On the contrary, the soldiers became aware that in front, behind, and on all sides, other Russian columns were moving
in the same direction.
Looking round me again, I saw that, quite near, what I had taken to be a reddish mass of rock was moving
slowly towards me.
In other words, instead of always moving
in the direction of one of your extremities, do you never feel a desire to move in the direction, so to speak, of your side?
"Supposing you'd asked God to do something," said Philip, "and really believed it was going to happen, like moving
a mountain, I mean, and you had faith, and it didn't happen, what would it mean?"
Hooja called to Juag to stop when he saw that our craft was moving
. He was much interested in the sail, and not a little awed, as I could tell by his shouted remarks and questions.
At a distance they could see the curious procession moving
toward the wharf--the lovers, shoulder to shoulder, creeping; the lady in black, gaining steadily upon them; old Monsieur Farival, losing ground inch by inch, and a young barefooted Spanish girl, with a red kerchief on her head and a basket on her arm, bringing up the rear.
One by one, however, the ships managed to dip below the crests of the outlying hills until only one barely moving
craft was in sight.
Swinging his scythe just as ever, and moving
his feet in their big, plaited shoes with firm, little steps, he climbed slowly up the steep place, and though his breeches hanging out below his smock, and his whole frame trembled with effort, he did not miss one blade of grass or one mushroom on his way, and kept making jokes with the peasants and Levin.
Just before it disappeared from sight its downward momentum appeared to abate suddenly, but it was still moving
rapidly at a steep angle when it finally disappeared from view behind the far hills.