But when, as in the case of Nicholas the Czar, the ringed
crown of geographical empire encircles an imperial brain; then, the plebeian herds crouch abased before the tremendous centralization.
But it so happened, that those boats, without seeing Pip, suddenly spying whales close to them on one side, turned, and gave chase; and Stubb's boat was now so far away, and he and all his crew so intent upon his fish, that Pip's ringed
horizon began to expand around him miserably.
Madame Defarge was a stout woman of about his own age, with a watchful eye that seldom seemed to look at anything, a large hand heavily ringed
, a steady face, strong features, and great composure of manner.
After them walked a great man, who wore a leopard skin on his shoulders, and was laughing, and with him were five or six ringed
councillors, and after them again came a company of warriors.
Yonder group Of scarlet peonies hath ringed
about A lordly fellow with ten witnesses Of his official rank.
Cheyne, and the other holding down the snatching, catching, ringed
the old man as a school of porpoises ring a steamer at full speed, and as they ringed
him they talked unconcernedly, for their speech began below the lowest end of the scale that untrained human beings can hear.
Even now in the stillness of death, the huge jaws seemed to be dripping with a bluish flame and the small, deep-set, cruel eyes were ringed
Above him, at the angle of the steep green bank of the terraced garden, was one of those small picturesque surprises common in the old landscape gardening; a kind of small round hill or dome of grass, like a giant mole-hill, ringed
and crowned with three concentric fences of roses, and having a sundial in the highest point in the centre.
The sorrel, turning the same big ringed
eye on him, nuzzled the palm of his hand in the same way; and one by one all the days between rose up and stood before him.
It had a rusty flint lock; it was ringed
and barred and plated with silver from end to end, but it was as desperately out of the perpendicular as are the billiard cues of '49 that one finds yet in service in the ancient mining camps of California.
I observed, however, that he was a "Keshla" or ringed
man; that is, he wore on his head the black ring, made of a species of gum polished with fat and worked up in the hair, which is usually assumed by Zulus on attaining a certain age or dignity.