And but little time to do it in," added Heyward, glancing his eyes upwards
, toward the bank of vapor that concealed the setting moon.
of twenty years before this epoch, the independent position of the Collector had kept the Salem Custom-House out of the whirlpool of political vicissitude, which makes the tenure of office generally so fragile.
Halting for an instant at the foot of the ladder, and with both hands grasping the ornamental knobs of the man-ropes, Father Mapple cast a look upwards
, and then with a truly sailorlike but still reverential dexterity, hand over hand, mounted the steps as if ascending the main-top of his vessel.
Why, diving after the slowly descending head, Queequeg with his keen sword had made side lunges near its bottom, so as to scuttle a large hole there; then dropping his sword, had thrust his long arm far inwards and upwards
, and so hauled out our poor Tash by the head.
Shelby, returning to his paper, which he seemed for a few moments quite intent upon, not perceiving that he was holding it bottom upwards
Not a man of them could get his breath for upwards
of two minutes.
If you are with the quality, or at a funeral, or trying to go to sleep when you ain't sleepy -- if you are anywheres where it won't do for you to scratch, why you will itch all over in upwards
of a thousand places.
The punishment seemed to me in a high degree ignominious, especially for so great a girl--she looked thirteen or upwards
On the top of the gallows is fixed the knife, blade upwards
, with its point in the air.
See, how our house and church are lessening in the distance; how the grave beneath the tree is blotted out by intervening objects; how the spire points upwards
from my old playground no more, and the sky is empty!
He did not turn me upside down, this time, to get at what I had, but left me right side upwards
while I opened the bundle and emptied my pockets.
Still, I went on, singing to myself as I went, that my heart might not be faint with fear, and at length, towards the end of the second hour, the trees grew fewer, the ground sloped upwards
, and the light poured down from the heavens again.