These fish, Bess, which thou seest lying in such piles
before thee, and which by to-morrow evening will be rejected food on the meanest table in Templeton, are of a quality and flavor that, in other countries, would make them esteemed a luxury on the tables of princes or epicures.
At this distance of time I cannot remember whether I ever gave a thought to Polina; I seemed only to be conscious of a vague pleasure in seizing and raking in the bank-notes which kept massing themselves in a pile
It must have been at about the same instant that Achmet Zek discovered the pile
of yellow ingots and realized the actuality of what he had already feared since first his eyes had alighted upon the party beside the ruins of the Englishman's bungalow.
For a moment he examined it by the moon's bright rays, then he raised his head to look out upon the ancient piles
of crumbling grandeur in the distance.
of letters came every day, which he left unopened upon his study table.
In one corner was a pile
of human skulls reaching almost to the ceiling and in another a stack of dried Wieroo wings.
Without waiting for an answer he pulled close to the pile
and extended his hand.
After this, the Achaeans pile
him a cairn and hold games in his honour.
Rounding the base of a large pile
of grass-covered debris, we came suddenly upon the best preserved ruin we had yet discovered.
So that the lofty pile
of sedimentary rocks in Britain, gives but an inadequate idea of the time which has elapsed during their accumulation; yet what time this must have consumed
The lower beds in this great pile
of strata, have been dislocated, baked, crystallized and almost blended together, through the agency of mountain masses of a peculiar white soda-granitic rock.
I guess she won't want to sling hash any more when she sees the pile
of dust I've got.
This infernal christening performed, they fired the pile
with lighted matches and with blazing tow, and then stood by, awaiting the result.
Fording the river, he proceeded to the borders of the deep snow, when he encamped under the lee of immense piles
of burned rock.
Looking down over the rails Prince Nesvitski saw the rapid, noisy little waves of the Enns, which rippling and eddying round the piles
of the bridge chased each other along.