Meanwhile the schooner gradually fell
off and filled again upon another tack, sailed swiftly for a minute or so, and brought up once more dead in the wind's eye.
The point of the spear went through the bone into the bladder, and death came upon him as he cried aloud and fell
forward on his knees.
And the wife struck; but she missed her aim, and hit her husband on the head so that he fell
down dead, and the sparrow flew quietly home to her nest.
At once some of the brave Frenchmen rushed into the water and caught the three aeronauts in their arms just as the Victoria fell
at the distance of a few fathoms from the left bank of the Senegal.
The archdeacon, launched into space, fell
at first head foremost, with outspread hands; then he whirled over and over many times; the wind blew him upon the roof of a house, where the unfortunate man began to break up.
Her great padded feet fell
soft and noiseless on the narrow trail.
But they who received the order to fire trembled so that three guards fell
by the discharge, and the five remaining balls hissed on to splinter the vault, plow the ground, or indent the pillars of the cavern.
The rainbow tints from the colored suns fell
upon the glass city softly and gave to the buildings many delicate, shifting hues which were very pretty to see.
Plummet-like he fell
for a thousand feet and then the storm seized him in its giant clutch and bore him far aloft again.
As Tarzan's heavy hand fell
upon his shoulder the priest dropped his victim, and turned upon her would-be rescuer.
Not fifty yards away from him something fell
in the Park, and all around him lumps of gravel and clods of earth fell
in a shower.
Many lost their lives that way; all of them experienced terrible falls, saving themselves by clutching branches as they fell
toward the ground.
His road home lay across a stream into which his Ass, making a false step, fell
by accident and rose up again with his load considerably lighter, as the water melted the sack.
The first and wisest of them all professed To know this only, that he nothing knew; The next to fabling fell
and smooth conceits; A third sort doubted all things, though plain sense; Others in virtue placed felicity, But virtue joined with riches and long life; In corporal pleasure he, and careless ease; The Stoic last in philosophic pride, By him called virtue, and his virtuous man, Wise, perfect in himself, and all possessing, Equal to God, oft shames not to prefer, As fearing God nor man, contemning all Wealth, pleasure, pain or torment, death and life-- Which, when he lists, he leaves, or boasts he can; For all his tedious talk is but vain boast, Or subtle shifts conviction to evade.
All day the wind blew and the snow fell
, and all day we travelled, while our stomachs gnawed their desire and our bodies grew weaker with every step they took.