Within there was another enclosure, likewise sealed, and marked upon the cover as "not to be opened till the death or disappearance
was as complete as that of "old man Eckert" himself--whom, indeed, the editor of the local paper somewhat graphically accused of having "reached out and pulled him in."
An incident which occurred as nearly as I can estimate about three weeks after the disappearance
of Toby, convinced me that the natives, from some reason or other, would interpose every possible obstacle to my leaving them.
No wonder, then, that the social consciousness of past ages, despite all the multiplicity and variety it displays, moves within certain common forms, or general ideas, which cannot completely vanish except with the total disappearance
of class antagonisms.
The secondary formations are more broken; but, as Bronn has remarked, neither the appearance nor disappearance
of their many now extinct species has been simultaneous in each separate formation.
He could not, nor, could he, would he have been able to account for its disappearance
, for he had been entirely unconscious of the falling of the little package from his pocket into the sea as he clambered over the ship's side into the waiting canoe that bore him to shore.
But he, too, did really attach great importance to the lost young man's having been, so immediately before his disappearance
, placed in a new and embarrassing relation towards every one acquainted with his projects and affairs; and the fact seemed to him to present the question in a new light.
Further, he did not bother, save that there was a companion association, namely, that their occasional disappearances
into the beyond was likewise coincidental with the Arangi's departure.
Clements to tell me first what had happened after she had left Limmeridge, and so, by watchful questioning, carried her on from point to point, till we reached the period of Anne's disappearance
When at last he got to his feet, his mind was confused and he was not surprised by the boy's disappearance
. By the roadside he sat down on a log and began to talk about God.
It did not take long for us to arrive at the scene of the prince's disappearance
, or to discover the tomb I had sought so vainly before.
As for the mysterious disappearance
of Quasimodo, this is all that we have been able to discover.
We are as much astonished as you are at his extraordinary disappearance
. If you should hear of him, pray let us know, so that we may at least pay him the money which is due.'
His time in London was very nearly out, and was anticipated by engagements; his plans were made for returning; and he thought it behoved his importance to pursue some direct inquiry into the Blandois disappearance
, and be in a condition to carry back to Mr Henry Gowan the result of his own personal investigation.
"So that is the tail end of the telegram which Godfrey Staunton dispatched within a few hours of his disappearance
. There are at least six words of the message which have escaped us; but what remains--`Stand by us for God's sake!'--proves that this young man saw a formidable danger which approached him, and from which someone else could protect him.