He spread them out in heaps and bathed his hands in them; then he counted them and set them up in regular piles, and felt their rounded outline between his thumb and fingers, and thought fondly of the guineas that were only half-earned by the work in his loom, as if they had been unborn children--thought of the guineas that were coming slowly through the coming years, through all his life, which spread far away before him, the end quite hidden by countless
days of weaving.
With every moon a fresh impi started to wash its spears, and came back few and thin, but with victory and countless
Well, listen to me before you ride any further; let me tell you that this wood hides in its depths a countless
number of the fiercest tigers, hyenas, wolves, bears, and snakes, and all sorts of other monsters.
He listened and learned what even he had not known before, that a solid metallic body could take up from the air all the countless
varieties of vibrations produced by speech, and that these vibrations could be carried along a wire and reproduced exactly by a second metallic body.
Well, then, all that is churned up by a vast army composed of various and countless
nations that comes marching there.
This last device produces an intensely brilliant far-reaching white light, but as the natural oil which it requires can only be obtained by mining in one of several widely separated and remote localities it is seldom used by these creatures whose only thought is for today, and whose hatred for manual labor has kept them in a semi-barbaric state for countless
You who have never seen the like can scarcely imagine what delicate and wonderful flowers countless
years of culture had created.
But everyone is familiar with the magnificent and almost complete specimen in spirits at the Natural History Museum, and the countless
drawings that have been made from it; and beyond that the interest of their physiology and structure is purely scientific.
She remembered nothing more until she awoke and found herself in a beautiful meadow, full of sunshine, and with countless
flowers blooming in every direction.
Twelve years had passed since his body had been found upon the bluff before his cottage overlooking the Hudson, and oft-times during these long years I had wondered if John Carter were really dead, or if he again roamed the dead sea bottoms of that dying planet; if he had returned to Barsoom to find that he had opened the frowning portals of the mighty atmosphere plant in time to save the countless
millions who were dying of asphyxiation on that far-gone day that had seen him hurtled ruthlessly through forty-eight million miles of space back to Earth once more.
My knowledge of the efforts that had been made by countless
expeditions to explore that unknown land bade me to caution, for never had flier returned who had passed to any considerable distance beyond the mighty ice-barrier that fringes the southern hem of the frigid zone.
Its dense array of houses swells upward from the water's edge, and spreads over the domes of many hills; and the gardens that peep out here and there, the great globes of the mosques, and the countless
minarets that meet the eye every where, invest the metropolis with the quaint Oriental aspect one dreams of when he reads books of eastern travel.