For in a heap
higher than the King's palace lay all the grain of the country, and not a single stalk of corn had been left behind in any of the fields.
Whilst they were looking at the heap of stones, they noticed that another carriage had drawn up beside them, and the passenger--there was only one--was regarding them curiously.
Adam was gathering the tools which he had been using--which, after the manner of all workmen, had been scattered about--when he noticed that several black snakes had crawled out from the heap of stones and were gathering round him.
And as bees cannot live when their stings are broken that was the end of the black bees, and they lay scattered thick about the Woodman, like little heaps of fine coal.
The Wicked Witch was so angry when she saw her black bees in little heaps like fine coal that she stamped her foot and tore her hair and gnashed her teeth.
Sitting silent and motionless on a heap of straw against the wall, Pierre sometimes opened and sometimes closed his eyes.
he concluded, then bowed to the ground, got up, sighed, and sat down again on his heap of straw.
At the very top was a level plain upon which were heaps
of rock that at first glance seemed solid.
Running back and forth along the neighboring ledges, I gathered a heap
of rocks at the cave-entrance.
Tattered gamins on the right made a furious assault on the gravel heap
As he did so he bent accidentally over the heap
of red-brown dust; and a sharp sneeze cracked the silence.
In order to do this, I gathered a great heap
of grapes in one place, a lesser heap
in another place, and a great parcel of limes and lemons in another place; and taking a few of each with me, I travelled homewards; resolving to come again, and bring a bag or sack, or what I could make, to carry the rest home.
Some searched the drawers, the chests, the boxes, writing-desks, and closets, for jewels, plate, and money; while others, less mindful of gain and more mad for destruction, cast their whole contents into the courtyard without examination, and called to those below, to heap
them on the blaze.
They were but an atom, here, in a mountain heap
of misery, the very sight of which increased their hopelessness and suffering.
Have you ever noticed what heaps
of good people die, Anne, dearie?