They spoke together, and the sounds of their voices were low
and solemn, as if influenced by a reverence that was deeply blended with awe.
Startop could make out, after a few minutes, which steamer was first, and gave me the word "Hamburg," in a low
voice as we sat face to face.
He sat his mount as we sit a horse, grasping the animal's barrel with his lower limbs, while the hands of his two right arms held his immense spear low
at the side of his mount; his two left arms were outstretched laterally to help preserve his balance, the thing he rode having neither bridle or reins of any description for guidance.
The magic flower was ringing its soft warning, but she paid no heed to anything, save her own troubled thoughts; thus she sat, when suddenly a low
voice whispered in her ear,--
And this would be generally observed, that the borders wherein you plant your fruit-trees, be fair and large, and low
, and not steep; and set with fine flowers, but thin and sparingly, lest they deceive the trees.
She commenced calling in a low
singsong voice that was half purr.
Even now the low
islands which dotted the broad stream were choked with the skeletons and half devoured carcasses of those who, through fear or a sudden awakening to the truth, had halted almost at the completion of their journey.
He answered quite quietly in as low
a voice as usual.
At last the sun began to sink low
in the heavens; the light grew red and the shadows long.
Tarzan knew the note, and he knew that it spelled neither rage nor hunger, and then he risked all on a single throw, encouraged by that low
Keeping the craft low
, for the buoyancy tanks were still intact, the girl skimmed the ground until the gently-moving wind had carried her to the side of the last hill that intervened between her and the structure she had thought a man-built tower.
It was bounded by a low
wooden fence, which screened it off from a broad, modern, new metaled road.
A long, low
shed showed ahead, grass-walled and grass-thatched, and it was from here that the noise proceeded.
How we ever managed to cross it, I do not know, but at last we came out where a low
range of hills ran down to the bank of the river.
Jerry was weary from the manifold excitements of the most exciting day in his life; and he was asleep and kicking and growling in his sleep, ere Skipper, with a last look at him and a grin as he turned the lamp low
, muttered aloud: "It's that wild-dog, Jerry.