Above him was the throat of the balloon bunched and tied together, but with an open lumen through which,Bert could peer up into a vast, empty, quiet interior, and out of which descended two fine cords of unknown import, one white, one crimson, to pockets below
I am an air scout, friend, and very near a dead one, for just by the merest chance I escaped falling to the avenue below
," I replied.
The king would be the most absolute prince in the universe, if he could but prevail on a ministry to join with him; but these having their estates below
on the continent, and considering that the office of a favourite has a very uncertain tenure, would never consent to the enslaving of their country.
At last, satisfactorily disguised, and with even his shock of black hair adding to the verisimilitude of his likeness to the natives of the city, he sought for some means of reaching the street below
Everyone got up and began watching the movements of our troops below
, as plainly visible as if but a stone's throw away, and the movements of the approaching enemy farther off.
Fortunately, when winter snow falls in the Northland the thermometer invariably rises; so, instead of the customary forty and fifty and even sixty degrees below
zero, the temperature remained fifteen below
I landed below
where I judged was Phelps's place, and hid my bundle in the woods, and then filled up the canoe with water, and loaded rocks into her and sunk her where I could find her again when I wanted her, about a quarter of a mile below
a little steam sawmill that was on the bank.
The nearer moon had passed below
the horizon, but the clear effulgence of the further satellite bathed the deck of the cruiser, bringing into sharp relief the bodies of six or eight black men sprawled about in sleep.
Its tone was contemptuous; it came from below
, from the bottom of the stairs.
Trelawney, being a very open-handed gentleman, as we all know, has just asked me a word or two, and as I was able to tell him that every man on board had done his duty, alow and aloft, as I never ask to see it done better, why, he and I and the doctor are going below
to the cabin to drink YOUR health and luck, and you'll have grog served out for you to drink OUR health and luck.
I was sailing only one fathom below
the surface of the water when the shock came.
They leaned together, and looked down at the heart-drama being acted below
to thy nightly grave; where such as ye sleep between shrouds, to use ye to the filling one at last.
This island, lying near to the eastern coast of Africa, is in the sixth degree of south latitude, that is to say, four hundred and thirty geographical miles below
In the art of making money I have been midway between my father and grandfather: for my grandfather, whose name I bear, doubled and trebled the value of his patrimony, that which he inherited being much what I possess now; but my father Lysanias reduced the property below
what it is at present: and I shall be satisfied if I leave to these my sons not less but a little more than I received.