For the Mouse was swimming away from her as hard as it could go, and making quite a commotion in the pool
as it went.
Now ye by the pools
have heard it, and I have spoken.
One is that the murdered man had an appointment with someone at the pool
, and that the someone could not have been his son, for his son was away, and he did not know when he would return.
Torith took a half step toward the entrance to the pool
as though to corroborate my story.
is a deep, walled ditch, through which a clear stream of water runs, that comes from under Jerusalem somewhere, and passing through the Fountain of the Virgin, or being supplied from it, reaches this place by way of a tunnel of heavy masonry.
Having set some of the "boys" to cut off the best of the giraffe's meat, we went to work to build a "scherm" near one of the pools
and about a hundred yards to its right.
So long as neither of us could prove we were right we quite enjoyed the dispute; but now I can never drink at that pool
again without the soft-shell crab laughing at me.
There was some small game which gave us meat, and the little pools
of rainwater were sufficient to quench our thirst.
They cleared the crest and emerged from the pool
as if into another world, for now they were in the thicket of velvet-trunked young madronos and looking down the open, sun-washed hillside, across the nodding grasses, to the drifts of blue and white nemophilae that carpeted the tiny meadow on either side the tiny stream.
From this point the trail swerved off toward the pool
Under the shade of the trees they found, in the center of the circle, a crystal pool
, its water as still as glass.
Their past experience of Caspak had taught them that they might expect to come upon a stagnant pool
of warm water if they followed the stream to its source; but there they were almost certain to find some of Caspak's grotesque, manlike creatures.
When the Workman said it was not, he dived into the pool
for the third time and brought up the axe that had been lost.
The Political Pot said it would not boil any more unless replenished from the Filthy Pool
Almost within an arm's length was a little depression in the earth; it had been filled by a recent rain--a pool
of clear water.