Instead of having his affections seriously engaged in a short
intercourse with Miss Henley, our readers may easily perceive that it was nothing but his imagination that was excited, and which had kept his brain filled with images still more lovely than the original: but now that the wan features of George Morton were constantly brought into the picture by the side of the deity he had worshipped, the contemplation of these fancied beauties become hourly less pleasant, and in a short
time he ceased to dwell on the subject altogether.
She observed a young female on her knees, but a short
distance from her, with her meek face humbly bent over her book.
Aurora Rome had been stabbed with some sharp instrument such as a knife or dagger; some instrument, at least, of which the blade was short
The way was boulder-strewn, as had been that south of the barrier, so that we could see but a short
distance ahead of us at any time.
Leaping from the tangled vegetation of the jungle's rim came a huge panther, with blazing eyes and bared fangs, and in his wake a score of mighty, shaggy apes lumbering rapidly toward them, half erect upon their short
, bowed legs, and with their long arms reaching to the ground, where their horny knuckles bore the weight of their ponderous bodies as they lurched from side to side in their grotesque advance.
time later the strange party came to the clearing in which stood the ape-man's cabin.
Accurately described, Lord Lydiard's widow was short
and fat, and, in the matter of age, perilously near her sixtieth birthday.
So ran the muttered chorus, while high above it rose the sharp twanging of the strings, the hiss of the shafts, and the short
"Draw your arrow
The runt is a bird of great size, with long, massive beak and large feet; some of the sub-breeds of runts have very long necks, others very long wings and tails, others singularly short
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In the meantime that rascal, Pinocchio, free now from the clutches of the Carabineer, was running wildly across fields and meadows, taking one short
cut after another toward home.
The same hypocrisy, the same fraud; in short
, the same follies and vices dressed in different habits.