The Spirit dropped beneath it, so that the extinguisher covered its whole form; but though Scrooge pressed it down with all his force, he could not hide the light, which streamed from under it, in an unbroken
flood upon the ground.
She was much amazed when she heard that all the wood was cut down, and saw the axe unbroken
in his hand, and since she could not believe that he had done all this by himself, she questioned him narrowly if he had seen or spoken to the black girl.
The far-off land may have bays, forelands, angles in and out to any number and extent; yet at a distance you see none of these (unless indeed your sun shines bright upon them revealing the projections and retirements by means of light and shade), nothing but a grey unbroken
line upon the water.
Two months had come and gone before the convalescent in the Sacramento hospital was identified with Kirkman, the absconding San Francisco clerk; even then, there must elapse nearly a fortnight more till the perfect stranger could be hunted up, the portmanteau recovered, and John's letter carried at length to its destination, the seal still unbroken
, the inclosure still intact.
Phileas Fogg was looking for a servant, and that his life was one of unbroken
regularity, that he neither travelled nor stayed from home overnight, he felt sure that this would be the place he was after.
At any rate, as the dusk came on a slow, intermittent movement upon the sand pits began, a move- ment that seemed to gather force as the stillness of the eve- ning about the cylinder remained unbroken
A field-piece was then discharged from the top of a neighboring hill, and gave birth to one long reverberation, which ran round the circle of mountains in an unbroken
chain of sound and rolled away without a separate echo.
They are fearless riders; and their daring feats upon unbroken
colts and wild horses, astonished our trappers; though accustomed to the bold riders of the prairies.
It requires less effort in handling; the trimming of the sail-planes to the wind can be done with speed and accuracy; the unbroken
spread of the sail-area is of infinite advantage; and the greatest possible amount of canvas can be displayed upon the least possible quantity of spars.
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before; But the silence was unbroken
, and the darkness gave no token, And the only word there spoken was the whispered word, "Lenore
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortals ever dared to dream before; But the silence was unbroken
, and the stillness gave no token, And the only word there spoken was the whispered word, "Lenore?
The fog lay unbroken
like a sea down below, but higher up at the village of Schlappanitz where Napoleon stood with his marshals around him, it was quite light.
My footsteps were the first to press the firm, unbroken
sands;--nothing before had trampled them since last night's flowing tide had obliterated the deepest marks of yesterday, and left them fair and even, except where the subsiding water had left behind it the traces of dimpled pools and little running streams.
The numerous lofty, granite towers which mark the several entrances to the subterranean city were all in front of me--behind, the plain stretched level and unbroken
to the nearby foothills.
The days and nights of torture that the young woman suffered were so merged into one long, unbroken
nightmare of hideousness that she soon lost all track of time.