Hast thou turnd the least of these To flight
, or if to fall, but that they rise Unvanquisht, easier to transact with mee That thou shouldst hope, imperious, & with threats To chase me hence?
But we were obliged to fire at them during flight
, which gave us few chances to bring them down; and, indeed, we vainly exhausted one half our ammunition.
The front of this living column was distinctly marked by a line but very slightly indented, so regular and even was the flight
As the sun rose on the second day of our flight
it disclosed the pursuing horde not a half-mile in our rear.
Joe, who had immediately sprung up after his fall, just as one of the swiftest horsemen rushed upon him, bounded like a panther, avoided his assailant by leaping to one side, jumped up behind him on the crupper, seized the Arab by the throat, and, strangling him with his sinewy hands and fingers of steel, flung him on the sand, and continued his headlong flight
It was the unanticipated and entirely successful flight
After the twenty-eighth of October when the frosts began, the flight
of the French assumed a still more tragic character, with men freezing, or roasting themselves to death at the campfires, while carriages with people dressed in furs continued to drive past, carrying away the property that had been stolen by the Emperor, kings, and dukes; but the process of the flight
and disintegration of the French army went on essentially as before.
Strutting about with great show and braggadocio, he strove to impress his followers with the mere nothingness of so trivial a feat as flying birdlike thousands of yards above the jungle, though it was long until he had thoroughly convinced himself by the force of autosuggestion that he had enjoyed every instant of the flight
and was already far advanced in the art of aviation.
So they again took up their flight
through the wilderness, taking with them a half-dozen of the Mosulas to carry provisions and the tents that Anderssen had smuggled aboard the small boat in preparation for the attempted escape.
She was already halfway up the first flight
of stairs, with a whirl of skirts and flying feet.
A second arrow and a third soared up, missing Broken-Tooth, rustling the leaves as they passed through, arching in their flight
and returning to earth.
He read only fear and panic from the sounds, deduced that the village was fleeing to its mountain fastnesses, but did not know the cause of the flight