At the same time, when the words which enter into opposed statements are contraries, these, more than any other set of opposites
, would seem to claim this characteristic.
The street door opposite
opened for the first time, and a woman appeared on the threshold.
The knights, entering at either end of the lists in long procession, arranged themselves in a double file, precisely opposite
to each other, the leader of each party being in the centre of the foremost rank, a post which he did not occupy until each had carefully marshalled the ranks of his party, and stationed every one in his place.
He struck the edge of the door of the opposite
terminus of the rocky tunnel with his knees, slipped backward, clutched desperately for a moment, and at last hung half within and half without the opening; but he was safe.
Presently the entire company filed on across the clearing and disappeared in the jungle upon the opposite
The fellows in their filthy parliaments who learn to speak also learn to be silent--silent as that spy cowering in the house opposite
! Silent as he is when I beat on his bedroom door!
I am extremely glad to hear of thy good fortune: sit down, old friend, and tell me a little how it has gone with thee, and what thou hast seen at our opposite
neighbor's there--in the warm lands."
Wyeth looked in the direction they pointed, but descried nothing but two bald eagles, perched on a low dry branch beyond the thickets, and seeming, from the rapid motion of the boat, to be moving swiftly in an opposite
A momentary expression of astonishment, not unmixed with some confusion, appeared in the face of Sir Mulberry as he read the name; but he subdued it in an instant, and tossing the card to Lord Verisopht, who sat opposite
, drew a toothpick from a glass before him, and very leisurely applied it to his mouth.
Another narrow passage led through this wall, and at its end Tarzan and his warriors found themselves in a broad avenue, on the opposite
side of which crumbling edifices of hewn granite loomed dark and forbidding.
Crayford while they were engaged in one of the figures of the dance which brought them within hearing of the opposite