"Tell him about it," added Vance; and giving Diggory a push, they all three darted into their room just as the master emerged from his, arrayed in dressing-gown and slippers.
Yester-night I say the pale ghost of my sire with white And trembling lips ... At morn before my sight A raven darted from the wood, and slew A brooding dove ... What fear is mine!...
Then he began to probe the darkness in every direction; with every glance he allowed his head to dart out a little.
Caesar to subdue Ilerda, darted in Marseilles his sting, And flew to Spain.
How long the struggle was I cannot tell, or how often I was balked, or how many darted through before me when the door was opened.
Thus I quenched the fiery dart of criticism which my protegee herself had thrown into the transaction, not without a certain sense of the humor of it.
Brilliant birds flitted among the foliage, gold and silver fishes darted to and fro in a large stone basin of a fountain which threw its glittering spray over the lawn in front of the house, and on the vine-shaded veranda hammocks hung temptingly, and low wicker chairs invited to repose.
Slacking only to be slacked, cars dart off the road and up a gravel driveway that encircles Claxton Inn like a lariat swung, then park themselves among the trees, lights dimmed.
"There it is," said I; "you dart down on us who are unlearned with your phonetic disturbances, but you daren't examine what the thing really is for fear of being laughed at.
While the two beholders gazed, in unspeakable fascination, Mr. BUMSTEAD suddenly made a wild dart at a passing elderly man with a dark sun-umbrella, ecstatically tore the latter from his grasp, and passionately tapped him on the head with it.
These charms were apparently possessed of singular efficacy, for scarcely were they commenced ere a hideous tempest arose, rain descended in torrents, phosphoric flashes darted across the sky, wolves and hyaenas thronged howling from their dens, and gigantic goblins, arising from the earth, extended their fleshless arms towards Ananda, and strove to drag him from his seat.
I darted up the steps.
I could see his lips moving uneasily in the glare of the pine boughs, and his eyes darted about the company as if seeking countenance.
And, even as they came upon him, he sprang aside where the gloom lay blackest, and they being many and the clearing small, they hampered each other and fell into confusion; and, in that moment, Beltane leapt among them and smote, and smote again, now in the moonlight, now in shadow; leaping quick-footed from the thrust of sword and pike, crouching 'neath the heavy swing of axe and gisarm; and ever his terrible blade darted with deadly point or fell with deep-biting edge.
And she would dart after him and box his ears and laugh her happy laugh and look as proud as a queen over every teasing word.
The fierce shouts of the Germans pealed through the gloom of the forests, and in thronging multitudes they assailed the flanks of the invaders, pouring in clouds of darts on the encumbered legionaries as they struggled up the glens or floundered in the morasses, and watching every opportunity of charging through the intervals of the disjointed column, and so cutting off the communication between its several brigades.
On every side was darting forth the day.
hissed Dyke,--"a spy!"--as the figure of a man climbed from a ditch where he had been concealed as he ran, and darted towards the rebel camp. "
Suddenly she saw him, and with a little cry darted toward him.
Some large animal leaped up from among the bushes, and an elk, as I thought, his horns thrown back over his neck, darted past us across the open space, and bounded like a mad thing away among the adjoining pines.
The crash of musketry ahead now became one unbroken roar, with a crescendo of artillery that fairly shook the ground the messengers were darting over, for all were on a dead run.
and the equipage darted along the snowy track like a fifty-foot arrow.
He darted for the post in the garden, and with gleaming eyes crouched, as he had been accustomed to do, watching the entrance of the arbor.
But the Chief Inspector grabbed his tiny friend by the collar as the latter darted around the counter and into the dispensary in the rear.
For a little while she stood with her long dress gathered up under her cloak: then she darted round the corner and vanished.
It was one of those little mountain-brooks which roll their limpid waters over silver sands; hurl by through whispering ledges, the resort of snipe and woodcock; or, varying this quiet and serene existence with occasional action, dart between abrupt banks over mossy rocks, laughing as they fly onward to the open sunlight.
He thought of darting behind a cedar, but he knew the man behind him was an expert shot, and something fundamental in the brown man forbade his getting himself killed while running away.
A dozen times the launches darted by, not far away.
Suddenly she flung her arms round Nancy's neck, and with a sob darted under the bars and across the fields without a backward glance.
As he put his hand to the grass-encircled goal of the maiden's hopes and ball, its gloomy depths appeared to move, swirl round, rise up, as a small green snake uncoiled in haste and darted beneath Dam's approaching upturned hand, and swiftly undulated across the lawn.
The foreman darted among the groups of watchers and his distress was very plain.
Many have justice in their heart, that long Waiteth for counsel to direct the bow, Or ere it dart unto its aim: but shine Have it on their lip's edge.
Then one I saw darting before the rest With such fond ardour to embrace me, I To do the like was mov'd.
If thou couldst the dark riddle read Which leaves this dart within my breast, Then might I think thou lov'st indeed, Then were the whole to thee confest.
O my siniors, der be a great diable in ce eyes, qui dart de flame, and with de voice d'un bear cries out, Villain!
Cuchullin stood impatient for the fray, His golden hilted bronze sword on his thigh A sharp and venomous dart beside him lay, He clasp'd his ashen spear, bronze-tipp'd and high, As flames the sun upon the western sky, His round shield from afar was flashing bright, Figured with radiant gold and rimm'd with silver white Stern-lipp'd he stood, his great broad head thrown back, The white pearls sprayed upon his thick, dark hair, Deep set, his eyes, beneath his eyebrows black, Were swift and grey, and fix'd his fearless stare, Red-edg'd his white hood flamed, his tunic rare Of purple gleam'd with gold, his cloak behind His shoulders shone with silver, floating in the wind Betimes three crones him meet upon the way, Half-blind and evil-eyed, with matted hair-- Workers of spells and witcheries are they-- The brood of Calatin--beware!