I indicated in what direction the mist
had shrouded the other man, and he looked up at it for an instant.
Then the shadowy appearance of the two becomes visible in the mist. Then the guide advances near enough to be identified.
I look eagerly through the mist for some signs of a dwelling-house--and I see nothing but a little shelving beach, and a sheet of dark water beyond.
The coach lumbered on again, with heavier wreaths of mist closing round it as it began the descent.
Jerry, left alone in the mist and darkness, dismounted meanwhile, not only to ease his spent horse, but to wipe the mud from his face, and shake the wet out of his hat-brim, which might be capable of holding about half a gallon.
They seemed changed to one another's eyes, in the red brilliancy that flamed upon their cheeks, while it lent the same fire to the lake, the rocks, and sky, and to the mists
which had rolled back before its power.
The rain was pouring in torrents, and thick mists hid the summits of the mountains, so that I even saw not the faces of those mighty friends.
I looked on the valley beneath; vast mists were rising from the rivers which ran through it and curling in thick wreaths around the opposite mountains, whose summits were hid in the uniform clouds, while rain poured from the dark sky and added to the melancholy impression I received from the objects around me.
He was hidden from sight now by the gathering twilight and the rolling mists
. From behind the house came the softly muffled roar of the tide sweeping in, and, with sharper insistence, the whirr of machinery from the boathouse.
And then He moved the mist to the right and left, and I could see that there were thousands of rats with their eyes blazing red, like His only smaller.
He sneered at me, and his white face looked out of the mist with his red eyes gleaming, and he went on as though he owned the whole place, and I was no one.
I saw the mist stealing in, and I grabbed it tight.