massa Richard, maybe a ten rod,” cried the black
, bending under one of the horses, with the pretence of fastening a buckle, but in reality to conceal the grin that opened a mouth from ear to ear.
They entered a wooded avenue between two fences of thin greyish wood, such as often enclose parks or gardens, and over the top of which the dark trees tossed to and fro like black
and purple plumes upon the hearse of a giant.
The vessel was slowly rising and now the anchor was beyond the blacks
who faced me and several feet above their heads.
If I refuse the black
scoundrel's request, there is no doubt but what he will make short work of me with the result that the machine will lie here until it rots.
Sheeta's cruel fangs and tearing talons ripped and tore at the black
With the automatic swiftness of a wild animal the black
gathered himself to spring.
Like a lioness, when the cook-boy had struck him with a stick to drive him out of the kitchen, had Biddy sprung upon the black
, receiving without wince or whimper one straight blow from the stick, and then downing him and mauling him among his pots and pans until dragged (for the first time snarling) away by the unchiding Mister Haggin, who; however, administered sharp words to the cook- boy for daring to lift hand against a four-legged dog belonging to a god.
He lived over his visit with Tantor; he cogitated upon the digging blacks
and the strange, covered pit they had left behind them.
How he haunts this forest, and carries a book with him a big, heavy book, with iron clasps; and how this ugly Black
Man offers his book and an iron pen to everybody that meets him here among the trees; and they are to write their names with their own blood; and then he sets his mark on their bosoms.
We found the Black
Forest farmhouses and villages all that the Black
Forest stories have pictured them.
The honour of a noble lady is in peril,'' said the Black
If we run down this Black
Dog, now, there'll be news for Cap'n Trelawney
He did not know how long he had slept when a sudden sound awoke him, and opening his eyes he saw a black
girl standing beside him.
In some indefinable way the black
face thus flashed upon me shocked me profoundly.
Once a leash of thin black
whips, like the arms of an octopus, flashed across the sunset and was immediately with- drawn, and afterwards a thin rod rose up, joint by joint, bearing at its apex a circular disk that spun with a wobbling motion.