Then I saw that the gallery ran down at last into a thick darkness.
Only my disinclination to leave Weena, and a persuasion that if I began to slake my thirst for murder my Time Machine might suffer, restrained me from going straight down the gallery and killing the brutes I heard.
At that moment we heard some one walking in the gallery
and passing before our door.
In the hero's erratic march from poverty in the first act, to wealth and triumph in the final one, in which he forgives all the enemies that he has left, he was assisted by the gallery
, which applauded his generous and noble sentiments and confounded the speeches of his opponents by making irrelevant but very sharp remarks.
For God's sake, abbe, do not stop, -- it is not necessary to enable you to listen; walk on, carrying your head in a natural way, and as you have an excellent sight, place yourself at the window, and if any one returns towards the gallery, give us notice by coughing."
"They do better still; they are hanging them," murmured Fouquet, in a sinister voice, which sounded like a funeral knell in that rich gallery, splendid with pictures, flowers, velvet, and gold.
By the body of St Mark, my prince of supplies, with his lovely Jewess, shall have a place in the gallery! What is she, Isaac?
Who sits above there?'' he continued, bending his eye on the gallery. ``Saxon churls, lolling at their lazy length!
Van Brandt at the gallery door until the performance was over.
Armed once more with the lady's opera-glass (I borrowed it and kept it without scruple), I alone, of all that vast audience, turned my back on the stage, and riveted my attention on the gallery stalls.
In every gallery
in Europe there are hideous pictures of blood, carnage, oozing brains, putrefaction--pictures portraying intolerable suffering--pictures alive with every conceivable horror, wrought out in dreadful detail--and similar pictures are being put on the canvas every day and publicly exhibited--without a growl from anybody--for they are innocent, they are inoffensive, being works of art.
In support of the plausibility of this conjecture, it further occurred to her that the forbidden gallery, in which lay the apartments of the unfortunate Mrs.
The side of the quadrangle, in which she supposed the guilty scene to be acting, being, according to her belief, just opposite her own, it struck her that, if judiciously watched, some rays of light from the general's lamp might glimmer through the lower windows, as he passed to the prison of his wife; and, twice before she stepped into bed, she stole gently from her room to the corresponding window in the gallery, to see if it appeared; but all abroad was dark, and it must yet be too early.
After all, on the gallery
as well as on the marble table, the spectacle was the same: the conflict of Labor and Clergy, of Nobility and Merchandise.
The number of people increased, and, in less than half all hour, the island was moved and raised in such a manner, that the lowest gallery
appeared in a parallel of less then a hundred yards distance from the height where I stood.