At first I accused him of perfidiously deserting
me; but as I grew more composed, I upbraided myself for imputing so cowardly an action to him, and tranquillized myself with the belief that he had availed himself, of the opportunity to go round to Nukuheva, in order to make some arrangement by which I could be removed from the valley.
The air was filled with their irregular flight, layer rising above layer, far above the tops of the highest pines, none daring to advance beyond the dangerous pass; when, suddenly, some of the headers of the feathered tribes shot across the valley, taking their flight directly over the village, and hundreds of thousands in their rear followed the example, deserting
the eastern side of the plain to their persecutors and the slain.
He dreamed that he stood in a shadowy Court, Where the Snark, with a glass in its eye, Dressed in gown, bands, and wig, was defending a pig On the charge of deserting
It was not his fault, but that of the Gods, of whom he discoursed so engagingly, that he led them into the borders of Nahan, where the Rahah of that State mistook them for deserting
What became of my wits I cannot imagine; they have always had a perverse trick of deserting
me just when they were most needed; but so it chanced, that in the confusion of our overthrow I quite forgot that there was a Mrs.
A loud-toned clock struck eleven, and the company were fast deserting
Who was he, then, and what was his object in deserting
He had, however, taken the precaution to engage in advance a runabout with a pair of old livery-stable trotters that could still do their eighteen miles on level roads; and at two o'clock, hastily deserting
the luncheon-table, he sprang into the light carriage and drove off.