On and on I swam, my heart growing lighter at every stroke, for I knew that I was approaching closer and closer to the point where there would be no chance that the waters ahead
could be deeper than they were about me.
So we crept along at a snail's pace, with much stumbling and falling--the guards keeping up a singsong chant ahead of us, interspersed with certain high notes which I found always indicated rough places and turns.
At last a faint glow ahead forewarned us of the end of the tunnel, for which I for one was devoutly thankful.
The stick was poised to strike, one act ahead of the lion's next possible act, as Collins's mind was one thought ahead of the lion's next thought.
If he was crazy, he wouldn't know, and I wouldn't know his mind either, and I wouldn't be that one jump ahead of him, and he'd get me and mess the whole cage up with my insides.
The light from the river was no longer visible, but ahead I saw the faint tinge of a distant radiance, and still the water before me was open.
The noise of their own paddles drowned the sound of mine, but in another instant the growing light ahead would reveal me to them.
was a sharp right-angle turn in the tunnel.
Our boat was so much smaller and lighter than any of Hooja's that the three of us forced it ahead
almost as rapidly as his larger craft could go under their twenty paddles.
He felt they must be close ahead
of him now, and, with a little thrill of expectation, he leaped rapidly forward ahead
of the pack.
So we raced along, behind us a howling, screaming bedlam of wrathful Greeks, Collinsville ahead
, and bullets spat-spatting all around us.
The boat train's just ahead
of us, sir," he announced.
Dunning is just ahead
there," he said to the captain of his leading company.
They said that there were two constables, in a town a little piece ahead
, who would go in with 'em to get 'em taken up, and the young woman was to be taken before a judge; and one of the fellows, who is small and smooth-spoken, was to swear to her for his property, and get her delivered over to him to take south.
AFTER waiting many a weary day to revenge himself upon a Lion for some unconsidered manifestation of contempt, a Skunk finally saw him coming, and posting himself in the path ahead
uttered the inaudible discord of his race.