From a window of an apartment house that upreared
its form from amid squat, ignorant stables, there leaned a curious woman.
Their long, massive necks upreared
raised their great, gaping mouths high above our heads.
So he stood waist-deep in the grass and looked regretfully across the rolling savannah and the soft-swelling foothills to the Lion's Head, a massive peak of rock that upreared
into the azure from the midmost centre of Guadalcanar, a landmark used for bearings by every coasting mariner, a mountain as yet untrod by the foot of a white man.
He saw his vision coming true, and on the big flat was upreared
anew his golden city of the snows.
The runner passed them a dozen feet away, crossed the wet sand, never parsing, till the froth wash was to his knees while above him, ten feet at least, upreared
a was of overtopping water.
, with distended nostrils and wild eyes, was pawing the air madly with her fore legs.
on her own knees in an agony of terror, clasping his knees and supplicating him to desist.
There would be a fleeting glimpse of the three men flinging water in frantic haste, when she would topple over and fall into the yawning valley, bow down and showing her full inside length to the stern upreared
almost directly above the bow.
The street in which it upreared
its venerable peaks has long ceased to be a fashionable quarter of the town; so that, though the old edifice was surrounded by habitations of modern date, they were mostly small, built entirely of wood, and typical of the most plodding uniformity of common life.
At last, on some occasion of our stopping, this thing slowly upreared
itself to the height of three feet six, and fixing its eyes on me, observed in piping accents, with a complaisant yawn, half quenched in an obliging air of friendly patronage, 'Well now, stranger, I guess you find this a'most like an English arternoon, hey?