So I just put my fist into the first chest and filled all the available pockets of my old shooting-coat and trousers, topping
up--this was a happy thought--with a few handfuls of big ones from the third chest.
At almost the same instant, Hooja, who looked ever quite as much behind as before, announced that he could see a body of men far behind us topping
a low ridge in our wake.
The rising moon, just topping
the eastern cliffs, cast its bright rays upon the long stretch of open garden beneath the wall.
In the near distance, just topping
an intervening hill, she caught a momentary glimpse of what appeared to be a dome-capped tower.
The cliff-tops, though ragged, were of such uniform height as to suggest the boundaries of a great plateau, and now and again we caught glimpses of verdure topping
the rocky escarpment, as though bush or jungle-land had pushed outward from a lush vegetation farther inland to signal to an unseeing world that Caprona lived and joyed in life beyond her austere and repellent coast.