"What about the black line
?" cried the American, triumphantly pushing back a wisp of hair which nearly fell in his soup.
I turned to take the road back, and stopped, struck by the tranquil beauty of the last faint light in the western sky, shining behind the black line
formed by the parapet of the bridge.
She looked down, noticing the black line
of his leg moving in and out so close to her against the yellow shimmer of her gown.
You look at a spot in the sea and you see nothing - a gleam of blue, a fleck of white foam, one day; a gleam of green with a black line
, another; and a grey little sob, the next, perhaps.
I'll give them work to do, and I'll make them so full of the very joy of doing it that they won't have TIME to look at their neighbors' woodboxes!" And he picked up his sermon notes, tore straight through the sheets, and cast them from him, so that on one side of his chair lay "But woe unto you," and on the other, "scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!" while across the smooth white paper before him his pencil fairly flew--after first drawing one black line
through Matthew twenty-third; 13--14 and 23."
D'Artagnan recognized the king; he saw him fix his melancholy look upon the immense extent of the waters, and absorb upon his pale countenance the red rays of the sun already cut by the black line
of the horizon.
Gradually their eyes, growing accustomed to the dim and changing light, could pierce the black line
above the grey where the sea came stealing up the sandy places with low murmurs, throwing with every wave longer arms into the land.
One day when he was about twelve he found a number of lead pencils in a hitherto undiscovered drawer beneath the table, and in scratching upon the table top with one of them he was delighted to discover the black line
it left behind it.
But Athos was standing with his eyes fixed on a black line
which bordered the banks of the Tyne and seemed to extend double the length of the camp.
But our escape was not to be encompassed with such ease, for scarcely had we gotten under way once more in the direction of the entrance to Omean than we saw far to the north a great black line
topping the horizon.
He draws, for instance, a black line
of an inch in length: this, which in itself is a particular line, is nevertheless with regard to its signification general, since, as it is there used, it represents all particular lines whatsoever; so that what is demonstrated of it is demonstrated of all lines, or, in other words, of a line in general.
To my left the view is cut off by a black line
of roof of the old house next to the abbey.