'I slept last
night in the room that you gave up to me,' she resumed.
Oh, what a cruel last
night it was: no moon, no stars; such deep darkness that not one of the dear familiar objects in the garden was visible when I looked for them; such deep stillness that even my own movements about the room almost frightened me!
She was not able to write her daily letter to me, saying how my mother was, and almost the last
thing she did was to ask my father to write it, and not to let on that she was ill, as it would distress me.
'and listen where the sound comes from.' At last
the thieves found him out, and lifted him up in their hands.
, however, four of the younger warriors dragged Tarzan roughly from the hut, and once outside the pall of terror seemed lifted from the savage hearts.
There was a meaning in his eye that I understood; and my teeth were set, and my nerve strung ready, as I wrung that strong and cunning hand for the last
time in my life.
I was the last
to leave the chamber of the submarine, and as I followed the rear of the column toward the corridor, I moved through water to my knees.
"Perhaps you will be so good as to tell us what you were doing here last
When Dounia returned from her last
interview with her brother, she had found her mother already ill, in feverish delirium.
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Georges, and Louises, doubloons and double guineas and moidores and sequins, the pictures of all the kings of Europe for the last
hundred years, strange Oriental pieces stamped with what looked like wisps of string or bits of spider's web, round pieces and square pieces, and pieces bored through the middle, as if to wear them round your neck--nearly every variety of money in the world must, I think, have found a place in that collection; and for number, I am sure they were like autumn leaves, so that my back ached with stooping and my fingers with sorting them out.
On the bed, at full length, and faintly illuminated by the pale light that came from the window, lay a sack of canvas, and under its rude folds was stretched a long and stiffened form; it was Faria's last
winding-sheet, -- a winding-sheet which, as the turnkey said, cost so little.
there was a still more violent earthquake, and a huge gap appeared in the side of the Mountains.
Mugambi saw them coming, and, calling those of his warriors who remained, ran for the bungalow and the last
they cleared the dread Fifty Mile River and came out on Lake Le Barge.
A few hours before he breathed his last
he rallied for a while, and recognized Ariel at his bedside.