It is an impossibility to a Brown to leave the most disreputable lame dog on the other side of a stile.
Those of you who did so with their eyes open have been aware, soon after leaving the Didcot station, of a fine range of chalk hills running parallel with the railway on the left-hand side as you go down, and distant some two or three miles, more or less, from the line.
On arriving towards the end of the second stage in this vertical journey, and shaking the long roots which were round me, to my consternation they snapped off one after another like so many pipe stems, and fell in fragments against the side of the gulf, splashing at last into the waters beneath.
Again and again I tried to reach it, until at length, maddened with the thought of my situation, I swayed myself violently by striking my foot against the side of the rock, and at the instant that I approached the large root caught desperately at it, and transferred myself to it.
The pirate leader had stood by the bulwarks, a cord round his arms, and two stout archers on either side
. At Sir Nigel's words he started violently, and his swarthy features blanched to a livid gray.
For the sun being now got a little into the west, there came a patch of shade on the east side
of our rock, which was the side
sheltered from the soldiers.
The thag was charging now from one side
, and the tarag from the other.
I had not time to be afraid, but as the blow still hung impending, leaped in a trice upon one side
, and missing my foot in the soft sand, rolled headlong down the slope.
Almost coincidentally with my first apprehension of the noise, my hand shot out across the boat's side
, and a second later I felt my fingers gripping the gunwale of another craft.
If the Tin Woodman can chop it down, so that it will fall to the other side
, we can walk across it easily."
After each repulse, when the old wolf sheered abruptly away from the sharp-toothed object of his desire, he shouldered against a young three-year-old that ran on his blind right side
. This young wolf had attained his full size; and, considering the weak and famished condition of the pack, he possessed more than the average vigour and spirit.
How did it begin, when did it all come about?" And here he was sitting by her side
as her betrothed, seeing, hearing, feeling her nearness, her breathing, her movements, her beauty.