Afar to my right, within the sky, there burnt a gigantic ring of dull-red fire, from the outer edge of which were projected huge, writhing flames, darted and jagged.
Feeling excited, and wondering to where it could lead, I laid my gun on the floor, and, sticking the candle in the trigger guard, took the ring in both hands, and pulled.
The sun had ceased to have the appearance of a tail; and now rose and seta tremendous globe of a glowing copper-bronze hue; in parts ringed with blood-red bands; in others, with the dusky ones, that I have already mentioned.
He had just, by way of a finishing touch, expended nearly half a penny bottle of red ink in a somewhat exaggerated reproduction of the fiery hue of Noaks's nose, when the bell rang for afternoon school, and the bombardment had to be postponed until the following day.
He laid the ring on the table, not too near Arthur, not within reach of his hand, but close enough for him to see it.
It was a little after nine when there was a ring at the hall door.
It was a glorious sound in the old forests, the music of those two hounds, as their voices rang out bold and free, like a bugle, and went, ringing through the forest, echoing among the mountains and dying away over the lakes.
Louis drew his ring from Evadne's finger and laid her hand in that of his friend.
As he spoke, Dalton gave back the ring to the Duke, who received it with his usual grace.
"In fact, we just ran rings around them.
Presently a thunderbolt crashes through the crisp air, ringing like steel on steel, sharp and clear, its startling detonation breaking into a spray of echoes against the cliffs and cañon walls.
"There is just as much gold in thy ring as sufficeth to gild handsomely a like superficies of brass, which is not saying much." And, applying a sponge dipped in some liquid to a small part of the hoop, the jeweller disclosed the dull hue of the baser metal so evidently that Otto could hardly doubt longer.
It's usually turned off in the day-time, but I thought I'd better leave it on to-day, and it rang about the middle of the afternoon.
The question as to who had dropped the ring into the casket if Arthur had notthe innocent children, the grieving servantswas latent, of course, in every breast, but it had not yet reached the point demanding expression.
LAKE STAKE KING A beautiful variety of the bench-top lakes occurs just where the great lateral moraines of the main glaciers have been shoved forward in outswelling concentric rings by small residual tributary glaciers.
He was the first to call attention to the neglected beauties of those great Elizabethans, Webster, Marlowe, Ford, Dekker, Massinger,no longer accounted mere "mushrooms that sprang up in a ring under the great oak of Arden."
The elders, with whom I was brought up, were of a character not likely to let slip the sacred observance of any old institution; and the ringing out of the Old Year was kept by them with circumstances of peculiar ceremony.
Lord Nick was suddenly close; he had paused; his voice rang over the street and struck upon Donnegan's ear as sounds come under water.
A cry rang down the Canal Grande from the gondoliers of the Ca' Giustiniani, who were waiting this sign to start their own train from the palazzo; for the bridal gondolas were coming in sight, with felzi of damask, rose, and blue, embroidered with emblems of the Giustiniani, bearing the noble maidens who had been chosen for the household of the Lady Marina, each flower-like and charming under her gauzy veil of tenderest coloring.
He heard the bell of dinner ring without stirring; and when some of us pulled out our private storesour cold meat and our saladshe produced none, and seemed to want none.
In general, rapidly grown wood (less than eight rings per inch) is relatively weak.
I was so beset with shame for my seeming ingratitude, that I was forced to send the ring after him.
"She tried her best to keep me to home, but I was sot in my way; so when she found that out, she run up stairs an' got a little Bible, and made me promise I'd read it sometimes, and then she pulled that 'are little ring off her finger and give it to me to keep.
The contents of the baggage-wagons were thrown out to make room for our wounded, and, while the uproar of the battle near the fort rang in our ears, we retreated from that valley of death.
Axe and pike, sword and gisarm hedged him in nearer and nearer, his sword grew suddenly heavy and beyond his strength to wield, but stumbling, slipping, dazed and with eyes a-swim, he raised the great blade aloft, and lifting drooping head, cried aloud the battle-cry of his house high and clear it rang above the din: "Arise!
The trail followed its edge and when a loon's wild cry rang across the woods Grace stopped.
[The sacring bell rings within the Chapel.
There was one whom they called "the Consul," who eluded them for some time, but was finally caught and placed in the ring before us.
All the air was laden with the bitter fragrance of the May, and all the bosky shades of the woodlands beyond rang with the sweet song of birds the throstle cock, the cuckoo, and the wood pigeonand with the song of birds mingled the cool sound of the gurgling brook that leaped out of the forest shades, and ran fretting amid its rough, gray stones across the sunlit open glade before the trysting tree.
