Thus we passed through a scene
of sufferings that exceeds description.
Cluster all these individuals together, as they sometimes were, with other miscellaneous ones to diversify the group, and, for the time being, it made the Custom-House a stirring scene
Indeed, certain of the most authentic historians of those parts, who have been careful in collecting and collating the floating facts concerning this spectre, allege that the body of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene
of battle in nightly quest of his head, and that the rushing speed with which he sometimes passes along the Hollow, like a midnight blast, is owing to his being belated, and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak.
Once every ten minutes or so they would fail to begin again, but instead would sink back exhausted; a circumstance which invariably brought on a painful and terrifying scene
, that made the fat policeman stir uneasily in his sleeping place behind the door.
Lucy returned to the stage for her scenes
in the second act (the last in which she appears) with Sir Lucius and Fag.
This dreadful scene
overcame the colonel; he burst into tears and rushed into the house.
The further moon revolves about Mars in something over thirty and one-quarter hours, and with her sister satellite makes a nocturnal Martian scene
one of splendid and weird grandeur.
The mutilated and almost undistinguishable bodies were placed in rows upon the ground, in the midst of the assemblage; and the scene
of heart-rending anguish and lamentation that ensued would have confounded those who insist on Indian stoicism.
Hunt was enabled to restrain his ire, and prevent a scene
of outraged confusion.
Catherine could have raved at the hand which had swept away what must have been beyond the value of all the rest, for the purposes of mere domestic economy; and would willingly have been spared the mortification of a walk through scenes
so fallen, had the general allowed it; but if he had a vanity, it was in the arrangement of his offices; and as he was convinced that, to a mind like Miss Morland's, a view of the accommodations and comforts, by which the labours of her inferiors were softened, must always be gratifying, he should make no apology for leading her on.
The veneration and the affection which some of these men felt for the scenes
they were speaking of, heated their fancies and biased their judgment; but the pleasant falsities they wrote were full of honest sincerity, at any rate.
For the country scene
would gradually fade away and in its place would appear the likeness of the person or persons Ozma might wish to see, surrounded by the actual scenes
in which they were then placed.