There was no sound abroad except the hooting of an old owl in the top of a water-oak, and the everlasting voice of the sea, that was not uplifted
at that soft hour.
Almost in the center of it, above the Prechistenka Boulevard, surrounded and sprinkled on all sides by stars but distinguished from them all by its nearness to the earth, its white light, and its long uplifted
tail, shone the enormous and brilliant comet of 18l2- the comet which was said to portend all kinds of woes and the end of the world.
What startled eyes Uplifted
from the restless stream first met The full round glory of the moon!
It is as if an invisible hand had been stealthily uplifted
from the bottom to catch hold of her keel as it glides through the water.
They gazed about them with looks of uplifted
pride, feeling new trust in the grim, always confident weapons in their hands.
Clair started and retreating back a few paces, with uplifted
Hands, said, "Another Grand-child!
Then what was before her eyes was not the son coming marching home again but an old woman peering for him round the window curtain and trying not to look uplifted
. The newspaper reports would be about the son, but my mother's comment was 'She's a proud woman this night.'
Just ahead of them were the gates of Hugson's Ranch, and Uncle Hugson now came out and stood with uplifted
arms and wide open mouth, staring in amazement.
But as he was about to give it the first blow, he stood still with arm uplifted
, for he had heard a wee, little voice say in a beseeching tone: "Please be careful!
And it might have been for this reason only, that, when I again uplifted
my eyes to the house itself, from its image in the pool, there grew in my mind a strange fancy--a fancy so ridiculous, indeed, that I but mention it to show the vivid force of the sensations which oppressed me.
Thrusting his head half way into the binnacle, Ahab caught one glimpse of the compasses; his uplifted
arm slowly fell; for a moment he almost seemed to stagger.
The reader may perhaps expect, from the compassionate temper of this good woman, that when she saw the poor centinel taken prisoner for a fact of which she knew him innocent, she should immediately have interposed in his behalf; but whether it was that she had already exhausted all her compassion in the above-mentioned instance, or that the features of this fellow, though not very different from those of the ensign, could not raise it, I will not determine; but, far from being an advocate for the present prisoner, she urged his guilt to his officer, declaring, with uplifted
eyes and hands, that she would not have had any concern in the escape of a murderer for all the world.