Let me defend the opening
while you get in, then my smaller stature will permit me to slip in with you before they can prevent.
It was at the opening
to one of these corridors upon my right that I presently heard a sound that spoke more plainly to John Carter, fighting man, than could the words of my mother tongue--it was the clank of metal--the metal of a warrior's harness--and it came from a little distance up the corridor upon my right.
No one offered her harm and she was now experiencing a feeling of relief almost akin to happiness, when her guide turned suddenly into an opening
on the right side of the tunnel and she found herself in a large, well lighted chamber.
His eyes still rested upon the opening
when there shot downward from it to the water below the naked body of a human being which almost immediately rose to the surface again and floated off down the stream.
The Unknown was opening
before him, the Unknown in interplanetary space.
Over this sign of their success, they sent up a howl, like an opening
from so many hounds who had recovered a lost trail.
For," says Herbert to me, coming home to dinner on one of those special occasions, "I find the truth to be, Handel, that an opening
won't come to one, but one must go to it - so I have been.
Suddenly, Raoul remembered something about a gate opening
into the Rue Scribe, an underground passage running straight to the Rue Scribe from the lake.
These must be, not chivalry, but poetry," said the curate; and opening
one he saw it was the "Diana" of Jorge de Montemayor, and, supposing all the others to be of the same sort, "these," he said, "do not deserve to be burned like the others, for they neither do nor can do the mischief the books of chivalry have done, being books of entertainment that can hurt no one.
But he was up again almost as soon as he had fallen, and right quickly retreated to his own ringside to gather his wits and watch for an opening
I followed them to my study, and found lying on my writing-table still, with the selenite paper weight upon it, the sheet of work I had left on the afternoon of the opening
of the cylinder.
He reflected that this second grotto must penetrate deeper into the island; he examined the stones, and sounded one part of the wall where he fancied the opening
existed, masked for precaution's sake.
At a distance of five miles, a valley, opening
between the low hills, held in its cups the great town of X .
We were surprised that, after moving as far as we had along the valley, we should still meet with the same impervious thickets; and thinking, that although the borders of the stream might be lined for some distance with them, yet beyond there might be more open ground, I requested Toby to keep a bright look-out upon one side, while I did the same on the other, in order to discover some opening
in the bushes, and especially to watch for the slightest appearance of a path or anything else that might indicate the vicinity of the islanders.
At first the movements about those spots were of a humble kind--those that belong to domestic service or agricultural needs--the opening
of doors and windows, the sweeping and brushing, and generally the restoration of habitual order.