They had now ascended
to a great height above the level of the plains, yet they beheld huge crags of granite piled one upon another, and beetling like battlements far above them.
The road by which Maple White had ascended
was no longer available.
The limb upon which I found myself ascended
at a slight angle toward the cliff, and as I followed it I found that it terminated a few feet above a narrow ledge which protruded from the cliff's face at the entrance to a narrow cave.
He then remounted his feet, ascended
to the pulpit, and resumed his discourse, making no allusion to the incident.
And of all the many terrors which they had endured, he said that there was none like the terror which each of them felt at that moment, lest they should hear the voice; and when there was silence, one by one they ascended
with exceeding joy.
Such was the noise which now burst from one of the rooms below; and soon the thunder, which long had rattled at a distance, began to approach nearer and nearer, till, having ascended
by degrees upstairs, it at last entered the apartment where the ladies were.
So when Zarathustra thus ascended
the mountain, he thought on the way of his many solitary wanderings from youth onwards, and how many mountains and ridges and summits he had already climbed.
We crossed the ice, therefore, and ascended
the opposite rock.