These phenomena were occasioned by the expansion of the gas, through increase of heat in the atmosphere, and the consequent disruption of the minute particles of ice with which the network
had become encrusted during the night.
Here, in the valley, the world seems to be constructed upon a smaller and more delicate scale; the fields are mere paddocks, so reduced that from this height their hedgerows appear a network
of dark green threads overspreading the paler green of the grass.
There be within this vast network
of winding passages and countless chambers men, women, and beasts who, born within its dim and gruesome underworld, have never seen the light of day--nor ever shall.
that supported the car was made of very strong hempen cord, and the two valves were the object of the most minute and careful attention, as the rudder of a ship would be.
but let her come in contact with the fatal network
, and the spider issues from it, the hideous spider
Hodges, a little woman of five-and-forty, with badly dyed hair; she had a yellow face with a network
of small red veins all over it, and yellow whites to her pale blue eyes.
d'Artagnan set out commanding a body of twelve thousand men, cavalry, and infantry, with which he was ordered to take the different places which form knots of that strategic network
called La Frise.
Halfway lay some snow-covered piles of firewood and across and along them a network
of shadows from the bare old lime trees fell on the snow and on the path.
Between the huts, which sometimes formed crooked streets, were dead branches and the trunks of small trees which connected the huts upon one tree to those within adjoining trees; the whole network
of huts and pathways forming an almost solid flooring a good fifty feet above the ground.
As we were passing a lofty, flat-topped hill through a park-like wood a perfect network
of fiber ropes fell suddenly about our guard, enmeshing them.
Interwoven with dead limbs and living branches were the tough and ropelike creepers which formed a tangled network
across their path.
Ghek descended into the burrow at a steep incline for some ten feet, when he found himself in an elaborate and delightful network