While Polly and Dorothy tried to comfort Button-Bright, the shaggy man sat down near the edge of the pool
, where his image could not be reflected, and stared at the water thoughtfully.
Just then she heard something splashing about in the pool
a little way off, and she swam nearer to make out what it was: at first she thought it must be a walrus or hippopotamus, but then she remembered how small she was now, and she soon made out that it was only a mouse that had slipped in like herself.
And who is there by this green pool
that can bring thee news from the ends of the earth?
So pray tell him that the world contains more land than water, and when he has heard your judgment I will carry him back and dump him into his pool
, where I hope he will be more modest in the future.
The Boscombe Pool
is thickly wooded round, with just a fringe of grass and of reeds round the edge.
There was some small game which gave us meat, and the little pools
of rainwater were sufficient to quench our thirst.
As soon as Hetty had determined on this scheme, she rose from the grassy bank of the pool
, took up her basket, and went on her way to Treddleston, for she must buy the wedding things she had come out for, though she would never want them.
From the pool
came occasional cries and laughter, and each time they reached his ears Jerry experienced glad little thrills.
James; the tomb of Zacharias; beyond, are the Garden of Gethsemane and the tomb of the Virgin Mary; here is the Pool
of Siloam, and "
We reached the submarine pool
in Omean without incident.
My acquaintance with sheets of water was small, and the pool
of Bly, at all events on the few occasions of my consenting, under the protection of my pupils, to affront its surface in the old flat-bottomed boat moored there for our use, had impressed me both with its extent and its agitation.
The flatness of the walls surrounding the dark pool
on which they float brings out wonderfully the flowing grace of the lines on which a ship's hull is built.
Early that evening George went into Ransom Surbeck's pool
room with Seth Richmond and Art Wilson, son of the town butcher.
On account of the rains, the waters had flooded the surrounding grass, which showed like a beautiful emerald path, tempting these feet towards the central pool
Down the warm stream from the pool
floated the countless billions of eggs and tadpoles, developing as they drifted slowly toward the sea.