This in itself accorded perfectly with their desires, but it also rather isolated them from the life of the little ship so that they were unable to keep in touch with the daily happenings
which were to culminate so soon in bloody tragedy.
Since Fate had thrown them together she had scarce favoured him with more than the most perfunctory replies to his remarks, unless at such times as the weird and uncanny happenings
at Lothar had surprised her out of her reserve.
The following," I announced, "is one that Oliver said: 'Truly dear comrade, though the perils of these happenings
are great, and our privations calculated to break the stoutest heart, yet to be rewarded by such fair sights I would endure still greater trials and still rejoice even as the bird on yonder bough.
Suppose we let Eureka go down to the street and get some one to help us," suggested Zeb, who had been even more amazed than Dorothy at these strange happenings
He listened to all they had to tell of the happenings
of the last few minutes; then with a command and a roar he started for me with the whole pack at his heels.
The Englishman, lying bound upon the ground, had been a witness of all these happenings
In the first moments of returning consciousness there were swept from the screen of recollection the happenings
of many weeks.
Tarzan did not disturb him, but the following morning he narrated the happenings
of the previous evening, omitting not a single detail.
But alas, the final week of that pleasant vacation was spoiled for Anne, by one of those impish happenings
which are like a dream turned upside down.
Lovell's words of premonition returned to him just then with curious insistence--he was so certain that Wingrave's reappearance would lead to tragical happenings
Then, even as I said the word, my mind flashed back over the whole morning's experiences, past Lord John with his buffalo, past my own hysterical tears, past the outrageous conduct of Professor Summerlee, to the queer happenings
in London, the row in the park, the driving of the chauffeur, the quarrel at the oxygen warehouse.
She did not know, and it concerned her little; for boats, and the sea, and the things and happenings
of the sea were of far more vital interest to her than men, and the next moment she was staring through the warm tropic darkness at the loom of the sails and the steady green of the moving sidelight, and listening eagerly to the click of the sweeps in the rowlocks.
As I write this, all the beings and happenings
of that other world rise up before me in vast phantasmagoria, and I know that to you they would be rhymeless and reasonless.
Later, he was dumfounded to learn from various little happenings
not only that Olney did not care for Ruth, but that he had a positive dislike for her.
As he became aware that she was listening closely, he grew still more eloquent in his descriptions of various happenings
in his career.