As there was no opening, saving a little narrow loop-hole, the place would have been nearly quite dark but for two flambeaux or torches, which showed, by a red and smoky
light, the arched roof and naked walls, the rude altar of stone, and the crucifix of the same material.
I could see nothing for the moment but these two furious, encrimsoned faces swaying together under the smoky
lamp, and I shut my eyes to let them grow once more familiar with the darkness.
Raoul walked into the smoky
sitting-room of the Setting Sun and at once saw Christine standing before him, smiling and showing no astonishment.
It was a shock to me to turn from the wonderful smoky
beauty of a sunset over London, with its lurid lights and inky shadows and all the marvellous tints that come on foul clouds even as on foul water, and to realize all the grim sternness of my own cold stone building, with its wealth of breathing misery, and my own desolate heart to endure it all.
Very soon I had a choking smoky
fire of green wood and dry sticks, and could economize my camphor.
Close on the heels of that came a violent rattling crash, quite close to us, that shook the ground; and, starting out upon the lawn, I saw the tops of the trees about the Oriental College burst into smoky
red flame, and the tower of the little church beside it slide down into ruin.
The lackeys followed their masters, and the chamber was left solitary, with its broken window, its open door, and its smoky
lamp burning sadly on the table.
At the mention of Monte Cristo Dantes started with joy; he rose to conceal his emotion, and took a turn around the smoky
tavern, where all the languages of the known world were jumbled in a lingua franca.
He raised his hand, clinched it, and smote it energetically against the smoky
panel over the fireplace.
The old man has spent so much of his life in the smoky
, noisy, buzzing school-room, that, when he has a holiday, he feels as if his place were lost and himself a stranger in the world.
Outfit of a trapper Risks to which he is subjected Partnership of trappers Enmity of Indians Distant smoke A country on fire Gun Greek Grand Rond Fine pastures Perplexities in a smoky
country Conflagration of forests.
And the characteristic aspect of westerly weather, the thick, gray, smoky
and sinister tone sets in, circumscribing the view of the men, drenching their bodies, oppressing their souls, taking their breath away with booming gusts, deafening, blinding, driving, rushing them onwards in a swaying ship towards our coasts lost in mists and rain.
All the remains which I saw presented the appearance of a ham after being suspended for some time in a smoky
Hiram stood, for a moment, cowering before the keen looks that Natty fastened on him, and suffering under an embarrassment that was quite new; when having in some degree recovered himself, he looked at the heavens, and then at the smoky
atmosphere, as if it were only an ordinary meeting with a friend, and said in his formal, hesitating way:
But the joy of these masters was pale and smoky
beside the joy of Kim when St Xavier's Head called him aside, with word that Colonel Creighton had sent for him.