Miss Dearborn's public explanation had shifted
some of the weight from her heart, and she felt a trifle raised in her self-esteem.
But here there was nothing to be shifted
off in a wild speculation on the future.
Half heaven was pure and stainless: the clouds, now trooping before the wind, which had shifted
to the west, were filing off eastward in long, silvered columns.
In the evening the weather broke: the wind shifted
from south to north- east, and brought rain first, and then sleet and snow.
Clare, as usual, first shifted
his own character as Frank's father on Mr.
Rounding his mouth and both his eyes, as he stepped backward from the table, the waiter shifted
his napkin from his right arm to his left, dropped into a comfortable attitude, and stood surveying the guest while he ate and drank, as from an observatory or watchtower.
After some time spent in peeping, grinning, and chattering, he at last espied me; and reaching one of his paws in at the door, as a cat does when she plays with a mouse, although I often shifted
place to avoid him, he at length seized the lappet of my coat (which being made of that country silk, was very thick and strong), and dragged me out.
Shere Khan, the Big One, has shifted
his hunting grounds.