Carr's daughters, nevertheless from time to time cast a paternal glance backwards
upon their escorts, who had each seized a handle of the two trunks, and were carrying them in couples at the young ladies' side.
yelled Daggoo, straining forwards and backwards
on his seat, like a pacing tiger in his cage.
You observe that in the ordinary swimming position of the Sperm Whale, the front of his head presents an almost wholly vertical plane to the water; you observe that the lower part of that front slopes considerably backwards
, so as to furnish more of a retreat for the long socket which receives the boom-like lower jaw; you observe that the mouth is entirely under the head, much in the same way, indeed, as though your own mouth were entirely under your chin.
When the first blast of smoke shot out through the bars of my helmet, all those people broke for the woods, and Sandy went over backwards
and struck the ground with a dull thud.
goes the second one, and he tumbles backwards
on to the ground, heavy and solid, with his arms spread out.
Why, look here - Shakespeare walked backwards
before that tailor from Tennessee, and scattered flowers for him to walk on, and Homer stood behind his chair and waited on him at the banquet.
And when the nigger was gone he got up and walked the floor, backwards
and forwards, mumbling and muttering to himself and plowing his hands through his hair.
She sometimes endeavoured for a few minutes to read; but the book was soon thrown aside, and she returned to the more interesting employment of walking backwards
and forwards across the room, pausing for a moment whenever she came to the window, in hopes of distinguishing the long-expected rap.
Then my sole relief was to walk along the corridor of the third storey, backwards
and forwards, safe in the silence and solitude of the spot, and allow my mind's eye to dwell on whatever bright visions rose before it--and, certainly, they were many and glowing; to let my heart be heaved by the exultant movement, which, while it swelled it in trouble, expanded it with life; and, best of all, to open my inward ear to a tale that was never ended--a tale my imagination created, and narrated continuously; quickened with all of incident, life, fire, feeling, that I desired and had not in my actual existence.
We have oftentimes the honour to entertain your gentlemen in their travelling backwards
and forwards betwixt London and Paris, sir.
The playground was a bare gravelled yard, open to all the back of the house and the offices; and I knew that the servants read it, and the butcher read it, and the baker read it; that everybody, in a word, who came backwards
and forwards to the house, of a morning when I was ordered to walk there, read that I was to be taken care of, for I bit, I recollect that I positively began to have a dread of myself, as a kind of wild boy who did bite.
and began dancing backwards
and forwards in a manner quite unparalleled within my limited experience.