One morning early, we had scratched out of the wall quite a heap of fragments
The burning fragments
of the shell were already firing the dry wooden floor, and in the midst of them, dimly seen through the smoke, lay the insensible body of her companion in the room.
From this cause the tubes projected above the surface, and numerous fragments
lying near, showed that they had formerly been buried to a greater depth.
Even the fragments
of his words when "repeated at second-hand" have in all ages ravished the hearts of men, who have seen reflected in them their own higher nature.
To take the fragment
of green material first, I found it caught in the bolt of the communicating door between that room and the adjoining one occupied by Mademoiselle Cynthia.
All "It was" is a fragment
, a riddle, a fearful chance--until the creating Will saith thereto: "But thus would I have it.
Esther fumbled in her pocket, and was not long in producing the fragment
of a Bible, which had been thumbed and smoke-dried till the print was nearly illegible.
Place in a vase some fragments
of cork or other floating body, and give to the water in the vase a circular movement, the scattered fragments
will unite in a group in the centre of the liquid surface, that is to say, in the part least agitated.
The bed of the watercourse was covered with fragments
of broken rocks, which had fallen from above, offering so many obstructions to the course of the rapid stream, which vexed and fretted about them,--forming at intervals small waterfalls, pouring over into deep basins, or splashing wildly upon heaps of stones.
Many of the awful fragments
were of something which had lately been alive.
They have brought cannon balls, broken ramrods, fragments
of shell--iron enough to freight a sloop.
The first thing to be done was to clear the surface of the fragments
of rock that encumbered it, and then a quite deep grave had to be dug, so that the wild animals should not be able to disinter the corpse.