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We never have this sense of falling when we are wide awake.
They seemed to be falling right into the middle of a big city which had many tall buildings with glass domes and sharp-pointed spires.
I have nine lives," said the kitten, purring softly as it walked around in a circle and then came back to the roof; "but I can't lose even one of them by falling in this country, because I really couldn't manage to fall if I wanted to.
The shouting voices, apparently from the falling clouds, voices unfamiliar and guttural, warned him of what was coming.
Another Rule of Battle, that Alice had not noticed, seemed to be that they always fell on their heads, and the battle ended with their both falling off in this way, side by side: when they got up again, they shook hands, and then the Red Knight mounted and galloped off.
And now right and left splashed falling missiles; a new source of danger or of temporary respite; to me, by a merciful Providence, it proved the latter.
Snow had been falling all night, making the roadway, uncleared as yet at this early hour, very heavy for the horses.
For four generations your royal predecessors disputed about possession of that island, without falling out.
Four little names, one on each lid, Carved out by a boyish hand, And underneath there lieth hid Histories of the happpy band Once playing here, and pausing oft To hear the sweet refrain, That came and went on the roof aloft, In the falling summer rain.