The Miller pressed furiously forward, dealing blows with either end of his weapon alternately
, and striving to come to half-staff distance, while Gurth defended himself against the attack, keeping his hands about a yard asunder, and covering himself by shifting his weapon with great celerity, so as to protect his head and body.
Even the Duchess sneezed occasionally; and as for the baby, it was sneezing and howling alternately
without a moment's pause.
All that day and the next night I swam and floated alternately
, making as well as I could for the land which was nearest to me.
And in Sweden the parties were alternately
bought by France and England in so barefaced and notorious a manner that it excited universal disgust in the nation, and was a principal cause that the most limited monarch in Europe, in a single day, without tumult, violence, or opposition, became one of the most absolute and uncontrolled.
No part of the arrangement, according to some, is more inadmissible than the trial of impeachments by the Senate, which is alternately
a member both of the legislative and executive departments, when this power so evidently belonged to the judiciary department.
To these questions and several others which the two friends alternately
addressed to her, she answered only with guttural sounds that seemed more like the growl of an animal than the voice of a human being.
For eight hundred years, he told me, he had watched these pumps which are used alternately
a day each at a stretch, or a little over twenty-four and one-half Earth hours.
Then came a clang of broken glass; night fell upon them; sounds alternately
dull and ringing announced the bounding of the lantern down the bank, and its occasional collision with the trees.
We took also a large number of giltheads, about one and a half inches long, tasting like dorys; and flying fire-fish like submarine swallows, which, in dark nights, light alternately
the air and water with their phosphorescent light.
I appealed to one and another of the three men,-- first to the grey-haired man to let me land, and then to the drunken captain to keep me aboard.
said Dantes, turning pale, and looking alternately
at the hollow cheeks of the old man and the empty cupboards.
But, at this moment, a dog scenting along the ground, came in beneath the maple-trees, and gazed alternately
at each of these wicked men, and then at the quiet sleeper.