the noise of the third brigade, which continued to advance, the imprecations of the guards still left alive, the muffled groans of the dying, Aramis and Porthos glided unseen along the granite walls of the cavern.
The dancing spectacle thus came to an end amidst
the laughter and ridicule of the audience.
all these calamities our provisions failed us; we had little hopes of a supply, for we found neither villages, houses, nor any trace of a human creature; and had miserably perished by thirst and hunger had we not met with some fishermen's boats, who exchanged their fish for tobacco.
"Yes, (exclaimed I) amidst
every misfortune, it will afford us some consolation to reflect that by this one act of Freindship to Janetta, we have amply discharged every obligation that we have received from her father."
this helpless imbecility there was a touching trait of humble, self-devoting maternity, which made Maggie feel tenderly toward her poor mother amidst
all the little wearing griefs caused by her mental feebleness.
The city of Wintoncester, that fine old city, aforetime capital of Wessex, lay amidst
its convex and concave downlands in all the brightness and warmth of a July morning.
He was standing before a goat-skin tent amidst
a clump of date palms within a tiny oasis.
In the latitude of Mont Blanc, but on an island as far westward as Central North America, tree-ferns and parasitical Orchideae would thrive amidst
the thick woods.
A totally different class has now sprung up:--"the Mountaineers," the traders and trappers that scale the vast mountain chains, and pursue their hazardous vocations amidst
their wild recesses.
Planchet put away his money, and made up his accounts, amidst
civilities addressed to his former master.
And on developing, from amidst
all her perplexity of words in reply, the meaning, which one short syllable would have given, immediately expressed his intention of paying his respects to them, and, with a rising colour, asked her if she would have the goodness to show him the way.
The trouble of rummaging among business papers, and of collecting and collating facts from amidst
tedious and commonplace details, was spared me by my nephew, Pierre M.