All right," said the other, and went up through the trapdoor; and I heard him step across the floor overhead
and put down the hay.
Then just overhead
came a sound like an iron bedstead being knocked about, and the low angry growling of some large animal.
This smoke (or flame, perhaps, would be the better word for it) was so bright that the deep blue sky overhead
and the hazy stretches of brown common towards Chertsey, set with black pine trees, seemed to darken abruptly as these puffs arose, and to remain the darker after their dispersal.
Tied or trussed like fowls or pigs, they were tumbled on the hard- packed earthen floor, beneath which, shallowly buried, lay the remains of ancient chiefs, while, overhead
, in wrappings of grass mats, swung all that was left of several of Bashti's immediate predecessors, his father latest among them and so swinging for two full generations.
Word they gave me overhead
of quarry newly slain, Word I gave them underfoot of buck upon the plain.
, as she sat, she could now hear the floorboards slightly creak, as if some one were walking about, and presently the movement was explained by the rustle of garments against the banisters, the opening and the closing of the front door, and the form of Tess passing to the gate on her way into the street.
As if to add to her troubles the night was now creeping on, and the gray clouds overhead
changed to inky blackness.
The court was very cool and a little damp, and full of premature twilight, although the sky, high up overhead
, was still bright with sunset.
Only the lonely fox is red, Black but the crow-flight overhead
We chanced upon him in the forest, early in the morning, and from the safety of the branches overhead
we chattered down at him our dislike and hatred.
The wasps came by thousands to my lodge in October, as to winter quarters, and settled on my windows within and on the walls overhead
, sometimes deterring visitors from entering.
So long as that kite was flying overhead
the birds lay low and the crop was saved.