Now all the place was filled with groans and choking howls, as the wolves rolled over and over beneath
him who sat above, and in the blood-red light of the dying sun the sight and sounds were so horrid that I trembled like a child.
Rolling it over he sought beneath
it for the money.
Morrel, who, forthwith conducting her up the flight of wooden steps leading to the chamber in which the feast was prepared, was gayly followed by the guests, beneath
whose heavy tread the slight structure creaked and groaned for the space of several minutes.
So take this gift of mine, and when you meet his chilly winds, fold it about you, and sit warm beneath
its shelter, till you come to sunlight again.
The girl was hardly out of sight when two men turned aside beneath
the maple shade.
There he was, over the shoulders of the crowd, from the two glittering epaulets and embroidered collar upward, beneath
the arch of green boughs with intertwined laurel, and the banner drooping as if to shade his brow
and with this he ducked beneath
the foliage, and slipping down the trunk, stood in a moment at least fifty feet beneath
me, upon the broad shelf of rock from which sprung the tree he had descended.
the trees we saw feeding many herds of plant men.
For six long Martian months I had haunted the vicinity of the hateful Temple of the Sun, within whose slow-revolving shaft, far beneath
the surface of Mars, my princess lay entombed--but whether alive or dead I knew not.
When, still a little fellow, he had dragged himself tortuously and by jerks beneath
the shadows of its vaults, he seemed, with his human face and his bestial limbs, the natural reptile of that humid and sombre pavement, upon which the shadow of the Romanesque capitals cast so many strange forms.
After a little search he located the clean-picked bones of his late adversary, and close by, partly buried beneath
the fallen leaves, he found the knife, now red with rust from its exposure to the dampness of the ground and from the dried blood of the gorilla.
The rocks split like planks of deal beneath