The fisherman appeared to appreciate the counsel; he laid down the light, and disappeared under the vault of the stairs.
That is right; but we shall want lights to guide us in the vaults.
Two nights later, as the White Cobra sat mourning in the darkness of the vault
, ashamed, and robbed, and alone, the turquoise ankus whirled through the hole in the wall, and clashed on the floor of golden coins.
The echoes shrieked and barked, the hissing balls seemed actually to rarefy the air, and then opaque smoke filled the vault.
Immediately a volley of musketry flamed, thundered, roared in the cavern, bringing down enormous fragments from the vaults.
The boulder-strewn plain between the valley's edge and the mighty granite kopje, outside the city's walls, where lay the entrance to the passage-way leading to the treasure vault, gave the Belgian ample cover as he followed Tarzan toward Opar.
No sound broke the stillness of the subterranean vault.
Tarzan shuddered at her fate, for even in the dim light of the vault
he was impressed by her beauty.
Seeing him grow weary a third traitor, the King's greatest enemy, Robert Grahame, leaped down too into the vault
, "with a horrible and mortal weapon in his hand, and therewithal he smote him through the body, and therewithal the good King fell down.
They were in hopes now, but their hope was of but short duration, and at night again thick clouds hid the starry vault
from all eyes.
How divinely do vault
and arch here contrast in the struggle: how with light and shade they strive against each other, the divinely striving ones.
Holding his head bent down before him, and struggling with the wind that strove to tear the wraps away from him, Levin was moving up to the copse and had just caught sight of something white behind the oak tree, when there was a sudden flash, the whole earth seemed on fire, and the vault
of heaven seemed crashing overhead.
The scene was a plain, bare, monotonous vault
of a school-room, and the speaker's square forefinger emphasized his observations by underscoring every sentence with a line on the schoolmaster's sleeve.
There they lay in their triangular oaken vaults
, each mariner a chiselled muteness; a score of lamps flashing upon his hooded eyes.
We inquired if there was anything to be seen below the basement-- and we were at once informed that there were vaults
beneath, which we were at perfect liberty to visit.