"Why are you all so gay, dear birds?" she asked, as their cheerful voices sounded far
and near; "is there a festival over the earth, that all is so beautiful and bright?"
A gallant scalp-lock, which would probably not have been spared had the Doctor himself been consulted in the matter, was all that remained of an exuberant, and at that particular season of the year, far
from uncomfortable head of hair.
I am far
from supposing that all difficulties are removed on the view here given in regard to the range and affinities of the allied species which live in the northern and southern temperate zones and on the mountains of the intertropical regions.
But so far
as I might know it was as good for our purpose as another, and so I returned to the tree for Tars Tarkas.
On the far
beach by the little cabin Tarzan heard the faint echoes of the conflict and knowing that something was seriously amiss among the tribe he hastened rapidly toward the direction of the sound.
Somewhere near by lay the mouth of a treacherous fissure, and far
down at its icy bottom lay all that was mortal of my old friend, Abner Perry.
He paused to point at the far
shore, and resumed his paddling, at the same time uttering loud and encouraging cries.
Yet Dorothy felt a sort of joyous excitement in defying the storm, and while she held fast to the railing she peered around through the gloom and thought she saw the dim form of a man clinging to a mast not far
away from her.
It looked as if Geppetto, though far
away from the shore, recognized his son, for he took off his cap and waved also.
To his surprise, he felt nothing behind the masonry he had removed as far
as his long arm could reach.
To separate Edward and Elinor was as far
from being her object as ever; and she wished to show Mrs.
In 1855, Brun-Rollet, a native of Savoy, appointed consul for Sardinia in Eastern Soudan, to take the place of Vaudey, who had just died, set out from Karthoum, and, under the name of Yacoub the merchant, trading in gums and ivory, got as far
as Belenia, beyond the fourth degree, but had to return in ill-health to Karthoum, where he died in 1857.