On this day of the year, long before you were born, this heap of decay," stabbing with her crutched stick at the pile of cobwebs
on the table but not touching it, "was brought here.
When the doctor's four guests heard him talk of his proposed experiment, they anticipated nothing more wonderful than the murder of a mouse in an air pump, or the examination of a cobweb
by the microscope, or some similar nonsense, with which he was constantly in the habit of pestering his intimates.
There are the cobwebs
on the ceiling, a bloated spider crawling in one: a worse monster is gloating over me: those dull eyes of his, and my own pistol-barrel, cover me in the lamp-light.
This place they left not long after the middle of the night, and traveling fast through the tender dawning of the summer day, when the dews lay shining on the meadows and faint mists hung in the dales, when the birds sang their sweetest and the cobwebs
beneath the hedges glimmered like fairy cloth of silver, they came at last to the towers and walls of famous London Town, while the morn was still young and all golden toward the east.
She was brown with the dust and draped with the cobwebs
which had come from the walls of her hiding-place.
The army was made up of white slanting lines that filled the air like the cobwebs
that float about in autumn and which Dessalles called les fils de la Vierge.
And the room: didst set to rights the furnishings I had delivered here, and sweep the century-old accumulation of filth and cobwebs
from the floor and rafters?
She was clad in flowing, fluffy robes of soft material that reminded Dorothy of woven cobwebs
, only it was colored in soft tintings of violet, rose, topaz, olive, azure, and white, mingled together most harmoniously in stripes which melted one into the other with soft blendings.
After a time the mere boy began to see cobwebs
just in front of his nose.
Each moment of the clinch his strength was coming back to him, his brain was clearing, the cobwebs
were disappearing from before his eyes.
were in the angles of the walls and depended from the ceiling like strips of rotting lace, making undulatory movements in the disturbed air.
There are a good many cobwebs
here,' observed Arthur Gride.