But the Scriptures contain no unnecessary words; and I will maintain that horse, who know how to strike with the edge
of the sword, must be well disoiplyned.
of the floe off which the seal were used to fish in winter lay perhaps twenty miles beyond this barrier, and out of reach of the Tununirmiut.
Lady Arabella took in her hand a small key which hung at the end of her watch-chain, and moved to a small door, low down, round the corner, and a little downhill from the edge
of the Brow.
During the evening, by the light of the fire in the kitchen, Tip carefully rounded all the edges
of the joints and smoothed the rough places in a neat and workmanlike manner.
Their appetites were always with them and on edge
, so that they bit voraciously into whatever offered and with an entire innocence of indigestion.
Half conscious, but ever with the one thought beating in his mind, he goaded the horse onwards, rushing swiftly down steep ravines over huge boulders, along the edges
of black abysses.
As soon as this occurred, the bees ceased to excavate, and began to build up flat walls of wax on the lines of intersection between the basins, so that each hexagonal prism was built upon the festooned edge
of a smooth basin, instead of on the straight edges
of a three-sided pyramid as in the case of ordinary cells.
If she had finished her trip she would have struck some big rocks in the edge
of the water, and then the torrent would have snatched her downstream among the half-covered boulders and she would have been pounded to pulp in two minutes.
And that same evening, sure enough, they saw Chee-Chee's cousin and a lot of other monkeys, who had not yet got sick, sitting in the trees by the edge
of a swamp, looking and waiting for them.
Jeremy Fisher; he lived in a little damp house amongst the buttercups at the edge
of a pond.
Clambering quickly aloft I grasped the edge
of the eaves and drew myself to the surface of the roof above.
He remained standing at the edge
of the pit that the Thing had made for itself, staring at its strange appearance, astonished chiefly at its unusual shape and colour, and dimly perceiving even then some evidence of design in its arrival.
Thus, she had artificial flowers on the edge
of the bureau, and the picture of the Comte d'Artois in the recess of the window.
The summit showed every sign of a luxuriant vegetation, with bushes near the edge
, and farther back many high trees.
Then a grim smile curled the handsome lips above me, as an ebony hand came slowly in sight from above the edge
of the deck and the cold, hollow eye of a revolver sought the centre of my forehead.