It is quite impossible for them to know him, and they walk along with him arm in arm, as if he, too, were a student like themselves; and then, unperceived
, he thrusts an arrow to their bosom.
Starting on their feet, and snatching up their rifles, they beheld in dismay their horses and mules already in possession of the enemy, who had stolen upon the camp unperceived
, while they were spell-bound by the magic of old sledge.
I felt really uneasy at the thought that she might detect the trick: and I contrived, unperceived
by her, to shake my head reprovingly at the pseudo-philosopher.
He quickly concealed himself in his cabin, to avoid an awkward explanation, and hoped--thanks to the number of passengers--to remain unperceived
Having ascertained the fact before alluded to, that the islanders,--from motives of precaution, dwelt altogether in the depths of the valleys, and avoided wandering about the more elevated portions of the shore, unless bound on some expedition of war or plunder, I concluded that if I could effect unperceived
a passage to the mountain, I might easily remain among them, supporting myself by such fruits as came in my way until the sailing of the ship, an event of which I could not fail to be immediately apprised, as from my lofty position I should command a view of the entire harbour.
Time now flew away unperceived
, and the noble lord had been two hours in company with the lady, before it entered into his head that he had made too long a visit.
Agatha listened with respect, her eyes sometimes filled with tears, which she endeavoured to wipe away unperceived
; but I generally found that her countenance and tone were more cheerful after having listened to the exhortations of her father.
It is most difficult always to remember that the increase of every living being is constantly being checked by unperceived
injurious agencies; and that these same unperceived
agencies are amply sufficient to cause rarity, and finally extinction.
A power of this nature in the Executive, will often have a silent and unperceived
, though forcible, operation.
And, in addition to this, everything forgotten or unperceived
before presented itself now to his recollection.
They glided from tree to tree till they arrived at twenty steps from the house unperceived
and saw by means of a lantern suspended under a hut, four fine horses.
As if anxious to remain unperceived
amongst their overtopping sisters, two or three "finished" ships floated low, with an air of straining at the leash of their level headfasts, exposing to view their cleared decks and covered hatches, prepared to drop stern first out of the labouring ranks, displaying the true comeliness of form which only her proper sea-trim gives to a ship.