In one place part of the stonework of the graves stretches
out over the sandy pathway far below.
That is the Orontes, and it is the only water in sight, with the exception of the Mediterranean, which stretches
, like a broad mirror, about twelve miles off to the southward.
I sat in front of Florian's cafe, eating ices, listening to music, talking with acquaintances: the traveler will remember how the immense cluster of tables and little chairs stretches
like a promontory into the smooth lake of the Piazza.
On the longer stretches
one could hardly tell as one looked ahead where the distant green water ended and the distant green archway began.
When you have lost her--when the light is gone out from your life and the world stretches
before you a long, dark horror, even then a half-enchantment mingles with your despair.
When I had been there a little longer, and had seen this phase of crystal clearness followed by long stretches
of sunless cold; when the storms of February had pitched their white tents about the.
Guppy takes silent notice of him at intervals until he is half way through this second plate and stops to take an enjoying pull at his pint pot of half-and-half (also renewed) and stretches
out his legs and rubs his hands.
He felt that he had to balance carefully (though it was difficult) so that this airy structure should not collapse; but nevertheless it kept collapsing and again slowly rising to the sound of whispered rhythmic music- "it stretches
, spreading out and stretching," said Prince Andrew to himself.
Every now and then through the stillness came the sharp crack of a rifle from the snipers lying hidden in the little stretches
of woodland and marshland away on the right.
He jealously guarded the margin he had gained, for he knew there were difficult stretches
Came a stretch of ocean that to Daughtry was like all other stretches
of ocean and unidentifiable from them.
From the Marquesas I sailed with sufficient absinthe in ballast to last me to Tahiti, where I outfitted with Scotch and American whisky, and thereafter there were no dry stretches