We must reach the upper levels of the pits in advance of the flood or we shall never reach them.
With my men had gone the last torch, nor was this corridor lighted by the radiance of phosphorescent rock as were those of the lower levels.
From this place the sky could be clearly seen, and clouds, dissipated by the west wind, leaving behind them, even on the summit of the mountain, their misty remnants--certain proof that they were only moderately high, for the volcano did not rise more than eight hundred feet above the level
of the ocean.
The trail was level
and quite broad and led upward and in the general direction I wished to go.
It is an excellent lesson to reflect on the ascertained amount of migration of the inhabitants of Europe during the Glacial period, which forms only a part of one whole geological period; and likewise to reflect on the great changes of level
, on the inordinately great change of climate, on the prodigious lapse of time, all included within this same glacial period.
With a sigh of relief, but with unabated caution, he gently slid the trapdoor to one side far enough to permit him to raise his eyes above the level
of the roof.
Where the country is level
I d not believe a space of the heavens, of more than fifteen degrees above the horizon, is commonly viewed with any attention by a person either walking or on horseback.
It is well known that a level
cannot be used on ice.
And that's how it is the whole level
of husbandry has fallen.
They went on for some distance on a level
road, fairly wide, from which the green light was visible.
Though some of these rise to the region of perpetual snows, and are upwards of eleven thousand feet in real altitude, yet their height from their immediate basis is not so great as might be imagined, as they swell up from elevated plains, several thousand feet above the level
of the ocean.
shaft of light illuminated the whole side of the tree as I sprang to my feet in terror.