As we craned
our necks through it we could see that the descent was not a very difficult one, and that the level ground was no very great way below us.
In an instant Holmes had raced up on to the ridge, and, standing upon a lofty pinnacle, craned
his neck in every direction.
He opened the barn-door and craned
his head into the obscurity, half-fearing to discover Denis Eady's roan colt in the stall beside the sorrel.
my neck to catch the first glimpse of those who should be following, but the messenger was alone.
Then all the people craned
their necks and gazed in the direction whence the sound came, and the crowding and the pushing and the swaying grew greater than ever.
Then he approached it, and, standing on tiptoe with his neck craned
, he looked into the room.