We got an old tin lantern, and a butcher-knife with- out any handle, and a bran-new Barlow knife worth two bits in any store, and a lot of tallow candles, and a tin candlestick, and a gourd, and a tin cup, and a ratty old bedquilt off the bed, and a reticule with needles and pins and beeswax and buttons and thread and all such truck in it, and a hatchet and some nails, and a fishline as thick
as my little finger with some mon- strous hooks on it, and a roll of buckskin, and a leather dog-collar, and a horseshoe, and some vials of medicine that didn't have no label on them; and just as we was leaving I found a tolerable good curry-comb, and Jim he found a ratty old fiddle-bow, and a wooden leg.
And so, in that derelict museum, upon the thick
soft carpeting of dust, to Weena's huge delight, I solemnly performed a kind of composite dance, whistling THE LAND OF THE LEAL as cheerfully as I could.
When we had come up to the wall of the city we crouched down beneath our armour and lay there under cover of the reeds and thick
brushwood that grew about the swamp.
As a lion fastens on the fawns of a hind and crushes them in his great jaws, robbing them of their tender life while he on his way back to his lair--the hind can do nothing for them even though she be close by, for she is in an agony of fear, and flies through the thick
forest, sweating, and at her utmost speed before the mighty monster--so, no man of the Trojans could help Isus and Antiphus, for they were themselves flying panic before the Argives.
The Parvis was filled with a thick
smoke, which the musketry streaked with flame.
It was the old Tarzan who shook his head as though to toss back a heavy mane that had fallen before his face--an old habit dating from the days that his great shock of thick
, black hair had fallen about his shoulders, and often tumbled before his eyes when it had meant life or death to him to have his vision unobstructed.
The sidewalks were superb marble slabs polished as smooth as glass, and the curbs that separated the walks from the broad street were also set thick
with clustered emeralds.
Light and view were given by means of four thick
lenticular glass scuttles, two pierced in the circular wall itself, the third in the bottom, the fourth in the top.
A similar one was let into the thick
partition on the opposite side of the projectile, another in the top of the dome, and finally a fourth in the middle of the base.
and extensive accumulations of sediment may be formed in two ways; either, in profound depths of the sea, in which case, judging from the researches of E.
York Minster was a full-grown, short, thick
, powerful man: his disposition was reserved, taciturn, morose, and when excited violently passionate; his affections were very strong towards a few friends on board; his intellect good.
But such was not the effect on Walden that year, for she had soon got a thick
new garment to take the place of the old.
She immediately loosened little Gerda's clothes, pulled off her thick
gloves and boots; for otherwise the heat would have been too great--and after laying a piece of ice on the Reindeer's head, read what was written on the fish-skin.
The bones of her legs below the knees looked no thicker than a finger from in front, but were extraordinarily thick
seen from the side.
I kept the trees, which at first were no more than stakes, but were now grown very firm and tall, always cut, so that they might spread and grow thick
and wild, and make the more agreeable shade, which they did effectually to my mind.