It was a bright, frosty night, and the hard ground rang beneath their feet like stone.
Not that there was one chance in a thousand they would ever need such things around Bloomsbury, though there was Lake Sunrise to be reckoned with; but just then it struck the boy that every well equipped aeroplane ought always to carry a couple of rubber rings along, which, in moments of dire necessity could be blown full of air, and would serve to sustain wrecked aviators until help came.
And methinks, this is my duty: to do such deeds as shall ring throughout this sorrowful Duchy like a trumpet-blast, bidding all men arise and take hold upon their manhood.
The bell of Mochuda, by the way, which the saint rang against Blathmac, was called the 'glassan' of Hui Suanaig in later times.
To-night, what with being held off by his snow-shoes, what with utter weariness and a dulled axe, he growled to himself that he was "only gnawin' a ring round the tree like a beaver!"
And hope was in his folded hood as in his mantle green; Six squires went with him to the ring beside their lord to stand; Their livery was brilliant green, so did their lord command.
Donkeys that talked after their heads were cut off, just as well as some donkeys do with them on,old cats turned into beautiful damsels,birds that obligingly carried rings between parted lovers,one soon had enough of.
He had never heard of the Master before, but then he had lost touch of the ring during the last few years of hard work.
Little girls too young to dress themselves should be attended by their mothers or by their maids, but an older girl no more needs guardianship at riding-school than at any other place at which she receives instruction, and there is no more reason why her mother should follow her into the ring than into the class-room.
"Yes," Godfrey agreed, and blew a meditative ring toward the ceiling.
The sound of his footsteps on the pavement rang like an echo to his laugh.
A tall form shot up out of the grass just behind them, and instantly a loud war-whoop rang through the woods.
The General puffed three perfect smoke rings towards the chandelier (an accomplishment he had acquired thirty-five years previously at the "Shop" and was still proud of) and smiled.
No wonder, then, that as he climbed the ladder up the side of the barn, with the ladder quaking beneath his weight, Bull Hunter began to sing, his thundering bass ringing among the ranch buildings until Mrs. Bridewell opened the kitchen window to hear the better, and old Bridewell stopped his ears in mock dismay at the thunder of Bull's voice.
he asked, and while he was occupied with the glasses the telephone bell rang behind the partition.
Aunt Jane stared at him, while Louise and Beth looked their astonishment, but Patsy's clear laughter rang above Uncle John's gasping chuckles.
As for a lance, I have oft tilted at the ring astride a forest pony, and betimes, have run a course with wandering men-at-arms."
The mighty voice that rang amid the clouds bade me "Answer."
We slipped out behind the platform; turned down the dark long passage, hearing the new speaker's voice like a bell ringing beyond thick walls, and found our way into the open.
All Spaine rings forth Medina's name and his Confederates.
To solve this problem, the mirrors are shaped like a bunch of rings inside each other so the rays strike them at a shallow angle and are reflected.
"Dat's Dr. Graham, sah; I knows dat ring ob his," said the valet quickly.
The ashes crashed together, dust rose in columns, iron rang on iron, as in war's smithy.
Appollo hence a great suspition growes: Yeare not so pleasaunt now as earst in companie; Ye walke alone and wander solitarie; The pleasaunt toyes we did frequent sometime Are worne away and growne out of prime; Your Instrument hath lost his siluer sound, That rang of late through all this grouie ground; Your bowe, wherwith the chace you did frequent, Is closde in case and long hath been unbent.
Sometimes the part of the other ring opposite the arm is formed into a mortise, and the arms are wedged tight in these holes by wedges driven in on each side; but the plan is an expensive one, and not satisfactory, as the wedges work loose even though riveted over at the point.
To provide against an attack by the city brigands who are always prowling in the vicinity of picnic parties, it will be judicious to attend to the following rules: Select all the fat women of the party, and seat them in a ring outside the rest of the picnickers, and with their faces toward the centre of the circle.
No cry, no sudden prayer Rang from thy rooms that night....
On the ruins of the Past Blooms the perfect flower, at last Friend, but yesterday the bells Rang for thee their loud farewells; And to-day they toll for thee, Lying dead beyond the sea; Lying dead among thy books; The peace of God in all thy looks."
He took his station on a taller hilltop and gave voice to his lordliness in a neigh that rang and re-rang down a hollow.
With joy now gushing forth,with pain now ringing Unto the hearer's heart resistless singing.
The telephone rang at Kendrick's elbow.