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Michael, aware of the excitement overside but unable to see because of the rail, leaped on top of the cabin and at sight of the monster barked defiantly.
The blow smote the rail just for'ard of the fore-shrouds, splintering a gap through it as if it were no more than a cigar-box and cracking the covering board.
Where land was cheap the rail ran along the ground, where it was dear the rail lifted up on iron standards and passed overhead; its swift, convenient cars went everywhere and did everything that had once been done along made tracks upon the ground.
A court attendant beat with his palm upon the rail.
Thorndike was still smiling when young Andrews leaned over the rail.
Jerry had just remembered his grief and was starting a rush across the deck to the rail to gaze at Meringe growing smaller every second in the distance, when a gust of the South-east Trade smote the sails and pressed the Arangi down.
But the face of the first man to cross the rail undeceived him with a shock that was not at all unpleasurable--it was the face of Astok, Prince of Dusar.
When I came to, Saxtorph was sitting helplessly on the rail, waiting to ask me what he should do.
But there was no eager rush to the rail preparatory to leaping.
I leaned despairingly over the rail, watching the trim little schooner swiftly increasing the bleak sweep of ocean between us.
The train, jerking at regular intervals at the junctions of the rails, rolled by the platform, past a stone wall, a signal-box, past other trains; the wheels, moving more smoothly and evenly, resounded with a slight clang on the rails.
exclaimed the indignant official, spiking a loose tie across the rails.