The Thing moved off slowly and clumsily across the ridges, heading always toward the westward and the land, and they followed, while the growling thunder at the edge
of the floe rolled nearer and nearer.
We had turned away from the edge
, and had penetrated about fifty yards of close brushwood, when there came a frightful rending crash from behind us.
One man dropped with a bullet in his brain; a sword flew clattering across the deck and dropped over the edge
beyond as I disarmed one of my opponents and the third went down with my blade buried to the hilt in his breast and three feet of it protruding from his back, and falling wrenched the sword from my grasp.
The girl, greatly astonished, ran to lean over the edge
of the roof, and saw the man walking rapidly through the air toward the ground.
When I reached the edge
of the plateau such a scene met my astonished gaze as never before had startled it, for the unique battle-methods of the half-brutes were rather the most remarkable I had ever witnessed.
Werper, from the concealment of a jutting, granite shoulder, watched him pass up from the shadows of the stairway and advance toward the edge
of the hill which faced the rim of the valley where the Waziri awaited the signal of their master.
Thus, very slowly, the ape-man commenced the tedious operation of putting a thin edge
upon his primitive hunting-knife.
Joan rode on among the avenues of young cocoanut-palms, saw a hornbill, followed it in its erratic flights to the high forest on the edge
of the plantation, heard the cooing of wild pigeons and located them in the deeper woods, followed the fresh trail of a wild pig for a distance, circled back, and took the narrow path for the bungalow that ran through twenty acres of uncleared cane.
Kama came back, sat down on the edge
of the spruce boughs, and in the interval of waiting, mended harness.
They reached the edge
of the desert and bumped squarely into the rocks.
But the Fox immediately jumped on her back, and by putting his foot on her long horns managed to jump up to the edge
of the well.
Equidistant from one another and from the top and bottom, three strong bolts protruded from the beveled edge
The rock capped a high cliff; a stone dropped from its outer edge
would have fallen sheer downward one thousand feet to the tops of the pines.
Three archers he slew in three giant strokes, but Sir Oliver flung his arms round him, and the two, staggering and straining, reeled backwards and fell, locked in each other's grasp, over the edge
of the steep cliff which flanked the hill.
So, hiding it among the reeds by the water's edge
, he returned to his master.