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ANYONE who had the good fortune to stumble upon Sly Raccoon will by now be well aware of the fun to be had with a raccoon, a big pink hippo and bespectacled tortoise.
They stumble upon the poor invisible Ollie and face new challenges as a result in this engaging story.
The two story lines ultimately intersect when James and his boyhood friend--lover Henry Lee parachute into the German countryside as World War II soldiers and stumble upon one of Ludwig's fairy-tale palaces.
Every now and then, you stumble upon a reference book that you just don't want to put down.
And then there are those who become so fortified and determined to initiate change for the betterment of society, that, irregardless of the obstacles they may stumble upon, they find the means to remove the barriers.
Like his German contemporaries Anselm Feuerbach and Hans von Marees, Bocklin enjoyed long sojourns in Italy, where his imagination was fired with visions of antiquity, as if on a sunny excursion to Capri he might stumble upon no less an adversary than Polyphemus.
The multiracial clientele who flock to the movie theaters and trendy restaurants of the west Los Angeles neighborhood often stumble upon the store by accident and become regular customers.
Not only does Heywood withhold information that would make her fall comprehensible or interesting, but he also has the audience stumble upon her dishonesty at the same time that her faithful suitor does, a coincidence that effectively shifts all sympathy to the young man.