We were assigned seats with our backs toward a small platform
in the exact centre of the larger one.
Glinda the Sorceress then stepped upon the platform
, and by her magic made a big tree grow in the middle of the space, made blossoms appear upon the tree, and made the blossoms become delicious fruit called tamornas, and so great was the quantity of fruit produced that when the servants climbed the tree and tossed it down to the crowd, there was enough to satisfy every person present.
The young man in question made steady progress up the platform
Honeythunder, I hoped when I came in here that I might be under no necessity of commenting on the introduction of platform
manners or platform
manoeuvres among the decent forbearances of private life.
From their platform
a stair descended into the house, and the children and the Wizard explored it after lighting a lantern to show them the way.
Jones and Philip Ward, who had already risen from their chairs, led the Bishop off the platform
, while the audience sat breathless and shocked.
I was at the platform
and all ready to do the honors when the abbot's solemn procession hove in sight -- which it did not do till it was nearly to the rope fence, because it was a starless black night and no torches permitted.
As we circled upon the broad platform
I saw Sab Than rushing up the steps to aid his father, but, as he raised his hand to strike, Dejah Thoris sprang before him and then my sword found the spot that made Sab Than jeddak of Zodanga.
The door of the next car opened, and Colonel Proctor appeared on the platform
, attended by a Yankee of his own stamp as his second.
I turned, and saw on the rocky platform
the figures of three men.
I was admiring this joyous rising of the sun, so gay, and so life-giving, when I heard steps approaching the platform
And in another minute the train drew up alongside of the platform
, and a stream of passengers began to flow out from the booking office and waiting-rooms.
The greatest demonstration of all, however, was at the entrance of my new acquaintance, Professor Challenger, when he passed down to take his place at the extreme end of the front row of the platform
A hundred yards from the beach was a little level spot, fairly free of trees; here they decided eventually to build a permanent house, but for the time being they both thought it best to construct a little platform
in the trees out of reach of the larger of the savage beasts in whose realm they were.
But when once on the sandstone platform
, the scenery becomes exceedingly monotonous; each side of the road is bordered by scrubby trees of the never-failing Eucalyptus family; and with the exception of two or three small inns, there are no houses or cultivated land: the road, moreover, is solitary; the most frequent object being a bullock-waggon, piled up with bales of wool.