She thought Malbihn dead, so terrific a blow had she dealt him, and she hoped to find an opportunity after dark to enter the camp and search his tent for the cartridge belt; but scarcely had she found a hiding place in a great tree at the edge of the boma where she could watch without danger of being discovered, when she saw the Swede emerge
from his tent, wiping blood from his face, and hurling a volley of oaths and questions at his terrified followers.
But my very feelings changed to repulsion and terror when I saw the whole man slowly emerge
from the window and begin to crawl down the castle wall over the dreadful abyss, face down with his cloak spreading out around him like great wings.
The next day a passenger with a half-stupefied eye, staggering gait, and disordered hair, was seen to emerge
from the second cabin, and to totter to a seat on deck.
Paus- ing at one time to look about him he saw, out at some black water, a small animal pounce in and emerge
directly with a gleaming fish.
And then, my lord," continued Rochefort, "you understand that to emerge
from the Bastile in order to enter Vincennes is only to change one's prison.
The Blackfeet, therefore, refrained from venturing in after the Nez Perces, awaiting a better chance, when they should once more emerge
into the open country.