And at midnight we see the theatre break up and discharge its swarm of hilarious youth and beauty; we hear the cries of the hackman-gondoliers, and behold the struggling crowd jump
aboard, and the black multitude of boats go skimming down the moonlit avenues; we see them separate here and there, and disappear up divergent streets; we hear the faint sounds of laughter and of shouted farewells floating up out of the distance; and then, the strange pageant being gone, we have lonely stretches of glittering water --of stately buildings--of blotting shadows--of weird stone faces creeping into the moonlight--of deserted bridges--of motionless boats at anchor.
Though Peter still remembers Maimie he is become as gay as ever, and often in sheer happiness he jumps
off his goat and lies kicking merrily on the grass.
There are jumps
, for one thing," Somerfield continued,--"pretty stiff affairs, too.
Down here they call such escapes, 'pier-head jumps
Not with the smouldering, smothering, choking hysteria that still worked in the fox-terriers did he listen, nor with quivering of muscles and jumps
of over-wrought nerves, but coolly, composedly, as if no battle royal had just taken place and no rips of teeth and kicks of feet still burned and ached his body.
The substance was, Never jump
from a boat, Pip, except --but all the rest was indefinite, as the soundest advice ever is.
I measured the ground which this ass traversed, and arrived at the conclusion that what he had accomplished inside of twenty minutes would constitute some such job as this--relatively speaking--for a man; to wit: to strap two eight-hundred-pound horses together, carry them eighteen hundred feet, mainly over (not around) boulders averaging six feet high, and in the course of the journey climb up and jump
from the top of one precipice like Niagara, and three steeples, each a hundred and twenty feet high; and then put the horses down, in an exposed place, without anybody to watch them, and go off to indulge in some other idiotic miracle for vanity's sake.
He had lifted his head and whinnied softly the moment he saw Dickon and he had trotted up to him and put his head across his shoulder and then Dickon had talked into his ear and Jump
had talked back in odd little whinnies and puffs and snorts.
contain, under the heading of Skins To Jump
Into, a list of individuals retired from this mortal scene, with whose names, families, and circumstances I am well acquainted.
He gave them a little whip, saying, 'Whip and slash with this, and as much money as you want will jump
up before you.
there was a profound silence in the room when the duke again addressed them -- "do you not remember that the Duc de Guise taught all the dogs in Paris to jump
for Mademoiselle de Pons, whom he styled `the fairest of the fair?
Therefore, if we cannot jump
over it, we must stop where we are.