Alice waited a little, half expecting to see it again, but it did not appear, and after a minute or two she walked on in the direction
in which the March Hare was said to live.
He was the one whose spear had so nearly transfixed me, and was evidently the leader of the band, as I had noted that they seemed to have moved to their present position at his direction
Fearsome-looking as they were, I did not know whether to fear them or not, for they did not seem to be particularly well equipped for fighting, and I was on the point of stepping from my hiding-place and revealing myself to them to note the effect upon them of the sight of a man when my rash resolve was, fortunately for me, nipped in the bud by a strange shrieking wail, which seemed to come from the direction
of the bluffs at my right.
It was upon the verge of the land of the Kaols that I now knew myself to be, but in what direction
to search for Dejah Thoris, or how far into the heart of the great forest I might have to penetrate I had not the faintest idea.
To Thuvan Dihn he explained that he had been but testing an invention of his own with which his flier was equipped--a clever improvement of the ordinary Martian air compass, which, when set for a certain destination, will remain constantly fixed thereon, making it only necessary to keep a vessel's prow always in the direction
of the compass needle to reach any given point upon Barsoom by the shortest route.
Then at the moment that our seats revolved--the thing that made you believe that we had turned about and were speeding upward--we passed the center of gravity and, though we did not alter the direction
of our progress, yet we were in reality moving upward--toward the surface of the inner world.
Scarce pausing for a backward glance, Taglat abandoned the unconscious woman and fled in the opposite direction
from the horrid sound which had broken in so unexpected and terrifying a manner upon his startled ears; but the warning had come too late to save him, and the lion, in his second bound, alighted full upon the broad shoulders of the anthropoid.
However, if Rokoff had not returned to the river, in what direction
had he proceeded?
Waziri's warriors marched at a rapid trot through the jungle in the direction
of the village.
Of the enormous and much-dreaded globe there remained nothing but these fragments carried in all directions
, now become asteroids in their turn, some flaming like a sword, some surrounded by a whitish cloud, and others leaving behind them trains of brilliant cosmical dust.
After his levee, that is to say, giving directions
about the labors of the next day, and seeing all the peasants who had business with him, Levin went back to his study and sat down to work.
In three different directions
I saw the crowd part, at one and the same moment.