I went out through the portal
into the sunlit world again as soon as my hunger was satisfied.
By her help I also now Make this churlish place allow Something that may sweeten gladness In the very gall of sadness-- The dull loneness, the black shade, That these hanging vaults have made The strange music of the waves Beating on these hollow caves, This black den which rocks emboss, Overgrown with eldest moss, The rude portals
that give light More to terror than delight, This my chamber of neglect
Lord John Roxton and I turned down Vigo Street together and through the dingy portals
of the famous aristocratic rookery.
Tall and refined, with shoulders that seemed braced square by an effort of the will, and a head that was tilted a little higher than the usual level of vision, he resembled those fastidious saints who guard the portals
of a French cathedral.
Twelve years had passed since his body had been found upon the bluff before his cottage overlooking the Hudson, and oft-times during these long years I had wondered if John Carter were really dead, or if he again roamed the dead sea bottoms of that dying planet; if he had returned to Barsoom to find that he had opened the frowning portals
of the mighty atmosphere plant in time to save the countless millions who were dying of asphyxiation on that far-gone day that had seen him hurtled ruthlessly through forty-eight million miles of space back to Earth once more.
of the great western front are bisected by square pillars.
On they came to the portals
of Kulonga's hut, the very one in which Tarzan had wrought his depredations.
The countless dismal windows, vacant and forlorn, stared, sightless, from their marble walls; the whole sad city taking on the semblance of scattered mounds of dead men's sun-bleached skulls--the casements having the appearance of eyeless sockets, the portals
, grinning jaws.
From far within him he heard a creaking as of rusty portals
, and through them came a stern tap-tap-tap, like hammering in the night when one cannot sleep.
You can't think how little David looked as we entered the portals
of the club.
In this square were some pretty trees and a statue in bronze of Glinda the Good, while beyond it were the portals
of the Royal Palace--an extensive and imposing building of white marble covered with a filigree of frosted gold.
He saw the gilded halls of pleasure that would open their portals
to the possessor of the wealth which lay scattered upon this stained and dented table top.