He sat; and in th' assembly next upstood NISROC, of Principalities the prime; As one he stood escap't from cruel fight, Sore toild, his riv'n Armes to havoc hewn, And cloudie in aspect thus answering spake.
Forthwith from Councel to the work they flew, None arguing stood, innumerable hands Were ready, in a moment up they turnd Wide the Celestial soile, and saw beneath Th' originals of Nature in thir crude Conception; Sulphurous and Nitrous Foame They found, they mingl'd, and with suttle Art, Concocted and adusted they reduc'd To blackest grain, and into store conveyd: Part hidd'n veins diggd up (nor hath this Earth Entrails unlike) of Mineral and Stone, Whereof to found thir Engins and thir Balls Of missive ruin; part incentive reed Provide, pernicious with one touch to fire.
All the time that he gazed upward to the zenith, he was, nevertheless, perfectly aware that little Pearl was hinting her finger towards old Roger Chillingworth, who stood
at no great distance from the scaffold.
cranky!" sounded from all the furniture; there was so much of it, that each article stood
in the other's way, to get a look at the little boy.
So we stood
on one side, and a second party of the Isanusi women began their rites.
Then the Sheriff stepped down from the raised seat and came to where the archers stood
, while all doffed their caps that saw him coming.
arrested by the sudden stir of battle, near us and yet invisible to us.
Had he stood
in peril of a less horrible sentence--had there been a chance of any one of its savage details being spared--by just so much would he have lost in his fascination.
That purpose I hold to have justified any ingratitude that I may seem now to have displayed towards the man who had undoubtedly stood
between death and me.
On the sidewalk at the side of Winney's Dry Goods Store where there was a high board fence covered with circus pictures, he stopped whistling and stood
perfectly still in the darkness, attentive, listening as though for a voice calling his name.
by all the time I was eating, stroking me and talking to the man.
What was Oliver's horror and alarm as he stood
a few paces off, looking on with his eyelids as wide open as they would possibly go, to see the Dodger plunge his hand into the old gentleman's pocket, and draw from thence a handkerchief!