And when she had put it into the hole of the rock
, and turned it, a sudden sharp snap was heard; then, with a solemn creak that made the shivers run down the child's back, the face of the rock
fell outward, like a door on hinges, and revealed a small dark chamber just inside.
Of course she should have roused the children at once; not merely because of the unknown that was stalking toward them, but because it was no longer good for them to sleep on a rock
Twas downright madness to show six feet of flesh and blood, on a naked rock
, to the raging savages.
There is nothing left, Miss Temple,” he said, “but to lower you from this place to the rock
And when the Doctor came running up to him, he found the dog staring into a big, deep hole in the middle of the rock
In the further corner, under the shadow of a great rock
, there crouched seven bowmen, with great John in the centre of them--all wounded, weary, and in sorry case, but still unconquered, with their blood-stained weapons waving and their voices ringing a welcome to their countrymen.
and with this he ducked beneath the foliage, and slipping down the trunk, stood in a moment at least fifty feet beneath me, upon the broad shelf of rock
from which sprung the tree he had descended.
The only thing to do," said the shaggy man to his friends, in a low tone, "is to get out of this pocket in the rocks
as soon as we can, and leave the Scoodlers behind us.
Then Dantes rose more agile and light than the kid among the myrtles and shrubs of these wild rocks
, took his gun in one hand, his pickaxe in the other, and hastened towards the rock
on which the marks he had noted terminated.
I could not believe such wickedness, and ran along the shore from rock
, crying on them piteously.
I do not know how long I have lain yonder under the shadow of the rock
, but it must be long, for my limbs are wasted, and those who fell in the fray are picked clean by the vultures, all except Galazi, for the old wolf Deathgrip lies on his breast dying, but not dead, licking my brother's wounds, and scares the fowls away.
the solid rocks
cracked to their base, and separated like blocks beneath the operation of the wedge; a portion of the vault was carried up towards heaven, as if it had been built of cardboard; the green and blue and topaz conflagration and black lava of liquefactions clashed and combated an instant beneath a majestic dome of smoke; then oscillated, declined, and fell successively the mighty monoliths of rock
which the violence of the explosion had not been able to uproot from the bed of ages; they bowed to each other like grave and stiff old men, then prostrating themselves, lay down forever in their dusty tomb.
Here not even a bird may pass, no, not even the timid doves that bring ambrosia to Father Jove, but the sheer rock
always carries off one of them, and Father Jove has to send another to make up their number; no ship that ever yet came to these rocks
has got away again, but the waves and whirlwinds of fire are freighted with wreckage and with the bodies of dead men.
Its mineralogical constitution is not simple; in some parts the rock
is of a cherty, in others of a felspathic nature, including thin veins of serpentine.
One day in December Daylight filled a pan from bed rock
on his own claim and carried it into his cabin.