Back of all, there looms up the great Figure of the Originator of life, and of the forms of life; the Maker and Ruler of them all.
In another seven or eight minutes there loomed up, on the left hand, the dim outline of Mr. Saffron's abodethe square cottage with the odd round tower annexed.
Far to my right, away up among inaccessible peaks, loomed the enormous bulk of the great Beast-god.
There, immediately in front, loomed the majestic mass of Mount Ritter, with a glacier swooping down its face nearly to my feet, then curving westward and pouring its frozen flood into a dark blue lake, whose shores were bound with precipices of crystalline snow; while a deep chasm drawn between the divide and the glacier separated the massive picture from everything else.
Something loomed out under a great peak, a shape of greyness.
A long way ahead loomed the line of the Djebilets, the Djinn-haunted mountains guarding Marrakech on the north.
North loomed up the lofty, steep rim of the Mogollon Mesa, with its cliffs of yellow and red, and its black line of timber.
At its northern end, a furious surf was beating on a sandy beach; and beyond that, dim and distant, loomed up the low flat farther island, known by the name of Grande Terre.
Polygamy or promiscuity looms a possibility, and may yet have state and church sanction, as in Turkey.
To the south of it, and barely distinguishable, so completely was it blended in hue with the veiling cloud, loomed up a lofty mountain.
Back of the meadow loomed a mountain wall, and in this wall they saw a door of thick boards.
" He glanced a moment at the Lebanon looming gaunt and somber through the gathering dusk.
"You're getting on my nerves, Jeanyou and that accursed dog!" "Silence, M'seur!" Out of the grim loneliness at the foot of the mountain there loomed a shadow which at first Howland took to be a huge mass of rock.
"When the winds waken, and lift and winnow the immensity of sand, the air itself is a dim sand-air, and dim looming through it, the wonderfullest uncertain colonnades of sand-pillars whirl from this side and from that, like so many spinning dervishes, of a hundred feet of stature, and dance their huge Desert waltz there.
To the north of us loomed a great snowy cone, the peak which we had at first noticed from the Chuquibamba Calvario.
And beyond that sorrowful vision of what she lacked to achieve any real and enduring happiness, there loomed also a self-torturing conviction that she herself had set in motion those forces which now threatened ruin for her brother and Jack Fyfe.
Shrill mothers cursed; wan children wailed; sharp coughs Rang through the crazy chambers; hungry eyes Glared dumb reproach, and old perplexity, Too stale for words; o'er still and webless looms The listless craftsmen through their elf-locks scowled; These were my people!
The land had been looming darker, and the thudding of waves upon the sand sounded louder every instant upon my ears.
"That ten dollars apiece looms up large David, little giant," murmured Dan Dalzell, while the evening meal was in progress.
Compared with her other losses, that of her home, dearly as she loved it, weighed but little; it was but, an added pang to the anguish of her bereavement; and behind that, the principal cause of her grief, loomed the desertion of her lover.
"Wal, Emerline," says she, "I s'pose ye've got so grand down ter the mills, thet, w'at 'ith yer looms an' machines an' tic-doloreux, ye won't hev nothin' ter say ter the old way uv knittin' socks.
These rings disappear, and now once more out of the yolk mass loom up little dots as minute as before; but they are round instead of angular, and those nearest the Purkinjean vesicle are smaller and clearer, containing less of oil than the larger and darker ones on the opposite side.
Dies down the clamour when the dark draws near; Strange looms the earth in twilight of the West, Lonely with one sweet star serene and clear, Dwelling, when all this place is hushed to rest, On vacant stall, gold, refuse, worst and best, Abandoned utterly in haste and fear.
Paramount over his studies, his loves, his dangers, over all his existence, loomed the rubicund face of the old villain!
And then, just as the dawn was upon us, there loomed up a fresh wonderthe hull of a great vessel maybe a couple or three score fathoms in from the edge of the weed.