With his quick professional eye he took note of the two faces watching him from the arched
window, and, opening his instrument, began to scatter its melodies abroad.
The roof is about twelve feet high, and runs to a pretty sharp angle, as if there were a regular ridge-pole there; while these ribbed, arched
, hairy sides, present us with those wondrous, half vertical, scimetar-shaped slats of whale-bone, say three hundred on a side, which depending from the upper part of the head or crown bone, form those Venetian blinds which have elsewhere been cursorily mentioned.
The bridge, as I say, was arched
and covered in, in a very ridiculous manner, and there was a most uncomfortable echo about it at all times -- an echo which I never before so particularly observed as when I uttered the four last words of my remark.
The wind itself had ceased and a brilliant, deep blue sky arched
high over the moorland.
Toward this U-Dor led his prisoners and their guard to the great arched
entrance before which a line of fifty mounted warriors barred the way.