monkies, you mean,--dozens of black monkies, Mr. BUMPLIN," whispers OLD MORTARITY, clutching his arm as he sinks against him.
Thus she lay for a little while, as the little Pilgrim remembered she herself had lain, not wishing to move, wondering what had happened to her; then she clutched the hands which grasped her, and said, muttering,-- "You are some one new.
At this moment Amelia completed her faint, and I had to clutch hold of her round the waist or she would have fallen to the floor.
But Peters clutched his shoulder with a nervous hand.
Although army air pilots are accustomed to taking great risks, and seldom go up without the thought flitting through their minds that their hour may be close at hand, still they are human, and when the dreadful crisis springs upon them they can feel the chilly hand that seems to clutch the heart.
Straight as an arrow he heads for the seashore, his hands clutching the air convulsively, his 'sari' streaming in the night-breeze; and behind, like hounds on the trail of the deer, come Rama, the brethren, the sisters, and rest of the community.
At this I laughed too, partly to calm her, and patted gently the hands with which she had nervously clutched my sleeve.
Gayly dressed groups throng the balconies, and at the street-corners dark-faced men scowl, mutter deep curses, and clutch their knives.
These three men were looking at a fourth man--a young man who appeared to be falling out of his chair, clutching convulsively the hilt of a dagger, the blade of which had been buried in his heart, clearly by Macari, who stood over him.
There are times, though, he says, when it is a pleasure, before going to some agreeable meeting, to rush out into one's garden and clutch up a handful of what grows there,--weeds and violets together,--not cutting them off, but pulling them up by the roots with the brown earth they grow in sticking to them.
They are all alike, and yet"--He clutched his white hair with big knuckles, and tugged; replaced his mushroom helmet; held the paper at a new focus.
Twice have I come near bein' discovered, an' of a verity I believed, when you clutched my throat, that this was the last--the endin' of it all."
(clutches his sword and staggers towards Politian, but his purpose is changed before reaching him, and he falls upon hia knee at the feet of the Earl.)
He clutched the rope and leant trembling against the post as the referee satisfied himself (with very great care in this case) of the innocence of the Gorilla's gloves.
Brodie turned on him slowly, still rending at his meat, still clutching his rifle and holding it so that no man might forget that he held it.
A sudden leap of the boat caused her to clutch the rail, and instantly Sanchez was at her side, proffering assistance.
He clutched his head in despair.
Lilian, clutching the railing so spasmodically that a bruising hurt was left in her finger-ends for days, gazed horror-stricken at a yellow-haired, wild-eyed giant whom she recognized as the man who was to be her husband.
A Bishop passed thereby, and careless bent To sign the cross, a blessing brief to say; But a great Cardinal, to clutch their prey, Followed the thieves, falsely benevolent.
She clutched the newel-post for support, waiting to find strength for the ascent.
He was sunken now to the ground; but his face was pressed against the rails, and in his stiff, cold hand was clutched a letter which afterwards we read.
Grace clutched her dress and ran.
He could see where the wounded man had dragged himself up the trail, finally staggering to his feet, and with a caution which he had not exercised a few hours before Howland continued slowly between the thick forest walls, one hand clutching the butt of the revolver in his coat pocket.
A hand, clutching a water-bottle, became visible and the ginger beard bent downward to fill the bottle.
Thus she was just in time to see him, standing at the mouth of the cave, clutching a heavy bag; he had been tying the mouth of it.
she asked, startled, clutching the baby tighter to her, and conning over with quick alarm the tow-heads that bobbed and surged about her waist. "
Her fingers clutched his wrist, then slid upward to the crook of his elbow.
Mounting to the top, we saw Ellis clutching his favorite weapon with both hands, and staring after the buffalo, who one and all were galloping off at full speed.
I was afraid of my life he would clutch at my skirts as he fell or squirm up against me after he was down.
"She sent me there one time to get some papers," Billie explained, as she rose to her feet, clutching the newspaper package. "
His enormous hands clutch the handles as though they were fastened to the wheel; he gazes at the binnacle as though the magnet of the compass were drawing his eyes.
Whereupon he banged an unwashed fist upon the table with such emphasis that more than one of the audience clutched his glass of vodka in alarm, lest a drop of the precious liquor should be wasted.
The major shivered with apprehension as the slender hand which he held in his own contracted nervously and in a spasm of pain clutched his fingers with a viselike grip.
He took from his bag a long pair of hollow pliers which he inserted in the lock and then screwed tightly, clutching the end of the key.
His hand clutched the edge of the footrail as if only so he could keep his stand there.
Directly I was on my feet I went as giddy as a kite, and it was only by clutching the chair that I saved myself from toppling over.
said Don Juan, gripping the flask in his hand as we clutch in our dreams the branch by which we are suspended over a precipice.
She clutched the heavy books more tightly in her arms.
She sat up, clutching her blankets about her.
He would clutch the wall With his bleeding fingers, if she should fall He could catch, and hold her, and make her live!
And at length he lay in bed, clutching the umbrella to his breast.
At length, however, their arrows were spent, and clutching their tomahawks, the friends, casting a glance of stern but undying affection on each other, prepared to die like men.
Yet thou seest me daily stretch forth my hand and therewith clutch many a thing, and swing it hither and thither.
And thus I clutch thee--thus!--He is gone, he is gone-- Gone--gone.
He groaned aloud and with both hands clutched temples that promised to split with pain that crashed between them, stroke upon stroke, like blows of a mighty hammer.
Robert has just come in, excitedly clutching the tail of a lizard.
But between himself and the train, more clearly outlined to his gaze, he saw the worn face of his father tossed on the cold, dark waters, being swept down by the stream, the weak old hands clutching for some support in the muddy current, the white head with the chin held up sinking lower at each failure, then at last going under, gulping, to leave a little row of bubbles down the stream.
He advanced, with outstretched arms, to take the old man's hand; but he had not seen how the hand clasped and clutched the stick within its grasp.
At these tidings the king sprang instantly from his seat, clutching his spear, and bade his herald summon to a meeting the generals, captains of fifties, and commanders of foreign brigades. (
His shoulders, which sharp-pointed were and high, A sinner did encumber with both haunches, And he held clutched the sinews of the feet.