The residue of my downward
progress was comparatively easy; the roots were in greater abundance, and in one or two places jutting out points of rock assisted me greatly.
They beat the water vigorously with quick, downward
strokes, forcing him to the surface.
At last my hand closed upon the ship's rail and that very instant a horrid shriek rang out below me that sent my blood cold and turned my horrified eyes downward
to a shrieking, hurtling, twisting thing that shot downward
into the awful chasm beneath me.
She saw the dim bulk incline gently downward
toward the scarlet sward of the garden.
The top of the buggy caught the air like a parachute or an umbrella filled with wind, and held them back so that they floated downward
with a gentle motion that was not so very disagreeable to bear.
At once she began to slide downward
, so swiftly that when she came to the Scarecrow she knocked him off his feet and sent him tumbling against Dorothy, who tripped up Ojo.
A few ingots toppled from the higher tiers, a single piece of the rocky ceiling splintered off and crashed downward
to the floor, and the walls cracked, though they did not collapse.
Upon the other side of the range he would search for a stream running downward
toward the west coast, and thus following the rivers he would be sure of game and water in plenty.
It is enough," stated O-Tar, "all three shall die," and he took another step downward
from the throne.
which I made by crushing a black variety of berry and mixing it with water) before attaching my signature, when faintly from the valley far below came an unmistakable sound which brought me to my feet, trembling with excitement, to peer eagerly downward
from my dizzy ledge.
When the lift came, his face ground forward, and the splintery wood tore and crushed the skin from nose, lips, and chin; and, face downward
, he slipped on and down to the bottom of the boat till his limp middle collapsed across the gunwale and his legs hung down outside.
The women all failing, from the handsome housekeeper downward
, to make the smallest impression on him, consoled themselves by prophetic visions of his future relations with the sex, and predicted vindictively that "his time would come.