Here again I paused abruptly, and now with a feeling of wild amazement--for there could be no doubt whatever that, in this instance, I did actually hear (although from what direction it proceeded I found it impossible to say) a low and apparently
distant, but harsh, protracted, and most unusual screaming or grating sound--the exact counterpart of what my fancy had already conjured up for the dragon's unnatural shriek as described by the romancer.
The occupation is often full of interest and he who attempts it for the first time is astonished by the apparently
illimitable distance and incoherence between the starting-point and the goal.
I have reserved to this moment the mention of a circumstance which had forced itself on my notice shortly before Meunier's arrival, namely, that there had been some quarrel between Bertha and this maid, apparently
during a visit to a distant family, in which she had accompanied her mistress.
They could then see the faint summer fogs in layers, woolly, level, and apparently
no thicker than counterpanes, spread about the meadows in detached remnants of small extent.
But what caught my most interested attention at the moment that the sun's rays set the cliff's face a-shimmer, was the several black spots which now appeared quite plainly in evidence high across the gorgeous wall close to the forest's top, and extending apparently
below and behind the branches.
They included a couple of young merchants, a man in a great-coat, a medical student, a little Pole, a small fat man who laughed continuously, and an enormously tall stout one who apparently
put great faith in the strength of his fists.
Prince Andrew apparently
knew this as well as Tikhon; he looked at his watch as if to ascertain whether his father's habits had changed since he was at home last, and, having assured himself that they had not, he turned to his wife.
The spring was now opening, and I was able to keep more and more with Nature, who was kinder to me than I was to her other children, or wished to be, and I got the better of my malady, which gradually left me for no more reason apparently
than it came upon me.
We finally found a place where we could slip over the edge of the cliff onto a narrow ledge which seemed to give evidence of being something of a game-path to the valley, though it apparently
had not been used for some time.
There had not been a soul, apparently
, upon the steamer who had known anything worth mentioning of Mr.
There is a verbatim account of a report made to me by your Brigadier-General, in which it seems that in the fighting under his command you were three times apparently
taken prisoner, three times you apparently
escaped; the information which you brought back led to at least two disasters; the information which exactly at the time you were absent seemed to come miraculously into the hands of the enemy, resulted in even greater trouble for us.
After sauntering along for some time he discovered the Hare by the wayside, apparently
asleep, and seeing a chance to win pushed on as fast as he could, arriving at the goal hours afterward, suffering from extreme fatigue and claiming the victory.
Conway spoke of this agreement, I met him one day, walking slowly down Montgomery street, apparently
, from his abstracted air, in deep thought.
I got no immediate reply; Moxon was apparently
intent upon the coals in the grate, touching them deftly here and there with the fire-poker till they signified a sense of his attention by a brighter glow.
It seems to be distinctly earlier than the "Theogony", which refers to it, apparently
, as a poem already renowned.