The larger end was fitted ingeniously and securely with a wooden bottom
, and the other was stopped tight by a little plug.
Having reached the spot marked by a line of light-green rushes, we poled out two canoes through them for some hundreds of yards, and eventually emerged into a placid and shallow stream, running clear and transparent over a sandy bottom
All was stone around him; before his eyes, gaping monsters; below, quite at the bottom
, in the Place, the pavement; above his head, Quasimodo weeping.
I pity from the bottom
of my heart any nation or body of people that is so unfortunate as to get entangled in the net of slavery.
Yes," he declared, after looking it over, "the thing certainly has a false bottom
She walked across the room, the bottom
of the trousers just showing as the bang of the coat was disturbed by movement.
And at last the ship plunged right down to the bottom
of the sea, making a dreadful gurgling sound; and the six bad men were left bobbing about in the deep water of the bay.
, or under surface, which appears to those who view it below, is one even regular plate of adamant, shooting up to the height of about two hundred yards.
They fastened some of the burning pine-wood to the end of the rope, and let it slowly down to the bottom
of the abyss.
Turning again to the box she rummaged to the bottom
and there in a corner she came upon a little box of cartridges.
The poor brute seemed horribly scared, and crouched in the bottom
of its little cage.
He told the king of the vast wealth that was lying at the bottom
of the sea.
It is as if an invisible hand had been stealthily uplifted from the bottom
to catch hold of her keel as it glides through the water.
No, shipmate; on the contrary, it is the easiest thing in life: the only awkward point is the sort of usage which our unhappy limbs may receive when we arrive at the bottom
, and what sort of travelling trim we shall be in afterwards.
Our antiquaries abandon time for distance; our very fops glance from the binding to the bottom
of the title-page, where the mystic characters which spell London, Paris, or Genoa, are precisely so many letters of recommendation.