of trees were scattered in greater profusion, and a long outline of ragged forest marked the northern boundary of the view.
These being answered in the negative, communicated the welcome intelligence to clusters
in the street, who pointed out to one another the door from which he must come out, and showed where the scaffold would be built, and, walking with unwilling steps away, turned back to conjure up the scene.
There is a remnant still of last year's golden clusters
of beehive-ricks rising at intervals beyond the hedgerows; and everywhere the hedgerows are studded with trees; the distant ships seem to be lifting their masts and stretching their red-brown sails close among the branches of the spreading ash.
Never did a mountain seem so close; its big sides seemed at one's very elbow, and its majestic dome, and the lofty cluster
of slender minarets that were its neighbors, seemed to be almost over one's head.
Meanwhile I am approaching a decorative old Surrey town, little more than a cluster
of ripe old inns, to one of which I have much pleasure in inviting the reader to dinner.
But facing that crescent everywhere--at Staines, Hounslow, Ditton, Esher, Ockham, behind hills and woods south of the river, and across the flat grass meadows to the north of it, wherever a cluster
of trees or village houses gave sufficient cover--the guns were waiting.
Why, it was really refreshing even to think of it; and so I straightway fell to picturing myself seated beneath a cocoanut tree on the brow of the mountain, with a cluster
of plantains within easy reach, criticizing her nautical evolutions as she was working her way out of the harbour.
Then she climbs to safe foothold and hangs, while other gorged bees hang on to her in a cluster
It was a fruitless search, however, in so far as antelope is concerned; but one night as I lay courting sleep at the edge of a little cluster
of date-palms that surround an ancient well in the midst of the arid, shifting sands, I suddenly became conscious of a strange sound coming apparently from the earth beneath my head.
It must have been close to three o'clock in the morning that Anderssen brought the boat's nose to the shore before a clearing where could be dimly seen in the waning moonlight a cluster
of native huts encircled by a thorn boma.
At the fall of darkness they swung the dogs into a cluster
of spruce trees on the edge of the waterway and made a camp.
After a moment he opened the door, and, on the landing, the sightless woman of marble appeared, draped to the chin, thrusting blindly at them a cluster