The count moved in his affairs as in a huge net, trying not to believe that he was entangled but becoming more and more so at every step, and feeling too feeble to break the meshes
or to set to work carefully and patiently to disentangle them.
Finally by dint of his mighty strength, Norman of Torn drove his blade through the meshes
of his adversary's mail, and the fellow with a cry of anguish sank limply to the ground.
Opposite to him was a Peer who was even then engaged in threading the meshes
of the Bankruptcy Court, what did they care for that?
They would probably try to draw you a little way into its meshes
He managed by a skillful handling of his net to retain all the large fish and to draw them to the shore; but he could not prevent the smaller fish from falling back through the meshes
of the net into the sea.
They'd all escaped through the meshes
Near by lay a shotgun and a game bag through the meshes
of which was seen the plumage of shot birds.
A net, composed of very fine meshes
, hung between two enormous tulip-trees, and in the midst of this snare, with its wings entangled, was a poor little bird, uttering pitiful cries, while it vainly struggled to escape.
Caught in its tangled meshes
, he could see no other way to play it than the way all men played it.
A dark conspiracy was on foot in the midst of us; and our beloved and innocent friend had been entangled in its meshes
The old sword-bearer's face, the worn-out and mournful face so covered with wrinkles that it seemed to look out through the meshes
of a fine dark net, could be seen close above his shoulders.