At one of the chamber-windows of Governor Bellingham's mansion, which stood at some distance, on the line of another street, he beheld the appearance of the old magistrate himself with a lamp in his hand a white night-cap on his head, and a long white gown enveloping
Now, however preposterous it may at first seem to talk of any creature's skin as being of that sort of consistence and thickness, yet in point of fact these are no arguments against such a presumption; because you cannot raise any other dense enveloping
layer from the whale's body but that same blubber; and the outermost enveloping
layer of any animal, if reasonably dense, what can that be but the skin?
There she stood, so slender, so elegant, so airy and undulating in all her motions, her lace scarf enveloping
her like a mist.
He then put on his hat, which was broad enough to serve him for an umbrella, and enveloping
himself in his cloak seated himself woman-fashion on his mule, while the barber mounted his with a beard down to the waist of mingled red and white, for it was, as has been said, the tail of a clay-red ox.
The Professor stood up, "He has so used your mind, and by it he has left us here in Varna, whilst the ship that carried him rushed through enveloping
fog up to Galatz, where, doubtless, he had made preparation for escaping from us.
Clouds upon clouds of dust enveloping
The lofty gates of the proud capital.
The liquid stillness of the night enveloping
him made him feel vast pity for himself.
Over the dark water there would gather a thin, transparent mist; and though, in the distance, night would be looming, and seemingly enveloping
the entire horizon, everything closer at hand would be standing out as though shaped with a chisel--banks, boats, little islands, and all.
All of them at length succeeded in getting up the ship's side, where they clung dripping with the brine and glowing from the bath, their jet-black tresses streaming over their shoulders, and half enveloping
their otherwise naked forms.
Their eyes met at the same instant, and, not- t withstanding the gloom, and the enveloping
cloak of Elizabeth, the recognition was mutual.
The drapery is thrown open also, or closed, by means of a thick rope of gold loosely enveloping
it, and resolving itself readily into a knot; no pins or other such devices are apparent.