A little later I moved away from the rail to look at the compass with such a stealthy
gait that the helmsman noticed it-- and I could not help noticing the unusual roundness of his eyes.
It is true Wolfert fancied more than once that he heard the sound of a stealthy
footfall at a distance behind them; but it might have been merely the echo of their own steps along the quiet streets.
To the right -- to the left -- far and wide -- with the shriek of a damned spirit; to my heart with the stealthy
pace of the tiger
Not a sign of a Crow was to be seen; but this did not assure them of their security, well knowing the perseverance of these savages in dogging any party they intend to rob, and the stealthy
way in which they can conceal their movements, keeping along ravines and defiles.
It was intrigue, - of course he knew that much, as he had known all evil since he could speak, - but what he loved was the game for its own sake - the stealthy
prowl through the dark gullies and lanes, the crawl up a waterpipe, the sights and sounds of the women's world on the flat roofs, and the headlong flight from housetop to housetop under cover of the hot dark.
I was the taller of the two and as it happened I met in the light of the street lamp his own stealthy
glance directed up at me with an agonized expression, an expression that made me fancy I could see the man's very soul writhing in his body like an impaled worm.
It made him feel, this acquired faculty, like some monstrous stealthy
cat; he wondered if he would have glared at these moments with large shining yellow eyes, and what it mightn't verily be, for the poor hard-pressed ALTER EGO, to be confronted with such a type.
It was evidently intended to give some sign to the negro, for he came, in his usual stealthy
way, quietly in by the hall door, which was open.
Last night, about two in the morning, I was aroused by a stealthy
step passing my room.
Her flexuous and stealthy
figure became an integral part of the scene.
A waste of unused passages and staircases in which to drop a comb upon a bedroom floor at night is to send a stealthy
footfall on an errand through the house.
glance below revealed no guard in sight, and so with the quickness and the soundlessness of cats we dropped together into the main cabin of the submarine.
It was daylight when I was awakened by the sound of stealthy
movement near by.
advance was to me like stealing back into one's childhood; and yet I could conduct it without compunction.
He did not know it, but it was at least a Phoebus, and that magic name sufficed to make the archdeacon follow the two heedless comrades with the stealthy
tread of a wolf, listening to their words and observing their slightest gestures with anxious attention.