It will be noted, in passing, that in this falling
dream which is so familiar to you and me and all of us, we never strike bottom.
He fancied even then that the cooling of the body might account for this, but what disturbed that idea was the fact that the ash was falling
only from the end of the cylinder.
But, if we were all falling
together, it couldn't be trying to fall any quicker, you know: for, if I let go, what more could it do than fall?
How do you know it wasn't a drop of water falling
off the ceiling on him?
We are falling
so slowly that we can't be dashed to pieces when we land, and this country that we are coming to seems quite pretty.
There were houses on the other side of the river on fire, and scarcely a moment passed without the crash of a falling
Perhaps he was really sitting on a wagon, but it might very well be that he was not sitting on a wagon but on a terribly high tower from which, if he fell, he would have to fall for a whole day or a whole month, or go on falling
and never reach the bottom.
He managed by a skillful handling of his net to retain all the large fish and to draw them to the shore; but he could not prevent the smaller fish from falling
back through the meshes of the net into the sea.
Just like a whole set of fire- irons falling
into the fender
But in spite of his resolution to go quietly, he rushed forward and even ran, continually falling
, getting up and falling
And then I leapt up, desperate with the pain; and, with my tortured hands spread wide to balance me, I walked those few yards, between rising sea and falling
fire, and falling
sea and rising fire, as an acrobat walks a rope, and by God's grace without mishap.