The millers belonging to the mills, when they saw the boat coming down the river, and on the point of being sucked in by the draught of the wheels, ran out in haste, several of them, with long poles
to stop it, and being all mealy, with faces and garments covered with flour, they presented a sinister appearance.
It is possible, if the sea exists at the South Pole
, that it may be covered; and, consequently, we shall be unable to come to the surface.
Then she climbed down from the fence and walked up to it, while Toto ran around the pole
He warned Miss Pole
of her stomach-acidity, he called it--and he may have meant to be kind.
Thus it was that I went more slowly as we approached the barrier, for it was my intention to move cautiously by day over the ice-pack that I might discover, before I had run into a trap, if there really lay an inhabited country at the north pole
, for there only could I imagine a spot where Matai Shang might feel secure from John Carter, Prince of Helium.
was firmly fixed in the mud, and he was left clinging to it while the punt drifted away.
The barber's pole
I successfully extracted from David's mouth, but the difficulty (not foreseen) of knowing how to dispose of a barber's pole
in the Kensington Gardens is considerable, there always being polite children hovering near who run after you and restore it to you.
When he had stripped off the side shoots he believed he could use the branch as a pole
, to guide the raft in case of emergency.
When Tarzan found himself clinging to the pole
outside the window, he followed his jungle instinct and looked below for enemies before he ventured down.
Thus, if they broke through, they could cling to the pole
that bridged the hole made by their bodies.
Making this, in turn, fast to the spring- pole
attached to the kitchen rafters, so that the hub played upon the woollens in the barrel, he was able, with one hand, thoroughly to pound them.
On the contrary, he is ungratefully disposed to regret the North Pole
They thought and they thought, till at last they cut down a pole
, tied the donkey's feet to it, and raised the pole
and the donkey to their shoulders.
AFTER a great expenditure of life and treasure a Daring Explorer had succeeded in reaching the North Pole
, when he was approached by a Native Galeut who lived there.
We may also notice that, on the lunar sphere, the south pole
is much more continental than the north pole