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The songs she sang, without lament, In her prison-house of pain, Forever are they sweetly blent With the falling summer rain.
Ham watched the sea, standing alone, with the silence of suspended breath behind him, and the storm before, until there was a great retiring wave, when, with a backward glance at those who held the rope which was made fast round his body, he dashed in after it, and in a moment was buffeting with the water; rising with the hills, falling with the valleys, lost beneath the foam; then drawn again to land.
We are falling so slowly that we can't be dashed to pieces when we land, and this country that we are coming to seems quite pretty.
There were houses on the other side of the river on fire, and scarcely a moment passed without the crash of a falling bomb.
It will be noted, in passing, that in this falling dream which is so familiar to you and me and all of us, we never strike bottom.
For four generations your royal predecessors disputed about possession of that island, without falling out.
We find him next, or rather get back to him, standing forlorn in the cold autumn rain at a suburban street corner in Blackburg; and it seems right to explain now that the raindrops falling upon him there were really not dark and gummy; they only failed to make his face and hands less so.
Then after a spell I thought the answer, I am falling off the loft.
Hesiod has nothing that remotely approaches such scenes as that between Priam and Achilles, or the pathos of Andromache's preparations for Hector's return, even as he was falling before the walls of Troy; but in matters that come within the range or ordinary experience, he rarely fails to rise to the appropriate level.
Just like a whole set of fire- irons falling into the fender
In falling, he made as much noise as a sack of wood falling from the fifth story of a house.
Then the three writhed together in a swaying tangle, struggling, sliding, and falling into the arms of their mates on the crosstrees.