"Yes; but it's lots of fun, if it IS strange," remarked the small voice of the kitten, and Dorothy turned to find her pet walking in the air a foot or so away from the edge of the roof.
"Does the air bear up your weight?" asked the girl.
The corvette advanced some minutes to westward, and the apparatus, provided with air, bore the same explorers to the depths of the ocean.
The air was spent, and doubtless with the air all their morale .
The air is an unstable medium at best, and quite without warning, at an acute angle, he entered an aerial tide which he recognized as the gulf stream of wind that poured through the drafty-mouthed Golden Gate.
Not only was it good for alighting, but, on account of the steepness of the slope, it was just the thing for rising again into the air.
His joy at beholding her again was, however, somewhat lessened by seeing that the Prince of the Air was kneeling at her feet, and pleading his own cause.
This done, he thought of nothing but how best to deliver Rosalie, and he resolved to take advantage of a visit which the Prince of the Air paid every year to his mother and brothers in order to strike the blow.
The Scarecrow, being light in weight, was caught up bodily and borne through the air until Tip luckily seized him by one leg and held him fast.
And now, while all were struggling to recover themselves, the Thing rose slowly from the roof and mounted into the air.
I have no memory of my actions, but I cried " Air! Air!" so insistently, that it dawned on Nelson that I did not contemplate self-destruction.
All my will was concentrated on breathing--on breathing the air in the hugest lung-full gulps I could, pumping the greatest amount of air into my lungs in the shortest possible time.
In the evening it began to blow and the air-ship to roll like a porpoise as it swung through the air
. Kurt said that several of the men were sea-sick, but the motion did not inconvenience Bert, whose luck it was to be of that mysterious gastric disposition which constitutes a good sailor.
She had been running and her hair was loose and blown and she was bright with the air
and pink-cheeked, though he could not see it.
It is this ray which has enabled them to so perfect aviation that battle ships far outweighing anything known upon Earth sail as gracefully and lightly through the thin air
of Barsoom as a toy balloon in the heavy atmosphere of Earth.