And it is like a woman stooping down and creeping about behind that pattern.
It is the same woman, I know, for she is always creeping, and most women do not creep by daylight.
I see her on that long road under the trees, creeping along, and when a carriage comes she hides under the blackberry vines.
But on this night Saxon did not win to sleep quickly; the little creeping
mother came and went; and in the intervals the face of Billy, with the cloud-drifted, sullen, handsome eyes, burned against her eyelids.
The circling of the stars, growing slower and slower, had given place to creeping points of light.
I moved on a hundred years, and there was the same red sun--a little larger, a little duller--the same dying sea, the same chill air, and the same crowd of earthy crustacea creeping in and out among the green weed and the red rocks.
For a minute perhaps I stared aghast at this blackness that was creeping over the day, and then I realized that an eclipse was beginning.
Now a dozen warriors were sent creeping
ahead to reconnoiter.
Then I heard the slow, deliberate sound creeping
towards me again.
And now, as the two stood frozen in terror, I saw the author of that fearsome sound creeping
stealthily into view.
Has he not been creeping
up that stalk these three days?
Suddenly the door opened, and a woman as old as the hills, who supported herself on crutches, came creeping