At this moment a shadow passed rapidly before the opening
; Dantes seized his gun, sprang through the opening
, and mounted the stair.
At last we reached a large and handsome building of bamboos, and were by signs told to enter it, the natives opening
a lane for us through which to pass; on entering without ceremony, we threw our exhausted frames upon the mats that covered the floor.
Suddenly, Raoul remembered something about a gate opening
into the Rue Scribe, an underground passage running straight to the Rue Scribe from the lake.
But, seeking carefully, Captain Nemo soon found a narrow opening
, through which he boldly slipped, knowing, however, that it would close behind him.
Here is shelter for one at least, John Carter," he said, and, glancing down, I saw an opening
in the base of the tree about three feet in diameter.
the gate the fellow peered carefully along the wall upon the outside in the direction from which he had come.