I have often been awakened at the dawn of day by the most heart-rending shrieks of an own aunt of mine, whom he used to tie up to a joist, and whip upon her naked
back till she was literally covered with blood.
He consented, and I immediately stripped myself stark naked
, and went down softly into the stream.
He shall live to run with the Pack and to hunt with the Pack; and in the end, look you, hunter of little naked
cubs--frog-eater-- fish-killer--he shall hunt thee
He sat up in bed and remained listening intently to try if he could make out what could be the cause of so great an uproar; not only, however, was he unable to discover what it was, but as countless drums and trumpets now helped to swell the din of the bells and shouts, he was more puzzled than ever, and filled with fear and terror; and getting up he put on a pair of slippers because of the dampness of the floor, and without throwing a dressing gown or anything of the kind over him he rushed out of the door of his room, just in time to see approaching along a corridor a band of more than twenty persons with lighted torches and naked
swords in their hands, all shouting out, "To arms, to arms, senor governor, to arms
I looked first at my lifeless clay there upon the floor of the cave and then down at myself in utter bewilderment; for there I lay clothed, and yet here I stood but naked
as at the minute of my birth.
For a time Jack was angry; but when he had been without the jacket for a short while he began to realize that being half- clothed is infinitely more uncomfortable than being entirely naked
Then does everything become more mysterious, the sky frowns with clouds, yellow leaves strew the paths at the edge of the naked
forest, and the forest itself turns black and blue--more especially at eventide when damp fog is spreading and the trees glimmer in the depths like giants, like formless, weird phantoms.
A vast extent of wilderness lay between them and the nearest settlement, while a scant mile above their heads was that black verge where the hills throw off their shaggy mantle of forest trees, and either robe themselves in clouds or tower naked
into the sky.
A vast extent of wilderness lay between them and the nearest settlement, while scant a mile above their heads was that black verge where the hills throw off their shaggy mantle of forest trees, and either robe themselves in clouds or tower naked
into the sky.
All his finery was gone; he was naked
as when he was born, with the exception of a scanty flap that answered the purpose of a fig leaf.
It was now the height of summer, and these naked
plains would be intolerable to the traveller were it not for the breezes which swept over them during the fervor of the day, bringing with them tempering airs from the distant mountains.
Uplifting my eyes from the page, they fell upon the naked
face of the bill, and upon an object -- upon some living monster of hideous conformation, which very rapidly made its way from the summit to the bottom, disappearing finally in the dense forest below.