A Verb is a composite significant sound, marking
time, in which, as in the noun, no part is in itself significant.
My eyes were directed toward the point at which the liner had disappeared when there came from the depths of the ocean the muffled reverberation of an explosion, and almost simultaneously a geyser of water in which were shattered lifeboats, human bodies, steam, coal, oil, and the flotsam of a liner's deck leaped high above the surface of the sea--a watery column momentarily marking the grave of another ship in this greatest cemetery of the seas.
But it was of no avail; as I sat watching her, the moonlight marking out the graceful curves of her slender young body, I saw her shiver.
That he had no fear of or desire to avoid responsibility for his acts he grimly evidenced by marking
with a dagger's point upon the foreheads of those who fell before his own sword the initials NT.
He saw nothing but the marking
upon that letter, growing larger and larger as he gazed, the veritable writing of fate pressed upon the envelope by a rubber stamp--by the hand, perchance, of a clerk--"Opened by Censor.
Never did the metal voice vibrate more forcibly through the heart of any man than did the last stroke, marking
the ninth hour, through the heart of Cornelius.
We are singing a rollicking sea song, all save one who sits on the ground and weeps; and we are marking
the rhythm with waving square faces.
So, in the new life that she was marking
out, was she now unconsciously reflecting in herself the life of her mother before her.
Barbicane quickly put out the gas and lay down by his companions, and the profound silence was only broken by the ticking of the chronometer marking
But a wiser man has arisen--the census taker--and his larger estimate of human interest has been preferred in marking
out the field of these little stories of the "Four Million.
The window contained photographs of more or less undressed dancing girls; nondescript packages in wrappers like patent medicines; closed yellow paper envelopes, very flimsy, and marked two-and-six in heavy black figures; a few numbers of ancient French comic publications hung across a string as if to dry; a dingy blue china bowl, a casket of black wood, bottles of marking
ink, and rubber stamps; a few books, with titles hinting at impropriety; a few apparently old copies of obscure newspapers, badly printed, with titles like THE TORCH, THE GONG - rousing titles.
And the pattern as I chose myself, and bleached so beautiful, and I marked 'em so as nobody ever saw such marking
,--they must cut the cloth to get it out, for it's a particular stitch.