There remains to-day but a very imperceptible vestige of the Place de Grève, such as it existed then; it consists in the charming little turret, which occupies the angle north of the Place, and which, already enshrouded
in the ignoble plaster which fills with paste the delicate lines of its sculpture, would soon have disappeared, perhaps submerged by that flood of new houses which so rapidly devours all the ancient façades of Paris.
Presently she came in, enshrouded
in a huge work-apron, with a smudge of flour on her nose, to show Aunt Jamesina the chocolate cake she had just iced.
Great rents and splits branched out in the solid walls, like crystallisation; stupefied birds wheeled about and dropped into the furnace; four fierce figures trudged away, East, West, North, and South, along the night- enshrouded
roads, guided by the beacon they had lighted, towards their next destination.
Already had the vicomte arrived within pistol-shot of the ramparts, when a discharge was poured upon him that enshrouded
him in fire and smoke.
Bumble drew Oliver along, without notice or remark; for the beadle carried his head very erect, as a beadle always should: and, it being a windy day, little Oliver was completely enshrouded
by the skirts of Mr.
But the under surfaces of the huge masses of agitated vapor, as well as all terrestrial objects immediately around us, were glowing in the unnatural light of a faintly luminous and distinctly visible gaseous exhalation which hung about and enshrouded
He was quite alone; on one side was the vast wilderness of the Saint-Lazare, on the other, Paris enshrouded
All day long her sails were full as she held her course over the sea, but when the sun went down and darkness was over all the earth, we got into the deep waters of the river Oceanus, where lie the land and city of the Cimmerians who live enshrouded
in mist and darkness which the rays of the sun never pierce neither at his rising nor as he goes down again out of the heavens, but the poor wretches live in one long melancholy night.
Nobody came near them, and their movements showed a mechanical regularity; their forms standing enshrouded
in Hessian "wroppers"--sleeved brown pinafores, tied behind to the bottom, to keep their gowns from blowing about--scant skirts revealing boots that reached high up the ankles, and yellow sheepskin gloves with gauntlets.
If she could be brought to become communicative, and to do what lay in her to break the spell of secrecy that enshrouded
the house, he might shake off the paralysis of which every hour that passed over his head made him more acutely sensible.
Whether these creatures faded into mist, or mist enshrouded
them, he could not tell.
Mighty Idomeneus speared him on the right shoulder as he was mounting his chariot, and the darkness of death enshrouded
him as he fell heavily from the car.