly staring at Maggie and grinning.
man had scarcely read these lines, seen the signature, and recognized the seal, when he bowed to denote that he had no longer any objection to make, and that he was ready to obey.
Another pilgrim came along presently and said: "Observe that tall
, graceful girl; what queenly Madonna-like gracefulness of beauty is in her countenance."
Now whether the tall
horse, in the natural playfulness of his disposition, was desirous of having a little innocent recreation with Mr.
Everywhere, as far as the eye could reach, there was nothing but rough, shaggy, red grass, most of it as tall
girls went out and returned presently, each bearing a tray, with portions of something, I knew not what, arranged thereon, and a pitcher of water and mug in the middle of each tray.
In the center of the city our friends could see the tops of many magnificent trees, some nearly as tall
as the spires of the buildings, and the Shaggy Man told them that these trees were in the royal gardens of Princess Ozma.
In the city of Ch`ang-an, with its triple rows of glittering walls with their tall
towers uprising at intervals, its seven royal palaces all girdled with gardens, its wonderful Yen tower nine stories high, encased in marble, the drum towers and bell towers, the canals and lakes with their floating theatres, dwelt Ming Huang and T`ai Chen.