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At length a thin crust of solid matter formed upon its outer surface--a sort of shell; but within it was partially molten matter and highly expanded gases.
This inner world must have cooled sufficiently to support animal life long ages after life appeared upon the outer crust, but that the same agencies were at work here is evident from the similar forms of both animal and vegetable creation which we have already seen.
How vastly different from the flat and puny area of the circumscribed vision of the dweller upon the outer crust!
What had she thought of the outer world's tiny sun?
The good-looking young woman came into the outer room with the full pails dragging at her shoulders.
The black man had now removed the outer garments from the dead man, and Smith-Oldwick was hastily drawing them on over his own clothing.
A single shriek such as they had heard the night before would have been sufficient to have sent them all racing madly for the narrow cleft that led through the great walls to the outer world.
It is covered with burning charcoal, which causes the outer shell to curl upwards, it is then forced off with a knife, and before it becomes cold flattened between boards.
A continuous line of impregnable fortifications circles the outer slopes of the Mountains of Otz.
And I charge you, Philoetius, to make fast the doors of the outer court, and to bind them securely at once.
Follow me," said one of the guard, and, turning, led me across the outer courtyard toward a second buttressed wall.
The shrill outer circle again retorted, 'Then that 'ud show you was mad if nothing else did, 'cause it's right opposite