tower


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The house of Nevers, the house of Rome, the house of Reims, which have disappeared; the Hôtel de Cluny, which still exists, for the consolation of the artist, and whose tower was so stupidly deprived of its crown a few years ago.
As Tara of Helium looked down into the enclosure surrounding the nearest tower, her brows contracted momentarily in frowning surprise, and then her eyes went wide in an expression of incredulity tinged with horror, for what she saw was a score or two of human bodies--naked and headless.
Thinking to attract attention from inside the craft, I again ran down the ladder and onto the small deck only to find that the steel covers of the conning-tower windows were shut, and then I leaned with my back against the tower and cursed myself for a gullible idiot.
As if the towers had thrown aside, In slightly sinking, the dull tide - As if their tops had feebly given A void within the filmy Heaven.
Upon the cornice of the tower a tall staff was fixed.
"What on earth's this?" said Flambeau, who was still staring at the tower.
Then Matai Shang grasped her about the waist and dragged her away through a door leading within the tower.
"I can't do anything without special authority, not if he were sitting on the top of the tower and putting out his tongue at us.
Working by night, we stowed the powder in the tower -- dug stones out, on the inside, and buried the powder in the walls themselves, which were fifteen feet thick at the base.
'If that is the ladder by which one mounts, I too will try my fortune,' said he, and the next day when it began to grow dark, he went to the tower and cried:
An ancient English Cathedral Tower? How can the ancient English Cathedral tower be here!
He had a comfortable armchair put out on the tower, wherein he sat sometimes all day long, watching as though the kite was a new toy and he a child lately come into possession of it.