In stories of ghosts and murderers they scamper
through the echoing rooms, and the gnawing of their teeth is heard behind the wainscot, and their gleaming eyes peer through the holes in the worm-eaten tapestry, and they scream in shrill, unearthly notes in the dead of night, while the moaning wind sweeps, sobbing, round the ruined turret towers, and passes wailing like a woman through the chambers bare and tenantless.
CHILD'S PLAY: Brain (Hayes), Igor (Cusack) and Scamper
According to its Web site, 23,000 runners of all levels, ages and nationalities will scamper
from Universal City to downtown for today's event.
But my experience is that architects are so attached to their magna opera that they dwell unnecessarily on each one rather than providing a brisk scamper
through the collection.
A recently released study by the nonprofit Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) finds that while foreign rivals scamper
to meet European Union CO2 emission reduction targets, American companies such as ChevronTexaco, ExxonMobil, General Electric and Xcel Energy continue to ignore the threat of global warming.
So Hassan stayed fairly still in the glass box, letting her leggy companions scamper
all over her body.