"No, I cannot understand it," Morriston replied, as he turned and began to ascend the winding stairway.
With a desperate gathering together of her relaxed forces, she mounted the stairway.
Above, he heard footsteps descending the stairway at the foot of which he stood; Mr. Heatherbloom slipped out of the passage to the sidewalk and moved on.
Purgatorio: Canto XXV Now was it the ascent no hindrance brooked, Because the sun had his meridian circle To Taurus left, and night to Scorpio; Wherefore as doth a man who tarries not, But goes his way, whate'er to him appear, If of necessity the sting transfix him, In this wise did we enter through the gap, Taking the stairway, one before the other, Which by its narrowness divides the climbers.
He could not reach the stairway without passing the open doors of the library, and he was convinced that the mere glimpse of him, just then, would prove nothing less than insufferable for his father.
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.
Through the wide hall and up the stairway, flowers of various kinds mingled their fragrance and loaded the air with their rich perfume; and expressions of delight burst from the lips of the guests as they passed up the brilliantly-lighted stairway and thronged the spacious drawing-rooms.
Hurrying up an uncarpeted stone stairway (Grim seemed to be a speed-demon once his mind was set) we followed a corridor around two sides of the square, past dozens of closed doors bearing department names, to the Administrator's quarters at the far end.
She bent over and lifted up his face to hers, and kissed his lips, and then, unable longer to restrain her emotion, she turned and hastened up the stairway, and was lost to sight.
Afterward, turning north from the front court, they descended past the shield-bearing griffins--and you may depend upon it that each shield is adorned with a bas-relief of the Eagle--that guard the broad stairway leading to the formal gardens of Selwoode.
The noble maidens who attended the Lady Laura, fresh and charming, were knotting loops of ribbon in pendant garlands or grouping flowers in great vases between the columns which crossed the chamber from end to end--darting up the stairway to the gallery to alter a festoon in garland or brocade.
Before morning, another terrific storm came swirling and whistling down our snowy stairway, making fires unsafe, freezing every drop of water about the camp, and shutting us in from the light of heaven.
And it fatigued him in his extreme age, to be forced to walk down that long stairway in order to catch salmon from the sea.
All except three Christian sheikhs trooped up the narrow stairway in Ali Shah al Khassib's wake, Anazeh going last with a half-serious joke about not caring to be stabbed in the back.
There was a fearful rush of feet overhead, then with shrill shrieks of fright great crowds of women and children swept down the stairway.
And if you climbed as many stairs as I did--" "I beg your pardon," said he, and started up the stairway.
It was near ten o'clock, one evening, when Elsie Meril ran up the common stairway, and entered the room in the fourth story where she and Jacqueline lodged.
Loud voices, blows, a single shot, the rushing of feet, the panting of men in fierce combat--and then, even as the whites turned to retreat up the stairway, a crowd of men surged up the stairs from below, headed by Baillo, the major-domo.
Dante mentions a similar stairway in canto XXII of the Paradiso, and intimates that the vision of it is disclosed only to true mystics.
As the swish of skirts marked the passage of the Van Kamps up the wide hall stairway, the other party swept into the room.
The bright light showed them glimpses of queer chairs standing about in odd corners and finally lighted up a broad stairway.
I should have instructed him to leave the room by the main stairway, if possible, and return to the marines.
Once we had to dismount, as the path led down a long, steep, rocky stairway of ancient origin.
And the last Nick Attwood saw of Gaston Carew was his wistful eyes hunting down the stairway after him, and his hand, with its torn fine laces, waving at him through the bars.
Some rightly toned burlap on the walls and ceiling,"--he pointed out,--"with floor covering and rugs in harmony; there"--rolling back the big door as he spoke--"your north light; some hangings and screens to hide the stairway to the loft, and the stable door; your entrance over here in the corner, nicely out of the way; and the window looking into the garden--it's great man, great!"
From here to Espiritu Pampa our trail followed an ancient stone stairway, about four feet in width and nearly a third of a mile long.
Then Carlen was sure it was some ill to Wilhelm, and with a loud cry she darted to the barn, and flew up the stairway leading to his room.
A flat shoulder of sandstone dominated the stairway from above.
In the state bed-room, a great room facing the north, he disclosed to us a secret stairway that opened behind a full-length portrait.
And she broke away from the detaining grasp he sought to fasten upon her, and dashed up the stairway, panting.
Their footsteps echoed hollowly as they clattered down the worn old stairway.
Hinpoha blew a second blast of the horn up the stairway, making a noise that would have waked the Seven Sleepers with ease, but there was no answer.
Boots and shoes went whirling through the air, and Mr. Fogg thought he even heard the crack of revolvers mingling in the din, the rout approached the stairway, and flowed over the lower step.