We are to secure all "loose objects"; hood up our Fleury Rays; and "on no account to attempt to clear snow from our conning-towers till the weather abates." Under-powered craft, we are told, can ascend to the limit of their lift, mail-packets to look out for them accordingly; the lower lanes westward are pitting very badly, "with frequent blow-outs, vortices, laterals, etc."
Our turbines scream shrilly; the propellers cannot bite on the thin air; Tim shunts the lift out of five tanks at once and by sheer weight drives her bullet wise through the maelstrom till she cushions with jar on an up-gust, three thousand feet below.
In an instant like a bolt from the blue, like a thunderbolt from nowhere, that beautiful and defiant body had been dashed down the open well of the lift
to death at the bottom.
He seized Joe in his arms, lifted
him clear of the floor, and ran with him across the ring to his own corner.
Twala turned and motioned to his son, who advanced with his spear lifted
What chance have I against a man that lifts
nine hundred pounds?"
And that's jist the thruth of the rason why he wears his lift
hand in a sling.
I caught sight of him toiling at the main-sheet, heaving it in and flat with his tremendous muscles, the stern of the schooner lifted
high in the air and his body outlined against a white surge of sea sweeping past.
Starting back a step, Grace lifted
her hands mechanically to her ears.
So I lifted
the Watcher and sprang into the cave, having it in my mind to slay the wolf before he lifted
up his head.
Her father put his hand on her hair, but she caught his wrist and lifted
it carefully away, talking to him rapidly.
her hand--not beckoning me to approach her, as before, but gently signing to me to remain where I stood.
Then, putting the pepper-box back into the basket, Mombi lifted
her left hand, with its little finger pointed upward, and said:
Without answering--without even listening--he lifted
one of his hands, and looked at it vacantly.
And Lizaveta Petrovna, with one hand supporting the wobbling head, lifted
up on the other arm the strange, limp, red creature, whose head was lost in its swaddling clothes.