at the foot of the staircase with my back to the wall, shivering violently.
They shrank back and crouched
as if compelled to await a flood.
At last I gave up facing the wind and rain, and crouched
down by his side.
The wolf crouched
, gnashed her teeth, and again rose and bounded forward, followed at the distance of a couple of feet by all the borzois, who did not get any closer to her.
Their arm-chairs were drawn up on either side of the fire, and each sat in the same slightly crouched
position, looking into the coals, with the expressions of people who have had their share of experiences and wait, rather passively, for something to happen.
For some time the lion paced, growling and moaning, beneath the tree in which Jane Clayton crouched
, panting and trembling.
The lion was quite close to him now--but a few paces intervened--he crouched
, and then, with a deafening roar, he sprang.
I no longer cared to play, but crouched
trembling close to my limb.
What captured and perceptibly held his eye for a moment was a Crouched
Venus that stood on a Steinway upright against a background of mountain-lion skin on the wall.
Under that colossal threatened impact he crouched
down to the deck.
Instantly the head portrayed that the cat had stiffened, crouched
, and frozen.
Inside this circle he crouched
, his sleeping outfit under him as a protection against the melting snow.