For a few minutes he lay there chattering and laughing, and then, with an awful scream, and before any of his companions could prevent, he staggered
to his feet and leaped overboard.
This idea, growing, appeared to give him strength--a new and revivifying purpose--so that for a time he no longer staggered
; but went forward steadily with head erect.
Maximilian tried to speak, but he could articulate nothing; he staggered
, and supported himself against the wainscot.
forward, reeled, and fell across Werper in a swoon.
They all staggered along, Gerald still clutching the dressing-case, and supported on the other side by an excited and somewhat incoherent villager.
They staggered along down the lane, climbing once over a tree which lay across the lane and far into the adjoining field.
It yielded so suddenly at last, that he staggered
back upon me, and I staggered
back upon the opposite door, and we both laughed.
At last I could go no further; I was exhausted with the violence of my emotion and of my flight, and I staggered
and fell by the wayside.
For once in her life Miss Cornelia was undeniably staggered
Barnaby was beside him when he staggered
to his feet.
Look at the sailor, called the mincer, who now comes along, and assisted by two allies, heavily backs the grandissimus, as the mariners call it, and with bowed shoulders, staggers
off with it as if he were a grenadier carrying a dead comrade from the field.
Then came pealing through the air a bugle-call that froze my blood - "IT IS I, SOLDIER - COME!" I turned; Cathy was flying down through the massed people; she cleared the parapet at a bound, and sped towards that riderless horse, who staggered
forward towards the remembered sound; but his strength failed, and he fell at her feet, she lavishing kisses upon him and sobbing, the house rising with one impulse, and white with horror!