Her previous flight having been eastward toward the bay, the fastest motor-boat in Tiburon was commissioned to take up the chase if it led out over the water.
Instead, half a yard of bright ribbon was firmly attached to its leg--this the more easily to enable its flight being followed.
How say you, old war-hound, will you not have a flight shot or two with this springald?
Now, comrade, I take no flight shot, and I give you the vantage of watching my shaft.
She was already halfway up the first flight
of stairs, with a whirl of skirts and flying feet.
If this had been effected, who would have ever imagined that in an early transitional state they had been inhabitants of the open ocean, and had used their incipient organs of flight exclusively, as far as we know, to escape being devoured by other fish?
Thus, to return to our imaginary illustration of the flying-fish, it does not seem probable that fishes capable of true flight would have been developed under many subordinate forms, for taking prey of many kinds in many ways, on the land and in the water, until their organs of flight had come to a high stage of perfection, so as to have given them a decided advantage over other animals in the battle for life.
Passports are only good for annoying honest folks, and aiding in the flight
At last I could go no further; I was exhausted with the violence of my emotion and of my flight
, and I staggered and fell by the wayside.
My next dream, in the order of succession, begins always with the flight
of Lop-Ear and myself through the forest.
Arrows and missiles of every kind were in the midst of the flocks; and so numerous were the birds, and so low did they take their flight
, that even long poles in the hands of those on the sides of the mountain were used to strike them to the earth.
Wild-dog sprang back and whirled away in headlong flight
for a score of yards before he learned that he was not pursued.