The old woman counselled her to go to the mill-pond the next full moon and play upon a golden flute, and then to lay the flute on the bank
It was too early yet to tell anything-- the bank
would not open for nearly three hours.
There was much to be done: his portmanteau to be packed, a credit to be got from the bank
where he was a wealthy customer, and certain offices to be transacted for that other bank
in which he was an humble clerk; and it chanced, in conformity with human nature, that out of all this business it was the last that came to be neglected.
The boat moved off toward the left-hand shore of the Lys, bearing the guilty woman and the executioner; all the others remained on the right- hand bank
, where they fell on their knees.
And, still marvelling, I let him lead me into the private part of the bank
Altogether they had a wild and gallant appearance, and, taking possession of a point which commanded the river, ranged themselves along the bank
as if prepared to dispute their passage.
Dig--dig--dig--until an impatient movement from one of the two passengers would admonish him to pull up the window, draw his arm securely through the leathern strap, and speculate upon the two slumbering forms, until his mind lost its hold of them, and they again slid away into the bank
and the grave.
They tried to make their way forward to the opposite bank
and, though there was a ford one third of a mile away, were proud that they were swimming and drowning in this river under the eyes of the man who sat on the log and was not even looking at what they were doing.
White Fang was intelligent beyond the average of his kind; yet his mental vision was not wide enough to embrace the other bank
of the Mackenzie.
Leaving the bridge, I had only to cross the road beyond, and to enter a plantation on the bank
of the river.
I was only disconcerted when he informed me that the bank
gave no receipts for deposits of this nature.
About twelve o'clock we turned out and went along up the bank
The man was standing on the river bank
and he called to them:
And down by the river bank
a clump of dwarf willows burst into bud.
Subscription lists were opened in all the principal cities of the Union, with a central office at the Baltimore Bank
, 9 Baltimore Street.