That is hardly Fanny's idea of a family assembling
," said Edmund.
You talked of expected horrors in London -- and instead of instantly conceiving, as any rational creature would have done, that such words could relate only to a circulating library, she immediately pictured to herself a mob of three thousand men assembling
If favourable, he was to repair immediately to Thark and devote his time to the assembling
of a great horde of green warriors whom it was our plan to send in transports directly to the Valley Dor and the Temple of Issus, while the fleet entered Omean and destroyed the vessels of the First Born.
Horsemen could be seen galloping in all directions, and it soon became evident that the governor's troops were assembling
to oppose so extraordinary a foe.
Northward he looked along the steep canon of Broadway, down whose length at intervals crowds were assembling
about excited speakers; and when he lifted his eyes he saw the chimneys and cable-stacks and roof spaces of New York, and everywhere now over these the watching, debating people clustered, except where the fires raged and the jets of water flew.
Saddled horses were standing before the house and the suite were assembling
, evidently preparing for the Emperor to come out.
But the garland of graceful stories which gives name to the volume, told by a party of girls on the evening of their assembling
at school, are in the highest degree characteristic of the brother and sister who were ever so successful in imparting to others their own enjoyment of books and people.
Ah, no, Djor Kantos; Tara of Helium is for no laggard," and she threw him a sweet smile and passed on toward the assembling
dancers with Gahan, Jed of far Gathol.
I purpose assembling
this upon the strip of beach described in Bowen's manuscript--the beach where he found the dead body of the apelike man--provided there is sufficient space above high water; otherwise we shall have to assemble it on deck and lower it over the side.
In the hall of the hotel he came across a group of assembling
guests just starting for the luncheon room.
His crouch was a gathering together, an assembling
of all the parts of him under the rule of the spirit of him, for the spring upward to meet in mid career this monstrous, menacing thing.
There we found all the skiffs assembling
, it being the intention to raid the beds in a body.
It might be the assembling
of a particularly jolly crowd; a touch of anger against my architect or against a thieving stone-mason working on my barn; the death of my favourite horse in a barbed wire fence; or news of good fortune in the morning mail from my dealings with editors and publishers.
The dinner-party that day, assembling
punctually at the stroke of the bell, had to wait a quarter of an hour before the hostess came down stairs.
Murchison had succeeded in assembling
together fifteen hundred artisans.