intervening space

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The intervening space was empty--a paved solitude, between lofty edifices, which threw almost a twilight shadow over it.
Cabbages grew in plain sight; and a pumpkin-vine, rooted at some distance, had run across the intervening space, and deposited one of its gigantic products directly beneath the hall window, as if to warn the Governor that this great lump of vegetable gold was as rich an ornament as New England earth would offer him.
To leap across the intervening space was a small matter to the ape-man, and a moment later he was proceeding along a narrow tunnel, moving cautiously for fear of being precipitated into another shaft such as he had just crossed.
I was rather in want of amusement, and so rare an opportunity was not to be neglected; so, leaving both meadow and hedge, I quickly repaired to the spot, but not before Sancho, who, immediately upon perceiving his young friend, scoured at full gallop the intervening space, and pounced upon him with an impetuous mirth that precipitated the child almost into the middle of the beck; but, happily, the stones preserved him from any serious wetting, while their smoothness prevented his being too much hurt to laugh at the untoward event.
He left the chair, just as he sat in it, squarely, springing from the sitting posture like a wild animal, a tiger, and like a tiger covered the intervening space.
Goaded to madness by the cruel misfortune that had tripped me when success was almost within my grasp, I tore frantically across the intervening space, and just beneath the rope's dangling end I put my earthly muscles to the supreme test.
Remote and dusky, and with no sunshine on all the intervening space, was that region of the Past whence her only guest might be expected to arrive
In the sound that reached the cottage but faintly across the intervening space, there was a thought of religion which seemed to fill it with a melancholy peace.
Down the other side of the avenue ran a series of gas generators, and big hose-pipes trailed everywhere across the intervening space.
The intervening spaces are concealed with layers of pumice, ashes and volcanic tuff.
We expect that most of the radiation from this galaxy would be absorbed by the hydrogen in the intervening space.
In the aforementioned Eraserhead, for example, a layered rectangle of misty gray-blue stops characteristically short of the edges of its backing, the intervening space tinted only slightly with a scrub of ethereal lilac and punctured at each corner by fine constellations of pinholes, traces of an earlier stage of making.