They had now reached the road which turns off to Sleepy Hollow; but Gunpowder, who seemed possessed with a demon, instead of keeping up it, made an opposite
turn, and plunged headlong down hill to the left.
Wragge (lulled by the narcotic influence of annotating circulars, and eating and drinking with an appetite sharpened by the captain's absence) withdrew to an arm-chair, and fell asleep in an attitude which would have caused her husband the acutest mental suffering; seven o'clock struck; the shadows of the summer evening lengthened stealthily on the gray pavement and the brown house-walls -- and still the closed door opposite
remained shut; still the one window open showed nothing but the black blank of the room inside, lifeless and changeless as if that room had been a tomb.
Meantime, the sun shone fierce and bright upon the polished arms of the knights of either side, who crowded the opposite
extremities of the lists, and held eager conference together concerning the best mode of arranging their line of battle, and supporting the conflict.
I fired until my rifle was empty and they were almost upon me, and then a glance showing me that Dejah Thoris and Sola had disappeared among the hills, I sprang up, throwing down my useless gun, and started away in the direction opposite
to that taken by Sola and her charge.
To Meriem, however, it presented but a place denuded of large trees which she must cross quickly to regain the jungle upon the opposite
side before Malbihn should have landed.
The carriage stopped near the Meta Sudans; the door was opened, and the young men, eagerly alighting, found themselves opposite
a cicerone, who appeared to have sprung up from the ground, so unexpected was his appearance.
To be in a state of 'possession' is, it appears, the opposite
of being in a state of 'privation', just as 'positives' and 'privatives' themselves are opposite
On the opposite
side they beheld a party of thirty-one savages, which they soon ascertained to be Blackfeet.
They sat down opposite
each other in the old places, and Arthur said, "I'm going away, Adam; I'm going into the army.
On the morning of the 31st of May, as the travellers were breakfasting on the right bank of the river, the usual alarm was given, but with more reason, as two Indians actually made their appearance on a bluff on the opposite
or northern side, and harangued them in a loud voice.
He has been kicking the furniture about in all the other rooms; I have locked myself in my study, opposite
The prisoners and the savage brutes rested in their chains by the opposite
wall eyeing me with varying expressions of curiosity, sullen rage, surprise, and hope.
What has been already said will almost of itself sufficiently show how an oligarchy ought to be founded; for he who would frame such a state should have in his view a democracy to oppose it; for every species of oligarchy should be founded on principles diametrically opposite
to some species of democracy.
It was quite impossible to walk about, so I stood near the engines where it was warm, and amused myself with watching the pendulum, which was fixed opposite
to me, swinging slowly backwards and forwards as the vessel rolled, and marking the angle she touched at each lurch.
This time they neither opened the door at Rogojin's flat nor at the one opposite