All morning Sir Nigel rode in a very ill-humor, with his Company tramping behind
"Let us have a look at what lies behind
those ruined walls."
At eight in the evening they left the lake behind
and entered the mouth of the Lewes River.
As the pursued and the pursuer raced madly toward the distant forest the battle behind
them raged with bloody savageness.
After a short time it became apparent that the African was trying to find out what was behind
the heavy door.
As soon as the girl was assured of this, she came from behind
never mind, Brother, thy tail hangs down behind
! This is the way of the Monkey-kind.
This time I was pitted against men--the spear told me that all too plainly--but so long as they didn't take me unawares or from behind
I had little fear of them.
Its enormous bulk rendered it too slow upon its feet to cope with the agility of my young muscles, and so I was enabled to dodge out of its way and run completely behind
it before its slow wits could direct it in pursuit.
In this way, he was constantly watched by Moncharmin from behind
and himself kept an eye on any one approaching from the front.
Down they went toward the pits beneath the structure, and at a safe distance behind
I followed the flicker of their torch.
With the flat of my sword I struck down his polluting hand; and grasping Dejah Thoris round the waist, I swung her behind
me as, with my back against the draperies of the dais, I faced the tyrant of the north and his roomful of noble warriors.