Its area measures 6,032 feet; and its contents about 1,500 cubic yards; that is to say, when completely immersed
it displaces 50,000 feet of water, or weighs 1,500 tons.
How wonderful is it then --except after explanation --that this great monster, to whom corporeal warmth is as indispensable as it is to man; how wonderful that he should be found at home, immersed
to his lips for life in those Arctic waters!
Pierre remained gloomily silent, answering in monosyllables and apparently immersed
in his own thoughts.
This is that Lavalle whom the world, immersed
in speculations of immediate gain, did not know nor suspect--the Lavalle whom they adjudged to the last a pedant and a theorist.
The sources of the White Nile, of the Bahr-el-Abiad, are immersed
in a lake as large as a sea; it is there that it takes its rise.
She went away and, since at that late hour there was nobody else at her tables, she immersed
herself in a novelette.
So deeply immersed
were they in their work that I am sure they did not even know that the Sagoths had entered with me.
They were immersed
in a sea of wanton, prodigal vegetation.
From this point, had the earth been at the full, Barbicane and his companions could have seen it, but immersed
in the sun's irradiation she was quite invisible.
Thus situated, employed in the most detestable occupation, immersed
in a solitude where nothing could for an instant call my attention from the actual scene in which I was engaged, my spirits became unequal; I grew restless and nervous.
"I pictured you," she remarked, "as immersed
There was daylight enough for me in the drawing-room below; and there I would sit immersed
in criminous tomes weakly fascinated until I shivered and shook in my stocking soles.