He observed by the vacant expression of the Indian's countenance, that his eye, accustomed to the open air
had not yet been able to penetrate the dusky light which pervaded the depth of the cavern.
When they had got over the first rapture of meeting they began to make plans to escape from the power of the Prince of the Air
It might have been chance, or it might have been skill, that produced the result; it was probably a union of both; but the pigeon whirled over in the air
, and fell into the lake with a broken wing At the sound of his rifle, both his dogs started from his feet, and in a few minutes the “slut” brought out the bird, still alive.
The balloon was by this time tugging hard at the rope that held it to the ground, for the air
within it was hot, and this made it so much lighter in weight than the air
without that it pulled hard to rise into the sky.
As my eyes wandered about the garden, the sight of the hundreds of air
craft lying unguarded around us suggested the simplest avenue to freedom.
The outer envelope might then be cast off as a useless encumbrance; and the second balloon, left free to itself, would not offer the same hold to the currents of air
as a half-inflated one must needs present.
Taking the hook again, Good scratched all round the crack where we felt the air
He sent out quite needlessly a third sack of ballast and a fourth, and presently had the immense satisfaction of soaring up out of the damp and chill into the clear, cold, upper air
in which the day still lingered.
Without haste the nearest air
patrol swung sluggishly about and approached the stranger.
No one attempted to eat for a time, but sat looking out at the garden, with their forks in the air
But bye and bye, as she stared ahead into the black chasm with a beating heart, she began to dimly see the form of the horse Jim--his head up in the air
, his ears erect and his long legs sprawling in every direction as he tumbled through space.
Well, if friend Nick can manufacture, from this mess of rubbish, a Thing that will fly through the air
and carry us to safety, then I will acknowledge him to be a better mechanic than I suspected.
Michael could howl, or sing, rather (because his howling was so mellow and so controlled), any air
that was not beyond his register that Steward elected to sing with him.
The overseer wouldn't believe him when he said the valley air
would be his death--and the negroes, who might otherwise have helped him, all avoided a man whom they knew to be under a spell.
He tossed a dozen or so of them high in the air
and caught them one by one as they came down, without missing any.