Some precautions had been taken to place those entrances under the protection of projecting
angles, by which they might be flanked in case of need by archers or slingers.
It has only one clear story above the ground-floor; but the roof, rising steeply, has several projecting
windows, with carved spandrels rather elegantly enclosed in oaken frames, and externally adorned with balustrades.
They raced wildly after me until, finally, my foot struck a projecting
piece of quartz, and down I went sprawling upon the moss.
I half turned, keeping my eyes fixed upon the cylinder still, from which other tentacles were now projecting
, and began pushing my way back from the edge of the pit.
There are men, too--wretched busybodies--who walk about merely to see if they can find some wretched tchinovnik or broken-down official who has got toes projecting
from his boots or his hair uncut
It was one of those rusty, moss-grown, many-peaked wooden houses, which are scattered about the streets of our elder towns, with a beetle-browed second story projecting
over the foundation, as if it frowned at the novelty around it.