This is then divided into separate parcels, which, after being made up into stout packages, enveloped in successive folds of leaves, and bound round with thongs of bark, are stored away in large receptacles hollowed
in the earth, from whence they are drawn as occasion may require.
For I have heard That by the simple fingering of a string, Or delicate breath breathed along hollowed
reeds, Or blown into cold mouths of cunning bronze, Those who are curious in this art can draw Poor souls from prison-houses.
These people subsisted chiefly by fishing; having canoes of a rude construction, being merely the trunks of pine trees split and hollowed
out by fire.
Now I'll learn you something Long Jack can't," shouted Tom Platt, as from a locker by the stern he produced a battered deep-sea lead hollowed
at one end, smeared the hollow from a saucer full of mutton tallow, and went forward.
He said no word in either praise or disparagement, but in the centre of the Grove, where, hidden amongst ancient oak stumps, was a block of granite slightly hollowed
on the top, he bent low and placed his forehead on the ground.
It was a labyrinth of an old house, with corridors, passages, narrow winding staircases, and little low doors, the thresholds of which were hollowed
out by the generations who had crossed them.
They were all on the one stratum, hollowed
out of some soft rock which lay between the volcanic basalt forming the ruddy cliffs above them, and the hard granite which formed their base.
Jo crosses and comes halting and shuffling up, slowly scooping the knuckles of his right hand round and round in the hollowed
palm of his left, kneading dirt with a natural pestle and mortar.
If he should lead Matai Shang to that hollowed
spot, then, too, should he lead John Carter, Prince of Helium.
And there the old clergyman was planted on the moorside, and watching us intently from under his hollowed
At one place, where a jutting crag was hollowed
out into a great chamber whose furniture was huge cannon and whose windows were portholes, a glimpse was caught of a hill not far away, and a soldier said:
He was received by the whole troop of his majesty's wives, to the harmonious accords of the "upatu," a sort of cymbal made of the bottom of a copper kettle, and to the uproar of the "kilindo," a drum five feet high, hollowed
out from the trunk of a tree, and hammered by the ponderous, horny fists of two jet-black virtuosi.