The very same day the occupants
of the apartments on the fifth floor of the house, now become the property of Dantes, were duly informed by the notary who had arranged the necessary transfer of deeds, etc.
More obvious, more prominent, shone on by the full light of the large window, were the occupants
of the benches just before me, of whom some were girls of fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, some young women from eighteen (as it appeared to me) up to twenty; the most modest attire, the simplest fashion of wearing the hair, were apparent in all; and good features, ruddy, blooming complexions, large and brilliant eyes, forms full, even to solidity, seemed to abound.
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.
That there might also prove to be human occupants
and that they were of a malevolent character was suggested by the skeleton impaled upon the bamboos, which could not have got there had it not been dropped from above.
She did not know what the other occupants
said to her as she entered, though she answered them; and when they had started anew she rode along with an inward and not an outward eye.
It had rocked a trifle beneath my weight, but it had been the scraping of its side against the side of my own boat that had seemed most likely to alarm its occupants
, if there were any.
With a wild neigh of terror the animal fell bodily into the pit, drawing the buggy and its occupants
If its occupants
were killed or badly injured the ape-man might search futilely in their immediate vicinity for some time before finding them.
So close were the two canoes to one another that the black had only an opportunity to note the white face in the bow of the oncoming craft before the two touched and his own men were upon their feet, yelling like mad devils and thrusting their long spears at the occupants
of the other canoe.
And when they had killed the occupants
of the car they found that Simon de Montfort was not among them, but instead he had fastened there three important citizens of London, old men and influential, who had opposed him, and aided and abetted the King.
All three were equally new, but numbers one and two were curtained and sedate, with a human, sociable look to them; while number three, with yawning door and unkempt garden, had apparently only just received its furniture and made itself ready for its occupants
She echoed the maledictions that the occupants
of the gallery showered on this individual when his lines compelled him to expose his extreme selfishness.
After all these years I am still confident that excavations which I have neither the legal right to undertake nor the wealth to make would disclose the secret of the disappearance of my unhappy friend, and possibly of the former occupants
and owners of the deserted and now destroyed house.
I expected a blow the moment that I came within the view of the occupants
, but no blow fell.
It doesn't look--exactly--as if the occupants
would be kindred spirits, Anne, does it?