he now took was, at this point, so extremely winding that, for the most part, it received no benefit from the flares at either corner, so that he was forced practically to grope his way in the dense shadows of the arcade.
Their first impulse was, to clamber along the roofs of the houses, and, knocking at some garret window for admission, pass down that way into the street
, and so escape.
His room was an attic and as he thrust his head out, up and down the street
there were a dozen echoes to the noise of his window sash, and heads in every kind of night disarray appeared.
I do not love to hear of mobs and broils in the street
They confronted the soldiers, not wholly without arms, and ready to convert the very stones of the street
into deadly weapons.
Up Pine street
, from the railroad yards, was coming a rush of railroad police and Pinkertons, firing as they ran.
Whether it divined that it was being driven toward the lake, or whether it was merely a blind squirm of the monster, I do not know; but at any rate the mob took a cross street
to the west, turned down the next street
, and came back upon its track, heading south toward the great ghetto.
The narrow streets
swarmed like a hive with men and women in strange Oriental costumes, and our small donkeys knocked them right and left as we plowed through them, urged on by the merciless donkey-boys.
cars and railways had ceased; the telephone service was out of gear and only worked intermittently.
He invaded the turmoil and tumble of the down-town streets
and learned to breathe maledictory defiance at the police who occasionally used to climb up, drag him from his perch and beat him.
The dead have not that look--it partly restored me, and turning my head backward, I saw the smooth white expanse of sidewalk, unbroken from street
was small and what is called quiet, but it drove a thriving trade on the weekdays.