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He is facing the distant crest, holding his field-glass against his eyes with both hands, his elbows needlessly elevated.
The sun had, however, risen through a bank of orange clouds, tingeing with its cheerful rays the crests of the black waves.
Ere long, the crests of a mountain-range assumed a more decided prominence.
One by one, however, the ships managed to dip below the crests of the outlying hills until only one barely moving craft was in sight.
Down into a valley between the waves the coop swept her, and when she climbed another crest the ship looked like a toy boat, it was such a long way off.
Pisander struck the peak of Menelaus's crested helmet just under the crest itself, and Menelaus hit Pisander as he was coming towards him, on the forehead, just at the rise of his nose; the bones cracked and his two gore-bedrabbled eyes fell by his feet in the dust.
Sir Nigel's shield was broken, his crest shorn, his armor cut and smashed, and the vizor torn from his helmet; yet he sprang hither and thither with light foot and ready hand, engaging two Bretons and a Spaniard at the same instant--thrusting, stooping, dashing in, springing out--while Alleyne still fought by his side, stemming with a handful of men the fierce tide which surged up against them.
What we had been mistaking for fleeting glimpses of sky away aloft there, were really patches of the Blumis's snowy crest caught through shredded rents in the drifting pall of vapor.
We were now going round the highest crest of the first layers of rock which upheld the roof.
Then I realised that the crest of Maybury Hill must be within range of the Martians" Heat- Ray now that the college was cleared out of the way.
After an hour employed in this unpleasant kind of locomotion, we started to our feet again and pursued our way boldly along the crest of the ridge.
Our mortar would not carry a line halfway to the crest of the lowest point.