For an instant he stood thus, and then crumpled very gently into the bottom
of the boat.
Hereupon the captain and all the crew set to work, with iron rakes and great hooks and lines, fishing for gold and silver at the bottom
of the sea.
I involuntarily held my breath, expecting to see the form of my companion, after being sustained for a moment by the branches of the tree, sink through their frail support, and fall headlong to the bottom
Yes," he declared, after looking it over, "the thing certainly has a false bottom
I couldn't lie hidden in the bottom
of the boat, leaving Juag alone exposed to the deadly shafts, so I arose and, seizing another paddle, set to work to help him.
Now Rokoff seized one of the paddles lying in the bottom
of the craft, and, with terrorwide eyes still glued upon the living death that pursued him, struck out madly in an effort to augment the speed of the unwieldy canoe.
The clanking armor, the heavy spurred feet, and the voices above him had awakened the little Prince and with a startled cry he sat upright in the bottom
of the skiff.
The other members of the party were asleep upon the thwarts or huddled in cramped positions in the bottom
of the boat.
While on the divide, had he kept the big dome on his right, he would have come down on the Gold Bottom
, so named by Bob Henderson, whom he would have found at work on it, taking out the first pay-gold ever panned on the Klondike.
By a simple system of floats, weights, and anchors, thousands of hooks, each on a separate leader, are suspended at a distance of from six inches to a foot above the bottom
They now looked more carefully at the sand-boat, and saw that the bottom
was modeled with two sharp runners which would glide through the sand.
She walked across the room, the bottom
of the trousers just showing as the bang of the coat was disturbed by movement.
The country was wooded everywhere except at the bottom
of the valley to the northward, where there was a small natural meadow, through which flowed a stream scarcely visible from the valley's rim.
of the coop was made of thick boards, so Dorothy found she was clinging to a sort of raft, with sides of slats, which readily bore up her weight.
How hot it was at the bottom
of that long tube of metal