A run brought them in a few minutes to the other side of the ground in front of the bottomless well, and a few yards from it, in a moonlight almost as broad as daylight, they saw what they had come to see.
The poison takes about ten minutes to act, and ten minutes' walk would bring them to the bottomless well.
Was I afraid of finding a bottomless
abyss of empty selfishness?
Along the bed of the old watercourse that once ran through the gorge they made their way, and as the first faint lightening of the eastern horizon presaged the coming dawn, they paused for a moment upon the edge of a declivity, which appeared to the girl in the strange light of the waning night as a vast, bottomless
pit; but, as their captors resumed their way and the light of the new day became stronger, she saw that they were moving downward toward a dense forest.
It would be difficult to guess at the time we spent wandering through those black corridors, climbing steep ascents, feeling our way along the edges of bottomless
pits, never knowing at what moment we might be plunged into some abyss and always haunted by the ever-present terror of death by starvation and thirst.
He spent money like water, but he spent from a bottomless
As he descended thus slowly, the ladder seemed interminable and the pit bottomless
, yet he realized when at last he reached the bottom that he could not have descended more than fifty feet.
Whom thus answered the Arch-Fiend, now undisguised:-- "'Tis true, I am that Spirit unfortunate Who, leagued with millions more in rash revolt, Kept not my happy station, but was driven With them from bliss to the bottomless
Deep-- Yet to that hideous place not so confined By rigour unconniving but that oft, Leaving my dolorous prison, I enjoy Large liberty to round this globe of Earth, Or range in the Air; nor from the Heaven of Heavens Hath he excluded my resort sometimes.
A world where much is to be done, and little is to be known,' do not sink yourselves in boundless, bottomless
abysses of Doubt.
On the second story, the spare furniture dwindled down to a couple of old deal chairs, of which one, belonging to the back-room, was shorn of a leg, and bottomless
He suggested that there might be men of genius in the lowest grades of life, however permanently humble and illiterate, who take their own view always, or do not pretend to see at all; who are as bottomless
even as Walden Pond was thought to be, though they may be dark and muddy.
Sapsea has once declared anything to be Un- English, he considers that thing everlastingly sunk in the bottomless
I might as well have addressed myself to one of the four walls of the room; he was down in the bottomless
deep of his own meditations, past all pulling up.
The bay was like a bottomless
pit of intense light.
In that costume he would have left nothing to be desired, if he had been further fitted out with a bottomless
chair, a lantern, and a bunch of matches.