His home was henceforth the post at Long
's Peak; his horizon, the mirror of that immense reflector.
all but sprang upon him, his hands clenched, one arm just starting back for the punch while at the same instant shoulders and chest were coming forward.
But the principal attraction was the exhibition of the Long
Noses, a show to which Europe is as yet a stranger.
The uprising movement has been interrupted by at least eight long
periods of rest, during which the sea ate, deeply back into the land, forming at successive levels the long
lines of cliffs, or escarpments, which separate the different plains as they rise like steps one behind the other.
After that there seemed nothing different for a long
time--or at least it seemed a long
time to her.
With tender tears the Spirits laid the little form to rest upon its bed of flowers, and, singing mournful songs, as if to make its sleep more calm and deep, watched long
and lovingly above it, till the storm had died away, and all was still again.
she hung there she never knew, but finally a little strength returned to her, and presently she realized that it was a pendant creeper hanging low from a jungle tree upon the bank that had saved her from the river's rapacious maw.
A proud and happy man was the knight, and many a time he turned in his saddle to look at the long
column of bowmen who swung swiftly along behind him.
Its legs were quite as long
as the tiger had said, and its body covered with coarse black hair.
For a long
time he had been going about feeling very humble and prayerful.
But, to all these shadowy beings, so long
our near acquaintances -- as well Roger Chillingworth as his companions we would fain be merciful.
Then I came to a long
thicket of these oaklike trees-- live, or evergreen, oaks, I heard afterwards they should be called--which grew low along the sand like brambles, the boughs curiously twisted, the foliage compact, like thatch.