Certain it is, this was not the case with the redoubtable Brom Bones; and from the moment Ichabod Crane made his advances
, the interests of the former evidently declined: his horse was no longer seen tied to the palings on Sunday nights, and a deadly feud gradually arose between him and the preceptor of Sleepy Hollow.
It pays now to stop the mills and fight and crush the unions when the men strike, no longer for an advance
, but against a reduction.
When we approached these points a warrior would be sent far ahead with a powerful field glass, and if no great body of red Martian troops was in sight we would advance
as close as possible without chance of being seen and then camp until dark, when we would slowly approach the cultivated tract, and, locating one of the numerous, broad highways which cross these areas at regular intervals, creep silently and stealthily across to the arid lands upon the other side.
It seemed to advance
and to recede as the hail drove before it denser or thinner.
When we left school he made advances
to me; I did not rebuff them, for I was flattered, but we soon parted and quite naturally.
de Treville, who made some advances
on their pay; but these advances
could not go far with three Musketeers who were already much in arrears and a Guardsman who as yet had no pay at all.
It has been delightful to me to watch his advances
towards intimacy, especially to observe his altered manner in consequence of my repressing by the cool dignity of my deportment his insolent approach to direct familiarity.
Vertical black figures in twos and threes would advance
, stop, watch, and advance
again, spreading out as they did so in a thin irregular crescent that promised to enclose the pit in its attenuated horns.
The passageway sloped in a gentle descent, enlarging as they proceeded; still Franz and the count were compelled to advance
in a stooping posture, and were scarcely able to proceed abreast of one another.
When an invading force crosses a river in its onward march, do not advance
to meet it in mid-stream.
D'Artagnan, freely applying his spurs, was in advance
of Porthos two feet at the most; Musqueton followed two lengths behind; the guards were scattered according to the varying excellence of their respective mounts.
As Sinclair, who was in the advance
, was putting some branches aside, he was shot through the body.