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.
Athos fixed upon Monk one of those penetrating looks which seem to convey to him to whom they are directed a challenge to conceal a single one of his thoughts; then, taking off his hat, he began in a solemn voice, while his interlocutor, with one hand upon his visage, allowed that long and nervous hand to compress his mustache and beard, while his vague and melancholy eye wandered about the recesses of the vaults
Each adult Martian female brings forth about thirteen eggs each year, and those which meet the size, weight, and specific gravity tests are hidden in the recesses of some subterranean vault
where the temperature is too low for incubation.
The echoes shrieked and barked, the hissing balls seemed actually to rarefy the air, and then opaque smoke filled the vault
These last words explained a curious smell in the vaults
, which we noticed the moment we entered them.
A small picture presented the interior of an immensely long and rectangular vault
or tunnel, with low walls, smooth, white, and without interruption or device.
Beyond him again, Duncan could look into the vault
opposite, which was filled with savages, upturning and rifling the humble furniture of the scout.
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.
Among the groups which flocked towards the family vault
, Chateau-Renaud recognized Morrel, who had come alone in a cabriolet, and walked silently along the path bordered with yew-trees.
To the conglomerate and trachyte succeeded black basalt, the first dispread in layers full of bubbles, the latter forming regular prisms, placed like a colonnade supporting the spring of the immense vault
, an admirable specimen of natural architecture.
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.
One small white cloud Threading the vasty vault
of heaven recalls My heart unto her loneliness.
It was "after a bit," as she said, for when the carriage passed through the park gates there was still two miles of avenue to drive through and the trees (which nearly met overhead) made it seem as if they were driving through a long dark vault
Nevertheless, light was not lacking; a furnace had been constructed in the thickness of the wall; a large fire was lighted there, which filled the vault
with its crimson reflections and deprived a miserable candle, which stood in one corner, of all radiance.