having been widened about forty years ago, the front gable was now precisely on a line with it.
A portion of his facts, by-the-by, did me good service in the preparation of the article entitled "MAIN STREET
," included in the present volume.
A hotel would require pay in advance --I must walk the street
all night, and perhaps be arrested as a suspicious character.
Saint Antoine wrote his crimes on flaring sheets of paper, seized him--would have torn him out of the breast of an army to bear Foulon company--set his head and heart on pikes, and carried the three spoils of the day, in Wolf-procession through the streets
Fix smiled at this remark; and, in order to be able to see without being jostled about, the party took up a position on the top of a flight of steps situated at the upper end of Montgomery Street
People were com- ing out of the side streets
, and standing in groups at the corners talking.
And the mercenary soldiers, waiting but the word to deluge the street
with blood, showed the only means by which obedience could be secured.
So he dropped his head, began to count the paving-stones, and to follow the young girl at a little greater distance, when, at the turn of a street
, which had caused him to lose sight of her, he heard her utter a piercing cry.
The soldier went to sleep, but the others crowded round the big window in their pyjamas and night-shirts and, throwing remains of their sandwiches at the women who passed in the street
below, shouted to them facetious remarks.
To the normal high-strung energy of New York streets
was added a touch of war-fever.
Through the streets
soldiers in various uniforms walked or ran confusedly in different directions like ants from a ruined ant-hill.
The ape-man grinned and crossed quickly to the opposite side of the street
, for his delicate senses indicated that at this point the breeze stirring through the city streets
and deflected by the opposite wall would now blow from the lion toward him as the beast passed, whereas if he remained upon the side of the street
upon which he had been walking when he discovered the carnivore, his scent would have been borne to the nostrils of the animal, and Tarzan was sufficiently jungle-wise to realize that while he might deceive the eyes of man and beast he could not so easily disguise from the nostrils of one of the great cats that he was a creature of a different species from the inhabitants of the city, the only human beings, possibly, that Numa was familiar with.