A HURLED-BACK Allegation, which, after a brief rest, had again started forth upon its mission of mischief, met an Ink-stand in mid-air
For several minutes this mid-air
battle continued, then died out.
There, in mid-air
, shining softly out of the dark background of the trees, still hovered the starry apparition of the child.
The Capital of Bornou.--The Islands of the Biddiomahs.--The Condors.--The Doctor's Anxieties.--His Precautions.--An Attack in Mid-air
.--The Balloon Covering torn.--The Fall.--Sublime Self-Sacrifice.--The Northern Coast of the Lake.
'elucidate the diverting accomplishments of his highly trained performing dog Merrylegs.' He was also to exhibit 'his astounding feat of throwing seventy-five hundred-weight in rapid succession backhanded over his head, thus forming a fountain of solid iron in mid-air
, a feat never before attempted in this or any other country, and which having elicited such rapturous plaudits from enthusiastic throngs it cannot be withdrawn.' The same Signor Jupe was to 'enliven the varied performances at frequent intervals with his chaste Shaksperean quips and retorts.' Lastly, he was to wind them up by appearing in his favourite character of Mr.
Looking up, I saw him flashing desperately in mid-air
, a lovely foot of writhing silver.
Presently they came to the banks of a wide river, and without a pause the wooden steed gave one final leap and launched them all in mid-air
Holding his weight by his arms, and in mid-air
doubling his body at the hips, he let fly with both feet.
By the yellow candlelight she saw the head distinctly, hovering in mid-air
Fast fell the blows, but few save the first ones landed, being met in mid-air
by a counter-blow till the thwacking sticks sounded like the steady roll of a kettle-drum and the oak--bark flew as fine as it had ever done in Arthur-a-Bland's tannery.
His wrath was immediate with her second leap, and he sprang to the side to avoid her claws, and in from the side to meet her, his jaws clamping together on her spinal column with a jerk while she was still in mid-air
. The next moment she lay sprawling and struggling on the deck with a broken back.
It was a creepy experience, and I was glad when naught remained in sight but his burning black eyes, poised apparently unsupported in mid-air