To hint to such musked mariners of oil, and bone, and blubber, were little short of
They were horrified, for De Montfort's bold challenge was to them but little short of
Her escape seemed to them little short of
miraculous, and it was the consensus of opinion that it could have been achieved by no other man than Tarzan of the Apes.
The consequence of this was, so severe a whipping, that it possibly fell little short of
the torture with which confessions are in some countries extorted from criminals.
This was considered a good omen, and little short of
It is one of the many methods in which they employ this weapon, and the accuracy of aim which they achieve, even under the most unfavorable circumstances, is little short of
Yes, if you don't object to walking four miles - or nearly so - little short of
eight miles, there and back - and over a somewhat rough, fatiguing road.
A certain gentleman"--he pointed at Crane's back--"won't drive in, but will wait a little short of
the front gate, behind the laurels.
And now, as I hear you're a little short of
brandy in the fore-part, I'll offer ye a change: a bottle of brandy against two buckets of water.
Thus far our escape had been little short of
marvellous, nor did our good fortune desert us, for we passed the outer purlieus of the dead city and came to our camp without hearing even the faintest sound of pursuit.
To her, he was little short of
omnipotent in his native world--this world of savage beasts and savage men.
If the young woman was surprised by the sight of these natural enemies fraternizing, it was with emotions little short of
fear for her own sanity that she presently saw a tall, muscular warrior enter the clearing and join the group of savage beasts assembled there.
Of what moment was it to me, in filling the destiny of the linum usitatissimum, whether I grew in a soil a little more or a little less fertile; whether my fibres attained the extremest fineness known to the manufacturer, or fell a little short of
The incident of the finding of that buried telegraph instrument upon the lonely Sahara is little short of
uncanny, in view of your story of the adventures of David Innes.
Even Marilla was so excited that she couldn't help showing it--which was little short of