he exclaimed in a lower
tone, ``couldst thou have ruled thine unreasonable passion, thy father had not been left in his age like the solitary oak that throws out its shattered and unprotected branches against the full sweep of the tempest
To add to their joy, they observed Indian trails along the margin of the stream, and other signs, which gave them reason to believe that there was an encampment of the Lower
Nez Perces in the neighborhood, as it was within the accustomed range of that pacific and hospitable tribe.
Quickly I mounted it, only to find that it connected at the top with the lower of a series of horizontal wooden bars that spanned the now narrow and shaft-like interior of the tree's stem.
In like manner I dislodged the lower bars as I passed them, so that we soon had the interior of the tree denuded of all possible means of ascent for a distance of a hundred feet from the base; thus precluding possible pursuit and attack from the rear.
A vacuum is created below, and it attracts the gas in the lower
parts; this becomes heated in its turn, and is continually replaced; thus, an extremely rapid current of gas is established in the pipes and in the spiral, which issues from the balloon and then returns to it, and is heated over again, incessantly.
After the smashing of the City Hall and Post-Office, the white flag had been hoisted from a tower of the old Park Row building, and thither had gone Mayor O'Hagen, urged thither indeed by the terror-stricken property owners of lower
New York, to negotiate the capitulation with Von Winterfeld.
She saw it circle lower
above the palace until she was positive that it but hovered in preparation for a landing.
I inquired, my heart sinking lower
at every word I spoke.
country consists of clay-slat and sandstone, containing fossils, very closely related to, bu not identical with, those found in the Silurian formation of Europe; the hills are formed of white granular quart rock.
She sat quivering while a member of the lower
orders deposited a metal funnel, a saucepan, and a garden squirt beside the roll of oilcloth.
The masters of the lower
school walked up and down the great school together during this three-quarters of an hour, or sat in their desks reading or looking over copies, and keeping such order as was possible.
In a hazy way I saw and heard men rushing and shouting as they strove to lower
She dropped her head lower
, not knowing herself what answer she should make to what was coming.
than the river, stretched broad, flat land, far as the eye could see.
As to the manner in which he (or they) obtained access to the roof of the tavern, it is to be remarked that the third house, lower
down in the street, was empty, and under repair--that a long ladder was left by the workmen, leading from the pavement to the top of the house-- and that, on returning to their work, on the morning of the 27th, the men found the plank which they had tied to the ladder, to prevent anyone from using it in their absence, removed, and lying on the ground.