All the day long she flew about in the form of an owl, or crept about the country like a cat; but at night she always became an old woman again.
1st Gentleman: Sire, shall we, like the child, forever creep?
Strangest in this, that so soon as dawn had come, I, who had talked with God, crept out of the house like a rat leaving its hiding place--a creature scarcely larger, an inferior animal, a thing that for any passing whim of our masters might be hunted and killed.
It seemed to have crept like a horrible disease over the wrinkled fingers.
It took my breath away;then I suddenly thought: ‘If he comes and whistles to call me, I shallcreep back to him like a beaten dog.’
It’s enough tosay that he was continually asking himself, why was it that on thatlast night in Fyodor Pavlovitch’s house he had crept out on to thestairs like a thief and listened to hear what his father was doingbelow?
He would always creep in-shore like some uncomfortable amphibious creature, even when the tide would have sent him fast upon his way; and I always think of him as coming after us in the dark or by the back-water, when our own two boats were breaking the sunset or the moonlight in mid-stream.
The sun had crept round the tree as a last effort before death, and then began to sink, the shearers' lower parts becoming steeped in embrowning twilight, whilst their heads and shoulders were still enjoying day, touched with a yellow of self- sustained brilliancy that seemed inherent rather than acquired.
We shall be home by three o'clock or so, and can creep into the parish like lambs."
“So I stayed the great war and married the Khania and became the Khan; but better had it been for me if I had crept into her kitchen as a scullion, than into her chamber as a husband.
Thick mist immediately began to pour through the portal, drifting lazily across Kelsier's body, pooling on the floor and creeping across the dirt like a hesitant animal.
Why did it creep into the place thus at dead of night, like a spirit revisiting one beloved?
Then you make your hair creep up it, like a fruit-tree.