At night (the season for which the apartment was especially designed) it was illuminated principally by a large chandelier, depending by a chain
from the centre of the sky-light, and lowered, or elevated, by means of a counter-balance as usual; but (in order not to look unsightly) this latter passed outside the cupola and over the roof.
The action of the water had so rusted the chain
, that it was impossible for me to unfasten it from the hasp which attached it to the case.
So brief was the interval between the opening of my eyes and the fall of the chain
that I could not check it, though it that minute interval I recognized the face so close to mine as that of my son, Carthoris.
His search not being rewarded with immediate success, he decided to return to the pit where his rykor lay chained
and look to its wants.
`I wear the chain
I forged in life,' replied the Ghost.
He was bound differently from the rest, for he had to his leg a chain
so long that it was wound all round his body, and two rings on his neck, one attached to the chain
, the other to what they call a "keep-friend" or "friend's foot," from which hung two irons reaching to his waist with two manacles fixed to them in which his hands were secured by a big padlock, so that he could neither raise his hands to his mouth nor lower his head to his hands.
At first it had appeared to them solitary and detached; but as they advanced towards it, it proved to be the principal summit of a chain
The bird flew down and took the gold chain
in his right claw, and then he alighted again in front of the goldsmith and sang:
At the word "Go!", simultaneously, the chain
on his collar jerked him up and back in the air, the rope on his hindquarters jerked that portion of him under, forward, and up, and the still short stick in Collins's hand hit him under the lower jaw.
"Why, you just said a body could lift up the bed- stead and slip the chain
There was a case which, when the cover was lifted, disclosed a long chain
of delicate pink coral beads,--a chain
ending in a cross made of coral rosebuds.
Directly ahead of me in the chain
gang was a young woman.