Moving to and fro
with strained exertion, jabbering the while, they were, with their swaying bodies, black faces, and glowing eyes, like strange and ugly friends jigging heavily in the smoke.
Now in no one of the seven apartments was there any lamp or candelabrum, amid the profusion of golden ornaments that lay scattered to and fro
or depended from the roof.
Look how this ha growen an' growen, sir, bigger an' bigger, broader an' broader, harder an' harder, fro
year to year, fro
generation unto generation.
ON THE evening of New-Year's Day Grandfather was walking to and fro
across the carpet, listening to the rain which beat hard against the curtained windows.
The planks, which had not been swabbed since the mutiny, bore the print of many feet, and an empty bottle, broken by the neck, tumbled to and fro
like a live thing in the scuppers.
which I naturally assumed to be Women) interspersed with other Beings still smaller and of the nature of lustrous points -- all moving to and fro
in one and the same Straight Line, and, as nearly as I could judge, with the same velocity.
The nest swayed to and fro
, as they sat on the rim and cried.
Bowed to the earth with bitter woe Or laughing at some raree-show We flutter idly to and fro
One was the British consul at Suez, who, despite the prophecies of the English Government, and the unfavourable predictions of Stephenson, was in the habit of seeing, from his office window, English ships daily passing to and fro
on the great canal, by which the old roundabout route from England to India by the Cape of Good Hope was abridged by at least a half.
Sweet words falter to and fro
-- Though the great River rolls between.
A reader of words of wind-demons might have been able to see the portions of a dialogue pass to and fro
between the exhorter and his hearers.
On both these heads I unbosomed to Rankeillor the next morning, walking to and fro
about six of the clock before the house of Shaws, and with nothing in view but the fields and woods that had been my ancestors' and were now mine.