Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer, "Sir," said I, "or Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber door, That I scarce was sure I heard you " -- here I opened wide the door; Darkness there and nothing more.
Back into the chamber turning, all my soul within me burning, Soon I heard again a tapping somewhat louder than before.
Back into the chamber turning, all my sour within me burning, Soon again I heard a tapping something louder than before.
Not the least obeisance made he; not a minute stopped or stayed he, But, with mien of lord or lady, perched above my chamber door-- Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door-- Perched, and sat, and nothing more.
After a time I came to a passage that seemed in some mysterious way familiar to me, and presently, chancing to glance within a chamber which led from the corridor I saw three Mahars curled up in slumber upon a bed of skins.
Thus disguised I found Perry and Ghak together in the chamber where we had been wont to eat and sleep.
When I left my chamber
, at half-past ten, my father was already at work in the laboratory.
Because my friend fights there alone," I answered, as I hastily sought and found the keys upon the carcass of the dead custodian of this grim chamber
At that moment there appeared in the doorway of the chamber
a red warrior with naked sword.
Cautiously he moved forward until his out-stretched hand touched a wall, then very slowly he traveled around the four walls of the chamber
I drew Woola out of harm's way, and then began a careful survey of as much of the Chamber
of Reptiles as I could see from where I stood.
In vain did the poor girl summon up her courage; on entering this chamber
she was stricken with horror.
Thus, every evening during that delightful hour which the two lovers passed together at the grated window, Boxtel entered Rosa's chamber
to watch the progress which the black tulip had made towards flowering.
He led me to an inner chamber
where I beheld a battery of twenty radium pumps any one of which was equal to the task of furnishing all Mars with the atmosphere compound.
was strong beyond his years, and a good fighter; strong because he was coarsely fed and hard worked about the house, and a good fighter because Tom furnished him plenty of practice-- on white boys whom he hated and was afraid of.