I saw the helmsman lunge
forward upon the wheel, pulling the helm around so that the tug sheered off quickly from her course, and I recall realizing that all our efforts were to be in vain, because of all the men aboard, Fate had decreed that this one should fall first to an enemy bullet.
Twice the girl felt the ship strike upon the reef, then a great wave caught and carried her high into the air, dropping her with a nauseating lunge
which seemed to the imprisoned girl to be carrying the ship to the very bottom of the ocean.
With a vicious lunge
the elephant swerved to the right to dispose of this temerarious foeman who dared intervene between himself and his intended victim; but he had not reckoned on the lightning quickness that could galvanize those steel muscles into action so marvelously swift as to baffle even a keener eyesight than Tantor's.
cried the Admiral, with a lunge
of his forefinger at the Doctor.
Thus, Kama saw when more ice was needed and went and got it, while a snowshoe, pushed over by the lunge
of a dog, was stuck on end again by Daylight.
He walked at the other's heels with a swing to his shoulders, and his legs spread unwittingly, as if the level floors were tilting up and sinking down to the heave and lunge
of the sea.
Any unruly lunge
, at any time during all the subsequent life of St.
Those leaping horses, striking sparks from the cobbles in their forward lunge
, were creatures to be ineffably admired.
Suddenly it sprang to its feet and with a movement almost too quick for the eye to follow shot forward across table and chair, with both arms thrust forth to their full length--the posture and lunge
of a diver.
Whereupon he swore, and with a lunge
drove the bayonet of his rifle into Colonel Jacinto Fierro's body.
It was not a very awful weapon that Miss La Creevy held, it being in fact nothing more nor less than a black-lead pencil; but discovering her mistake, the little portrait painter exchanged it for a mother- of-pearl fruit knife, wherewith, in proof of her desperate thoughts, she made a lunge
as she spoke, which would have scarcely disturbed the crumb of a half-quartern loaf.
He made a sudden lunge
for Tarzan, but the ape-boy leaped nimbly to one side, eluding him, and with the quickness of a cat wheeled and leaped back again to close quarters.