Then they made their way through the front rows of stalls and looked at Box Five on the grand tier, They could not see it well, because it was half in darkness and because great covers were flung over the red velvet of the ledges
of all the boxes.
At length they came to the ledge
of rock, and on examining its surface by the aid of the lantern, Wolfert recognized the three mystic crosses.
I let myself down to the ledge
, and found that it was impossible to retain a seat upon it except in one particular position.
He placed it above the mantelpiece, it clattered on the ledge
as his poor hands dropped it, and he staggered towards the bottom of the table, falling into Mildred's chair.
The limb upon which I found myself ascended at a slight angle toward the cliff, and as I followed it I found that it terminated a few feet above a narrow ledge
which protruded from the cliff's face at the entrance to a narrow cave.
The black was standing upon the ledge
beside his boat, looking up the river, as though he were awaiting one whom he expected from that direction.
We were approaching the famed Pillars of Hercules, and already the African one, "Ape's Hill," a grand old mountain with summit streaked with granite ledges
, was in sight.
For an instant I thought that it was an accident, but a moment later, looking up, I saw a man's head against the darkening sky, and another stone struck the very ledge
upon which I was stretched, within a foot of my head.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge
of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
We have gone through several rounds of purgatory since you left, and I have lately got on to a worse ledge
of it than ever.
Standing on the ledge
he could see trees far away, which were doubtless the Kensington Gardens, and the moment he saw them he entirely forgot that he was now a little boy in a nightgown, and away he flew, right over the houses to the Gardens.
Unmolested I reached the top of the canyon where I found a sheer drop of two or three hundred feet to the bottom of a rocky chasm; but on the left a narrow ledge
rounded the shoulder of the overhanging cliff.