Exerting his renovated powers to their utmost, he was yet filling the arches of the cave with long and full tones, when a yell burst into the air without, that instantly stilled his pious strains, choking his voice suddenly, as though his heart had literally bounded into the passage
of his throat.
I believe I have taken a wrong turning again," she said, standing still at what seemed the end of a short passage
with tapestry on the wall.
How the virtuous servant, Cly, was his friend and partner, and was worthy to be; how the watchful eyes of those forgers and false swearers had rested on the prisoner as a victim, because some family affairs in France, he being of French extraction, did require his making those passages
across the Channel--though what those affairs were, a consideration for others who were near and dear to him, forbade him, even for his life, to disclose.
By the by, Wickfield,' he said, stopping in a passage
with his hand on my shoulder; 'you have not found any suitable provision for my wife's cousin yet?
At the back of the stage, Raoul had to stop before the inrush of the little troop of ballet-girls who blocked the passage
which he was trying to enter.
144} From this and other passages
in the "Odyssey" it appears that we are in an age anterior to the use of coined money--an age when cauldrons, tripods, swords, cattle, chattels of all kinds, measures of corn, wine, or oil, etc.
There are a few passages
in the ensuing chapters which may be thought to bear rather bard upon a reverend order of men, the account of whose proceedings in different quarters of the globe-- transmitted to us through their own hands--very generally, and often very deservedly, receives high commendation.
Choice of rooms and of seats at the tables apportioned in the order in which passages
are engaged; and no passage
considered engaged until ten percent of the passage
money is deposited with the treasurer.
Under his eyelids burned the brazen glories of the tropic seas, or ached the bitter gales of the North Atlantic or far South Pacific; but his memory of them was of mess-room doors stove in, of decks awash and hatches threatened, of undue coal consumption, of long passages
, and of fresh paint-work spoiled by unexpected squalls of rain.
When you enter (as you never will) the Vernon Hotel, you pass down a short passage
decorated with a few dingy but important pictures, and come to the main vestibule and lounge which opens on your right into passages
leading to the public rooms, and on your left to a similar passage
pointing to the kitchens and offices of the hotel.
Prayers and calling-over seemed twice as short as usual, and before they could get construes of a tithe of the hard passages
marked in the margin of their books, they were all seated round, and the Doctor was standing in the middle, talking in whispers to the master.
For my experience tells me that even after the above directions have been followed with the greatest possible zeal, the student will still halt in perplexity before certain passages
in the book before us, and wonder what they mean.
Their followers pressing on behind, they were borne as on a great wave to the very doors of the gallery, whence it was impossible to retreat, even if they had been so inclined, by reason of the throng which choked up the passages
Never was such labyrinths of uncarpeted passages
, such clusters of mouldy, ill-lighted rooms, such huge numbers of small dens for eating or sleeping in, beneath any one roof, as are collected together between the four walls of the Great White Horse at Ipswich.
It's an underground passage
all right," said Professor Bumper eagerly; "and not a natural one, either.