A few last words and tears, a few simple adieus and blessings, and clasping her wondering and affrighted child in her arms, she glided
And it certainly DID seem a little provoking ('almost as if it happened on purpose,' she thought) that, though she managed to pick plenty of beautiful rushes as the boat glided
by, there was always a more lovely one that she couldn't reach.
For one instant the skiff was drawn through the water, but in the next the canoe glided
before it, and Natty, bending low, passed his knife across the throat of the animal, whose blood followed the wound, dyeing the waters.
But at last Stephen, who had been rowing more and more idly, ceased to row, laid down the oars, folded his arms, and looked down on the water as if watching the pace at which the boat glided without his help.
They glided along in this way, both resting in that silence as in a haven, both dreading lest their feelings should be divided again,--till they became aware that the clouds had gathered, and that the slightest perceptible freshening of the breeze was growing and growing, so that the whole character of the day was altered.
But without panicking Robert, a hospital radiographer, skilfully turned the struggling PA-25 Pawnee aircraft around and expertly glided