On every side the captured were flying before their relentless persecutors, while the armed columns
of the Christian king stood fast in an apathy which has never been explained, and which has left an immovable blot on the otherwise fair escutcheon of their leader.
These notes were published in parallel columns
in The Boston Advertiser, October 19, 1876, and proved beyond question that the telephone was now a practical success.
In all questions, however unimportant in themselves, or unconnected with each other, the same names stand invariably contrasted on the opposite columns
Masters of Studzianka, they could sweep the plain, and by daylight the major could see two of their columns
moving and forming on the heights.
Externally, the house was still provincial; but internally everything revealed the purveyor of the Directory and the bad taste of the money-changer,--for instance, columns
in stucco, glass doors, Greek mouldings, meaningless outlines, all styles conglomerated, magnificence out of place and out of season.
Dalton was gross, very gross, and I had no choice but to offer him my columns
Spiders at present are his hobby and the notebook is filling up with columns
of small figures.
Captain Baker thought at first that he was in the presence of an unknown sandbank; he even prepared to determine its exact position when two columns
of water, projected by the mysterious object, shot with a hissing noise a hundred and fifty feet up into the air.
When he chose to take a walk it was with a regular step in the entrance hall with its mosaic flooring, or in the circular gallery with its dome supported by twenty red porphyry Ionic columns
, and illumined by blue painted windows.
Here they found all the plains and valleys wrapped in one vast conflagration; which swept over the long grass in billows of flame, shot up every bush and tree, rose in great columns
from the groves, and set up clouds of smoke that darkened the atmosphere.
They had ridden to and fro until they had almost lost the points of the compass, and became totally bewildered; nor did they ever perceive any of the signal fires and columns
of smoke made by their comrades.
The Parthenon, originally, was two hundred and twenty-six feet long, one hundred wide, and seventy high, and had two rows of great columns
, eight in each, at either end, and single rows of seventeen each down the sides, and was one of the most graceful and beautiful edifices ever erected.
On some columns
the drops only fell once in two or three minutes, and in these cases it would be an interesting calculation to discover how long, at that rate of dripping, it would take to form a pillar, say eighty feet by ten in diameter.
Pierre well knew this large room divided by columns
and an arch, its walls hung round with Persian carpets.
The advice of the fourth was that the columns
of the capitol be rubbed with oil of dog by a person having a moustache on the calf of his leg.