I had slidden down
the balusters when I was a boy, and thought nothing of it, but to slide down
the balusters in a railway-train is a thing to make one's flesh creep.
Immediately the hair fell down
and the king's son climbed up.
`Well!' thought Alice to herself, `after such a fall as this, I shall think nothing of tumbling down
, darling; lie down
, my pet," said the countess, softly touching Natasha's shoulders.
"From the grass roots down
," he muttered in an awestricken voice, as he swung his pick into the yielding surface.
Then he dropped down
and went to sleep again; but what he had been saying give me the very idea I wanted.
At that moment the crowd forced their way into the house, and Hugh--it was impossible to see by what means, in such a concourse--fell headlong down
I heard the crackle of a dry twig, and looking down
saw my first Fire-Man.
The thin cord dangling down
the face of the brown cliff seemed from above to reach little more than half-way down
'Just see what a fine flag!' said Vasili Andreevich, admiring his handiwork and letting himself down
into the sledge.
below there was a noise of cracking nuts and nibbling; and then the fat squirrel voice and the thin squirrel voice sang--
Then they saw her stoop down
, and once more with that almost superhuman strength which seemed to belong to her for those few moments, she lifted the strange object who lay cowering there, high above her head.
When Mowgli left the wolf's cave after the fight with the Pack at the Council Rock, he went down
to the plowed lands where the villagers lived, but he would not stop there because it was too near to the jungle, and he knew that he had made at least one bad enemy at the Council.
"I could never have the courage to float down
Yet it was evident that if I was to flourish matches with my hands I should have to abandon my firewood; so, rather reluctantly, I put it down
. And then it came into my head that I would amaze our friends behind by lighting it.