A dead cucumber-vine dangled
from the porch like the crape streamer tied to the door for a death, and the thought flashed through Ethan's brain: "If it was there for Zeena-" Then he had a distinct sight of his wife lying in their bedroom asleep, her mouth slightly open, her false teeth in a tumbler by the bed.
By far the most remarkable feature of this most remarkable creature, however, were the two tiny replicas of it, each about six inches in length, which dangled
, one on either side, from its armpits.
At last a link parted beneath my efforts, and a moment later Tardos Mors was free, though a few inches of trailing chain still dangled
from his ankle.
A grim smile crumpled up the parchment face, so that one eye was puckered out of sight; the other was propped open by an eyeglass, which, however, dangled
on its string when I appeared.
These things dangled
uncomfortably by the straps when I lifted up my feet, and came down in awkward and unexpected places when I put them on the floor again, and sometimes turned sideways and wrenched my ankles out of joint.
Joe immediately obeyed, and the two anchors dangled
below the balloon.
Every time, too, my sword danced about in its sheath, a duel, fortunate in its result, was sure to follow: whenever it dangled
about the calves of my legs, it signified a slight wound; every time it fell completely out of the scabbard, I was booked, and made up my mind that I should have to remain on the field of battle, with two or three months under surgical bandages into the bargain.
All about this lusty rogue dangled
divers pouches and bags of different sizes and kinds, a dozen or more, with great, wide, gaping mouths, like a brood of hungry daws.
A striking, and unfish-like feature was the apparatus for wireless telegraphy that dangled
from the forward cabin--that is to say, under the chin of the fish.
Nearly all were cut, and from these he gathered a handful and filled the pouch which dangled
at his side--the uncut stones he tossed back into the chests.
A fragment of the shell shattered the bow tackle, and I saw the women and children and the men vomited into the sea beneath, while the boat dangled
stern up for a moment from its single davit, and at last with increasing momentum dived into the midst of the struggling victims screaming upon the face of the waters.
Dropping the weapon from his hand it still dangled
by the loop.