To divert ourselves, we climb three trees and fall out of one.
Then you climb a villainously long hill and pop out upon an open platform above the city.
We then ascended, for about three miles, with far fatigue than I formerly experienced in climbing the Catskill mountains of my native State, and found ourselves on the summit of an extensive ridge, which formed the margin of a vast elliptical basin, the bottom of which presented a most beautiful landscape.
Piloted by the tall girl, Johnnie climbed the narrow stair to a long bare room where a row of double beds accommodated eight girls.
For these there was no way round and no question of retreat, so they all died where they stood, struggling to climb a wall thirty feet high, clambering upon one another's shoulders.
But he could have had more genuine successes than all the Don Juans and Romeos and Fausts who ever climbed rope ladders.
One of them had mooed at her as she crossed a pasture and she had hastily climbed a fence.
Frozen rills began to flow, the marmots came out of their nests in boulder-piles and climbed sunny rocks to bask, and the dun-headed sparrows were flitting about seeking their breakfasts.
STEPS WE CLIMB.
Forthwith Prat sank down among the fern and was gone, while Beltane watched, keen-eyed, where four men of Sir Hollo's outposts climbed the slope hard by.
It is this variety that climbs storm-swept ridges, and wanders out among the volcanoes of the Great Basin.
Evadne Hildreth was climbing the heights of victory.
They climbed the steep ascent of heaven Through peril, toil, and pain: O God, to us may grace be given To follow in their train!
The chill of the water revived me somewhat, and I had the strength to climb the other bank.
Past the brass plates of Mr. Q. Karkeek, out of the straw-littered hubbub of the market-place, she climbed the long flight of stairs leading to the offices on the first floor.
Then Summer lingered long; and honey flowed From out the rocks, the wild bees' safe abode: Continual waters welling cheered the waste, 390 And plants were wholesome, now of deadly taste: Nor Winter yet his frozen stores had piled, Usurping where the fairest herbage smiled: Nor Hunger driven the herds from pastures bare, To climb the treacherous cliffs for scanty fare.
But he was determined to get to them, to climb up their steep sides, and by and by when he found the stream bent away to the south, he left it so as to go on straight as he could to the hills.
Her horse climbed the rocky path slowly.
While your really brave fellow is climbing a dizzy staircase to the moon--I write in figure--I would shake with fear upon a lower platform.
"I climb for you the peak of his infamy That you may choose your fall if you cling to it.
"Mother says I--I can go if only you--" "Your mother'd say you could have the moon, too, if she had to climb a greased pole to get it.
Climbing the neighboring towers of the Bastille, she watched the royal party on the heights of Charonne, and saw fresh cavalry and artillery detached to aid the army of Turenne.
345 --And sure there is a secret Power that reigns Here, where no trace of man the spot profanes, Nought but the chalets, V flat and bare, on high Suspended 'mid the quiet of the sky; Or distant herds that pasturing upward creep, 350 And, not untended, climb the dangerous steep.
The moon was three-quarters full, and was just beginning to climb the sky.
CHAPTER XXII A dusty motor-car climbed the long road leading up to the Neuman ranch.
Then Tarzan started to climb the rope to remove it from the branch.
For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share.
"'Tis finished now for thee to climb up masts."
It was about the middle of the Seventeenth Century when the first English colonists climbed the summits of the Allegheny Mountains.
And some of the girls went through this with me, and we climbed the hillside behind and picked berries and roots that tasted sour and were good to eat.
Presently he began climbing back up the few feet to the knife-like crest from which he had descended not five minutes ago.
Ay, and we are betroth'd; nay more, our marriage-hour, With all the cunning manner of our flight, Determin'd of- how I must climb her window, The ladder made of cords, and all the means Plotted and 'greed on for my happiness.
And heaven meets our affections when they ascend, as it met Jesus; and he who so walks, climbing the arduous way from the Valley of Baca to the temple on the mount (for we must walk until we get our wings of angelic strength), will so approach the heavenly threshold, as, like holy Enoch, he can cross it at a step.
Then he started to climb up the trunk, but found himself so chilled and stiff from jumping into the water, that he kept slipping down whenever he tried to climb.
They followed narrow trails through the ceanothus-bushes, riding one behind the other; they climbed steep trails among the pines; then went down steep trails among granite boulders; they rode side by side through little upland valleys and grassy meadows.
A giant woodbine has wrapped the whole front in its rich green mantle; and the porch is roofed and the windows curtained with luxuriant honeysuckles and climbing wild-roses.
We found that, loaded as we were, we could not climb a gentle rise faster than twenty steps at a time.
The lawn and river bank of The Hollies could only be overlooked from the steep wooded cliff opposite, and none but an adventurous boy would ever think of climbing down that almost impassable rampart of rock, brushwood, and tree-roots.
Silently retracing my footsteps, I descended the glen until I came to a point where I could climb the steep precipices that shut it in, and gain the side of the mountain.
Carolyn June and Skinny stood on the porch and watched the car climb the grade and out on to the bench.
From its crest good observation was obtained in all directions, and if, when we had to attack the main Jerusalem defences on December 8, the summit of Nebi Samwil had still been in Turkish hands, not a movement of troops as they issued from the bed of the wadi Surar and climbed the rough face of the western buttresses of Jerusalem would have escaped notice.
Forthwith Sir Fidelis climbed the rocky eminence, and, being there, cried right joyously: "Aye, lord--'tis the road--the road!"
We learned that the Peruvian "winter" reaches its climax in July or August, and that it would be folly to try to climb Coropuna during the winter snowstorms.
Crossing the stream as best they could, Lieutenant Hodgson being killed after having crossed, men and horses climbed the steep, almost inaccessible bluffs and ravines, upon the top of which they had a chance to "take account of stock."
To-day I may be six feet in height, and climb the Alps; yesterday I lay helpless in swaddling clothes.
I believe snakes do not climb up wheels.
Altered circumstances made a new man of him; and few things are more strange than the change wrought in his whole bearing and look by that week of energy in climbing his brother's throne.
Whereupon the vampire, accepting his invitation, began to climb the steeple, and so soon as he had reached the battlements, the Moravian, with a stroke of his sword, clove his skull in twain, hurling him down to the churchyard, whither, descending by the winding stairs, the stranger followed and cut his head off, and next day delivered it and the body to the villagers, who duly impaled and burnt them.
I climbed a marvelous great stairway of large granite blocks, walked along a pampa where the Indians had a small vegetable garden, and came into a little clearing.
There was a wide, old-fashioned, brick-floored verandah in front, with an open end; there was ivy climbing up the verandah post on one side and a baby-rose on the other, and a grape-vine near the chimney.