He went to his open window, looking out over the frozen pond and the moonlit
statue in the middle of their circle of darkling woods, and listened again.
The first time the moonlit
clouds were white and dense, and the shadow of the balloon ran athwart them like a dog that followed; afterwards they seemed thinner.
They both looked out of the window, first up at the hard silver moon, stationary among a hurry of little grey-blue clouds, and then down upon the roofs of London, with all their upright chimneys, and then below them at the empty moonlit
pavement of the street, upon which the joint of each paving-stone was clearly marked out.
Long since he had become assured that the tunnel led beneath the cliffs to the opposite side of the barrier, and he had hoped that he might reach the moonlit
open before being compelled to grapple with either of the monsters.
In a little moonlit
glade, a mile or so from the camp of the raiders, her rescuer halted and dropped her to the ground.
Alone and in silence the two beasts sped across the moonlit
All that night she hurtled through the dark beneath the clouds, or rose to race through the moonlit
void beneath the glory of Barsoom's two satellites.
Then she looked away across the weird moonlit
landscape and sighed.
The man shifted her now to give himself freer use of his right arm, for the savages were pressing more closely upon Twelve and Three, and the change made it impossible for the girl to see his face even in the more frequent moonlit
The frowning walls towered high against the moonlit
sky beyond, and where a portion of the roof had fallen in, the cold moon, shining through the narrow unglazed windows, gave to the mighty pile the likeness of a huge, many eyed ogre crouching upon the flank of a deserted world, for nowhere was there other sign of habitation.
Gilbert again made the mistake of saying something sentimental to her as they ate their supper on the moonlit
verandah; and Anne, to punish him, was gracious to Charlie Sloane and allowed the latter to walk home with her.
He stretched himself and yawned, cast one more glance across the moonlit
plain, and then stood suddenly still, stiffened into an attitude of breathless interest.