In the first place, the enormous cutting tackles, among other ponderous things comprising a cluster of blocks generally painted green, and which no single man can possibly lift --this vast bunch of grapes was swayed
up to the main-top and firmly lashed to the lower mast-head, the strongest point anywhere above a ship's deck.
Hunt; but there were other considerations, which more strongly swayed
The plants formed rows on both sides of the road and from each plant rose a dozen or more of the big broad leaves, which swayed continually from side to side, although no wind was blowing.
Swiftly it enveloped her in its embrace, covering her completely in its thick folds, and then it swayed back upon its stem.
I remember how my head swayed
with the seas, and the horizon with the sail above it danced up and down; but I also remember as distinctly that I had a persuasion that I was dead, and that I thought what a jest it was that they should come too late by such a little to catch me in my body.
I cannot regret that I enjoyed him so keenly as I did; it was in a way a generous delight, and though he swayed
me helplessly whatever way he thought, I do not think yet that he swayed
me in any very wrong way.
The crowd swayed a little, and I elbowed my way through.
A lank tentacular appendage gripped the edge of the cylinder, another swayed in the air.
Without volition I leaned toward her, as a tree is swayed
by the wind.
Presently I noted that the sun belt swayed
up and down, from solstice to solstice, in a minute or less, and that consequently my pace was over a year a minute; and minute by minute the white snow flashed across the world, and vanished, and was followed by the bright, brief green of spring.
The canoes appeared very black on the white hiss of water; turbaned heads swayed back and forth; a multitude of arms in crimson and yellow rose and fell with one movement; the spearmen upright in the bows of canoes had variegated sarongs and gleaming shoulders like bronze statues; the muttered strophes of the paddlers' song ended periodically in a plaintive shout.
Smoky red flames swayed on high poles, and the fiery blaze flickered over faces, clung to the smooth trunks of palm-trees, kindled bright sparks on the rims of metal dishes standing on fine floor-mats.