Another convulsive kick in the ribs, and old Gunpowder sprang upon the bridge; he thundered over the resounding planks; he gained the opposite side; and now Ichabod cast a look behind to see if his pursuer
should vanish, according to rule, in a flash of fire and brimstone.
Here we must take our leave of her for the present, to follow the course of her pursuers
Young Jerry, walking with the stool under his arm at his father's side along sunny and crowded Fleet-street, was a very different Young Jerry from him of the previous night, running home through darkness and solitude from his grim pursuer
Dirk had been completely distanced in following the light skiff of the fisherman, and had just come in time to rescue the poor money digger from his pursuer
The Frenchman followed in despair; the ape, razor still in hand, occasionally stopping to look back and gesticulate at its pursuer
, until the latter had nearly come up with it.
More than twenty times both the pursued and the pursuer
glided by him, just without the reach of his oars, until he thought the best way to view the sport was to remain stationary, and, by watching a favorable opportunity, assist as much as he could in taking the victim.
A glance behind showed his pursuer
within twenty yards, and preparing to launch his spear.
A boy who can dodge over the roofs of Lahore city on a moonlight night, using every little patch and corner of darkness to discomfit his pursuer
, is not likely to be checked by a line of well-trained soldiers.
His quick and wandering glances were sent forward apparently in search of enemies lurking behind the tree trunks, and, seeing nothing there, he would cast his eyes backwards as if in fear of some pursuer
He bore aloft a drawn dagger, and had approached, in rapid impetuosity, to within three or four feet of the retreating figure, when the latter, having attained the extremity of the velvet apartment, turned suddenly and confronted his pursuer
Gryce's name, and that individual turned and beheld his pursuer
with a stare.
You do not imagine that if I were the pursuer
I should allow myself to be baffled by so slight an obstacle.
To strike at him on any of these occasions would be to fell and disable him, but the pursuer
cannot resolve to do that, and so the grimly ridiculous pursuit continues.
Not to say a reformed character," said our pursuer
, however, was on the steps when I clapped my free hand on top of those little white straining ones, and by a timely effort bent both them and the key round together; the ward shot home as Jose hurled himself against the door.