But they would never understand the strange, sweet language that she spoke, or even see the lovely face that smiled at them above the waves; her blue, transparent garments were but water to their eyes, and the pearl chains in her hair but foam and sparkling spray; so, hoping that the sea would be most gentle with them, silently she floated on her way, and left them far
The sole effect of her presence upon the placid valley so far
had been to excite the mind of a solitary heron, which, after descending to the ground not far
from her path, stood with neck erect, looking at her.
"I am but an infant," he commenced, looking furtively around him, in order to detect how far
his well-established character for prudence and courage contradicted his assertion.
We do not know that the Glacial epoch was strictly simultaneous at these several far
distant points on opposite sides of the world.
As I hastened above to explore the strange shaft I found that the ladder of horizontal bars mounted always as far
above me as my eyes could reach, and as I ascended, the light from above grew brighter and brighter.
Drawing the shaft far
back he drove the poisoned missile straight into the heart of the great anthropoid.
And then I hurried on in the di-rection he had gone, faster by far
than safety dictated.
But to neither of these did he owe the enmity of Bukawai, the witch-doctor, who dwelt in the cave between the two hills far
to the north of the village of Mbonga, the chief.
He looked at me, and at the river and the far
The little girl was quite an experienced traveller, for she had once been carried by a cyclone as far
away from home as the marvelous Land of Oz, and she had met with a good many adventures in that strange country before she managed to get back to Kansas again.
is it from here to the shore?" asked Pinocchio anxiously.
Come, let us see how far
we may go toward liberty before I must return."
A room or two can easily be added; and if my friends find no difficulty in travelling so far
to see me, I am sure I will find none in accommodating them."
1851, with Overweg, to visit the kingdom of Adamaoua, to the south of the lake, and from there he pushed on as far
as the town of Yola, a little below nine degrees north latitude.
He thought of his childhood, left far far
behind-- That blissful and innocent state-- The sound so exactly recalled to his mind A pencil that squeaks on a slate!