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Again the spectre raised a cry, and shook its chain and wrung its shadowy hands.
However, he undid the chains by the help of magic, and took care of the Prince until he recovered and became strong enough to travel.
That is a chain of galley slaves, on the way to the galleys by force of the king's orders.
As thus she spoke, the Queen, who had spied out a chain of jewels Ripple wore upon her neck, replied,--
The eight corpses swung in their chains, a fetid, blackened, hideous, and indistinguishable mass.
When he should stoop over me I had but to grasp his throat with one hand and strike him a terrific blow with the slack of my chain, which I gripped firmly in my right hand for the purpose.
A huge cellar had been constructed there, closed by an old iron grating, which was out of order, into which were cast not only the human remains, which were taken from the chains of Montfauçon, but also the bodies of all the unfortunates executed on the other permanent gibbets of Paris.
Again the rat charged and as Turan stepped quickly back to avoid the menacing jaws, something seemed to jerk suddenly upon his right ankle, and as he drew his left foot back to regain his equilibrium his heel caught upon a taut chain and he fell heavily backward to the floor just as the rat leaped upon his breast and sought his throat.
So there came in three Ambassadors with a hundred servants all apparelled in changeable colours; the most of them in silks; the Ambassadors themselves (for at home in their own country they were noble men) in cloth of gold, with great chains of gold, with gold hanging at their ears, with gold rings upon their fingers, with brooches and aglettes* of gold upon their caps, which glistered full of pearls and precious stones; to be short, trimmed and adorned with all those things, which among the Utopians were either the punishment of bondmen, or the reproach of infamed persons, or else trifles for young children to play withall.
She looked at the lower part of the carriages, at the screws and chains and the tall cast-iron wheel of the first carriage slowly moving up, and trying to measure the middle between the front and back wheels, and the very minute when that middle point would be opposite her.
To feel along the stick, among the sea-weed (beginning from the end of the stick which points towards the beacon), for the Chain.
Pardon, Monseigneur; he swung by the chain of the shoe--the drag.