Jo" on the next lid, scratched and worn, And within a motley store Of headless, dolls, of schoolbooks torn, Birds and beasts that speak no more, Spoils brought home from the fairy ground Only trod by youthful feet, Dreams of a future never found, Memories of a past still sweet, Half-writ poems, stories wild, April letters, warm and cold, Diaries of a wilful child, Hints of a woman early old, A woman in a lonely home, Hearing, like a sad refrain-- "Be worthy, love, and love will come," In the falling
I put up at the old inn, and went down to look at the sea; staggering along the street, which was strewn with sand and seaweed, and with flying blotches of sea-foam; afraid of falling
slates and tiles; and holding by people I met, at angry corners.
But, if we were all falling
together, it couldn't be trying to fall any quicker, you know: for, if I let go, what more could it do than fall?
He made a wild rush forward--slipt on the steps in some sticky, acrid-smelling mass that felt and smelt like blood, and, falling
forward, felt his way into the inner room, where the well-shaft was not.
And now right and left splashed falling
missiles; a new source of danger or of temporary respite; to me, by a merciful Providence, it proved the latter.
The mighty tusker turned at the sound of his falling
body, and, seeing only the easy prey of a young ape, he lowered his head and charged madly at the surprised youth.
A fat major skirted a bush, puffing and falling
out of step; a soldier who had fallen behind, his face showing alarm at his defection, ran at a trot, panting to catch up with his company.
They did not really hurt the poor horse, because everything was falling
together; only the stones and rubbish fell faster than the horse and buggy, which were held back by the pressure of the air, so that the terrified animal was actually more frightened than he was injured.
Then there was a deafening explosion, the thunder of falling
masonry, and a house by the side of the arch broke suddenly into flames.
But in spite of his resolution to go quietly, he rushed forward and even ran, continually falling
, getting up and falling
With them, being tree-dwellers, the liability of falling
was an ever-present menace.
He managed by a skillful handling of his net to retain all the large fish and to draw them to the shore; but he could not prevent the smaller fish from falling
back through the meshes of the net into the sea.