She lingered beneath them, within the verge
of the forest trees, and sent a farewell glance after her children as they strayed where her own green footprints had never been.
It was upon the verge of the land of the Kaols that I now knew myself to be, but in what direction to search for Dejah Thoris, or how far into the heart of the great forest I might have to penetrate I had not the faintest idea.
Occasionally we caught glimpses of horrid beasts all during the day; but, fortunately, we were never far from a sward island, and when they saw us their pursuit always ended at the verge of the solid sod.
The book is written throughout on the verge
of realism, with divinations and conjectures across its border, and with lapses into the fool's paradise of romanticism, and an apparent content with its inanity and impossibility.
He had not minded it when the Tarmangani squatted upon the verge
of the pit and looked down upon him, for had not this Tarmangani fed him?
The path led straight across the clearing into another forest, lying upon the verge
of which I saw a bit of white.
I am temperate to the verge
of absurdity," replied the Tramp.
The humblest wayside juggler in India could mystify them to the verge
I tell you we are on the verge
of the unknown," he insisted.
So reconstructed, the earliest period appears to us as a time of slow development in which the characteristic epic metre, diction, and structure grew up slowly from crude elements and were improved until the verge
of maturity was reached.
At the pit's verge
the ape-man dropped to the ground in the center of the trail.
A curious seeker, she stood for a while at the verge
of the sea that tells so little, but tells a little, and watched the outgoing of this last tremendous tide.
One foot was descending into the opening, while the other foot was just on the verge
of beginning the uplift.
She caught herself on the verge
involuntarily of pressing his hand that held hers.
On the extreme verge
of the horizon lie a long chain of mountain peaks, with their rugged summits flecked with snow.