While the moon was behind
one of those sharp fingers, its shadow was flung athwart the vacant heavens-- a long, slanting, clean-cut, dark ray--with a streaming and energetic suggestion of FORCE about it, such as the ascending jet of water from a powerful fire-engine affords.
So he says," resumed the convict I had recognized - "it was all said and done in half a minute, behind
a pile of timber in the Dockyard - 'You're a-going to be discharged?
Then he sat down behind
Richard's coat-tails and kept his eyes fixed on them, while Richard, sitting at his writing-table, did not stir.
The place seemed silent and deserted, so he took the opportunity of concealing himself near the spot whence he had seen Oolanga trying to investigate whatever was concealed behind
the iron door.
And one of the robbers saw that there was a gold ring still left on her finger, and as it was difficult to draw off, he took a hatchet and cut off her finger; but the finger sprang into the air and fell behind
the great cask into my lap.
Down they went toward the pits beneath the structure, and at a safe distance behind
I followed the flicker of their torch.
With the flat of my sword I struck down his polluting hand; and grasping Dejah Thoris round the waist, I swung her behind
me as, with my back against the draperies of the dais, I faced the tyrant of the north and his roomful of noble warriors.
The floor of the tunnel was difficult to walk upon because it had been worn smooth as glass, and pretty soon Scraps, who was some distance behind
the others, slipped and fell head foremost.
Its enormous bulk rendered it too slow upon its feet to cope with the agility of my young muscles, and so I was enabled to dodge out of its way and run completely behind
it before its slow wits could direct it in pursuit.
And so Tarzan of the Apes forged steadily ahead toward Opar's ruined ramparts and behind
him slunk Werper, jackal-like, and only God knew what lay in store for each.
LONG and loud was the applause that rose above the Field of Jetan at Manator, as The Keeper of the Towers summoned the two Princesses and the victorious Chief to the center of the field and presented to the latter the fruits of his prowess, and then, as custom demanded, the victorious players, headed by Gahan and the two Princesses, formed in procession behind
The Keeper of the Towers and were conducted to the place of victory before the royal enclosure that they might receive the commendation of the jeddak.
him stretched the wooded valley across which they had marched for many days, and at the opposite side the low range which marked the boundary of their own country.
If the foot, in rising, slanted forward the slightest bit, the nose of the shoe penetrated the obstructing wall and tipped downward till the heel of the shoe struck the man's leg behind
It was my curiosity that spoiled for me this form of amusement, for I was led to seek behind
the performance in order to learn how the performance was achieved.
I crossed the park, and left my own possessions behind