Within, the fire was yet smouldering on the hearth, and the chairs in a circle
round it, as if the inhabitants had but gone forth to view the devastation of the Slide, and would shortly return, to thank Heaven for their miraculous escape.
There exists a strict relation between the class of power and the exclusive and polished circles.
They pass also at their just rate; for how can they otherwise, in circles which exist as a sort of herald's office for the sifting of character?
By the middle of the day we came to a neck of land, made, as we afterward discovered, by a great curve of the river that almost completed a circle
He had ante'd his life for a dozen years, and forty thousand was a small pot for such a stake--the price of a drink and a dance at the Tivoli, of a winter's flutter at Circle
City, and a grubstake for the year to come.
He had them row in circles, and work back and forth, up to windward and down to leeward, over the area of dark sea that he reasoned must contain the puppy.
You know 'm, Jerry, you known the black fella boy," he said, his words quick and exciting, his hand moving in questing circles toward the blacks.
They were all about him and the fire, in a narrow circle, and he could see them plainly in the firelight lying down, sitting up, crawling forward on their bellies, or slinking back and forth.
At such moments, when his dogs snarled, the whole circle would be agitated, the wolves coming to their feet and pressing tentatively forward, a chorus of snarls and eager yelps rising about him.
It was a ringed mountain nine thousand feet high, and one of those circles
so numerous on this satellite.
Literature is a point outside of our hodiernal circle
through which a new one may be described.
Now for the strength and patience to find sensible traces to fit in with my thinking--and these must come within the circle
I have drawn between the two bumps on my forehead!
And all the while the silent and wolfish circle
waited to finish off whichever dog went down.
The center of this circle
was the Countess Lidia Ivanovna.
Personally, he now inclines to the opinion of the Sphere that the Straight Lines are in many important respects superior to the Circles