One by one she sent them through the secret panel into the room beyond, and when the last had passed from the chamber where we stood in wide-eyed amazement she turned and smiled at us and then herself passed through, leaving us alone.
I did as he bade, and then together we sought the secret panel through which I had just entered the apartment--the one at the opposite end of the room from that through which the girl had led her savage companions.
she breathed, a note of satisfaction in her tone, and closed the panel
until it fitted snugly in its place.
While groping over the successive panels with the greatest care, I endeavored not to lose a minute, for I was feeling more and more overcome with the heat and we were literally roasting in that blazing forest.
I had been working like this for half an hour and had finished three panels, when, as ill-luck would have it, I turned round on hearing a muttered exclamation from the viscount.
Paulvitch's sneering laugh came through the polished panels
At last D'Artagnan, having got up too close, stepped back to prepare a fourth thrust, but the moment when, after a fine, quick feint, he was attacking as sharply as lightning, the wall seemed to give way, Mordaunt disappeared through the opening, and D'Artagnan's blade, caught between the panels
, shivered like a sword of glass.
The mighty panels
trembled and bent beneath the furious onslaught of the enraged yellow men.
Running her fingers along the molding until she found a little hidden spring she pushed it, and one of the great panels
swung slowly in, revealing the yawning mouth of a black opening behind.
We lifted the plucky fellow into Raffles's place in the pantry, locked the door on him, and put the key through the panel
Ne'er heed me, Seth," said Wiry Ben, "y' are a down-right good- hearted chap, panels
or no panels
; an' ye donna set up your bristles at every bit o' fun, like some o' your kin, as is mayhap cliverer.
It was not a mere block, but highly decorated with deep framed panels on either side.
If they mean to take your machine away, it's little good your wrecking their bronze panels, and if they don't, you will get it back as soon as you can ask for it.
A sliding noise was heard: one would have said that panels were working at the sides of the Nautilus.
Suddenly there was daylight in the saloon, the iron panels closed again, and the enchanting vision disappeared.