At the table next day while Albert Hardy talked and the two girls whis- pered and laughed, she did not look at John but at the table and as soon as possible escaped
They shot him, and pursued me, by the scent of their dog, three miles; but I killed the dog, and escaped
When they paid him off he dodged the company gamblers and dramshops, and so they tried to kill him; but he escaped
, and tramped it home, working at odd jobs, and sleeping always with one eye open.
He argued that if one slave re- fused to be corrected, and escaped
with his life, the other slaves would soon copy the example; the re- sult of which would be, the freedom of the slaves, and the enslavement of the whites.
The others all crowded round me, wondering at my adventures and admiring the device by which I had escaped
from the valley, and when they had led me to their camp and examined my diamonds, they assured me that in all the years that they had carried on their trade they had seen no stones to be compared with them for size and beauty.
Those who have escaped
the dark and terrible aspects of life will find my brutality, my flash of rage in our final tragedy, easy enough to blame; for they know what is wrong as well as any, but not what is possible to tortured men.
To undermine the ground for fifty feet -- to devote three years to a labor which, if successful, would conduct you to a precipice overhanging the sea -- to plunge into the waves from the height of fifty, sixty, perhaps a hundred feet, at the risk of being dashed to pieces against the rocks, should you have been fortunate enough to have escaped
the fire of the sentinels; and even, supposing all these perils past, then to have to swim for your life a distance of at least three miles ere you could reach the shore -- were difficulties so startling and formidable that Dantes had never even dreamed of such a scheme, resigning himself rather to death.
he asked with his flattering manner; "that Monsieur de Beaufort had escaped
, were you not?
The coal replied: 'I fortunately sprang out of the fire, and if I had not escaped
by sheer force, my death would have been certain,--I should have been burnt to ashes.
And whilst waiting for that enlightenment, Monsieur l'Eveque de Vannes will have escaped
I was, of course, glad that she had escaped
the Mahars, and the fate that had been suggested by the Sagoth who had threatened to purchase her upon our arrival at Phutra.
His own life depended upon the chance of his eluding, or outdistancing Achmet Zek, when that worthy should have discovered that he had escaped
Smith-Oldwick had no difficulty in locating the trap in the roof through which he had escaped
All they know, all that anyone knows, is that Nikolas Rokoff has escaped
The whole thing happened in a second of time, for the first Italian was cutting the rope and Charley was clutching the skiff when the second Italian dealt him a rap over the head with an oar, Charley released his hold and collapsed, stunned, into the bottom of the salmon boat, and the Italians bent to their oars and escaped
back under the ship's stern.