in the midst


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the middle or central part or point

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Then she heard the muttered words of prayer, in the midst of which she started, and would have arisen.
The Nautilus floated in the midst of a phosphorescent bed which, in this obscurity, became quite dazzling.
And let there be a fountain, or some fair work of statuas, in the midst of this court; and to be paved as the other court was.
In the midst of the discussion about a teacher, another young coloured man from Ohio, who had been a soldier, in some way found his way into town.
But all these, with the other historic personages, in the midst of whom the chair had so often stood, had passed, both in substance and shadow, from the scene of ages.
The train stopped, at eight o'clock, in the midst of a glade some fifteen miles beyond Rothal, where there were several bungalows, and workmen's cabins.
and Gondy, in surplice and cloak, appeared, moving tranquilly in the midst of the fusillade and bestowing his benedictions to the right and left, as undisturbed as if he were leading a procession of the Fete Dieu.
As we slowly advanced up the bay, numerous canoes pushed off from the surrounding shores, and we were soon in the midst of quite a flotilla of them, their savage occupants struggling to get aboard of us, and jostling one another in their ineffectual attempts.
But it can't be he, alone in the midst of this empty field
Thus Rokoff and the seven white sailors found themselves deserted and robbed in the midst of a wilderness.
How often did Boxtel, in the midst of tortures which no pen is able fully to describe, -- how often did he feel an inclination to jump down into the garden during the night, to destroy the plants, to tear the bulbs with his teeth, and to sacrifice to his wrath the owner himself, if he should venture to stand up for the defence of his tulips!
There I was in the midst of thousands, and yet a perfect stranger; without home and without friends, in the midst of thousands of my own brethren--children of a common Father, and yet I dared not to unfold to any one of them my sad condition.
In the midst of this forest she built a palace which had not its equal for beauty in the whole world, and then she considered that she had done enough to make any prince happy.
Still, in the midst of so much hauteur and confidence, the sagacity and cunning of the Teton did not desert him.
It was in the midst of this repose, that Archy, one of the cordon, whose post was near the after-hatches, whispered to his neighbor, a Cholo, the words above.