exclaimed Jo, seizing
the book, and feeling that Washington was an immense way off.
A spectral-looking figure stalked from out of the darkness behind the scout, and seizing
a blazing brand, held it toward the further extremity of their place of retreat.
Before Christie opened the door her face underwent a rapid transformation: the gentle glow of a refined woman's welcome suddenly beamed in her interested eyes; the impulsive courtesy of an expectant hostess eagerly seizing
a long- looked-for opportunity broke in a smile upon her lips as she swept across the room, and stopped with her two white outstretched hands before Whiskey Dick.
cried the guest, eagerly seizing
the flower, which, by the spell peculiar to remembered odors, brought innumerable associations along with the fragrance that it exhaled.
It had already lasted a minute, and it lasted while I continued, seizing
my colleague, quite thrusting her at it and presenting her to it, to insist with my pointing hand.
But as for you, ye carrion rogues," turning to the three men in the rigging --"for you, I mean to mince ye up for the try-pots;" and, seizing
a rope, he applied it with all his might to the backs of the two traitors, till they yelled no more, but lifelessly hung their heads sideways, as the two crucified thieves are drawn.
Aye, aye, cried Queequeg, and seizing
the carpenter's heavy hatchet, he leaned out of a porthole, and steel to iron, began slashing at the largest fluke-chains.
Jurgis bore it until he could bear it no longer, and then he sprang at her, seizing
her by the shoulders and shaking her, shouting into her ear: "Stop it, I say
No, no," said little Ruth, darting up, and seizing
If the heavenly language never has been learned, quick as is the spiritual sense in seizing
the facts it needs, then the poor soul must use the words and phrases it has lived on and grown into day by day.
You utterly misinterpret my words," I said, at once seizing
his hand: "I have no intention to grieve or pain you--indeed, I have not.
Hindley hurried up from his paradise on the hearth, and seizing
one of us by the collar, and the other by the arm, hurled both into the back-kitchen; where, Joseph asseverated, "owd Nick would fetch us as sure as we were living: and, so comforted, we each sought a separate nook to await his advent.