In this reversed
character, we repeat, it was never our chance to meet him.
Curious, that in lodgings the rule of life is reversed
Ruminating on these things as he approached her door, he was once more conscious of the curious way in which she reversed
his values, and of the need of thinking himself into conditions incredibly different from any that he knew if he were to be of use in her present difficulty.
It addressed me as if our places were reversed
, as if all the good deeds had been mine and all the feelings they had awakened his.
As for myself, I am sure I only wish our situations were reversed
Simultaneously I reversed
the engines and dropped the little vessel a sheer hundred feet.
Suddenly a towering wall of white rose directly in our path, and though I threw the helm hard over, and reversed
our engine, I was too late to avoid collision.
But, what every one might have noticed was the interminable hours which he often employed, seated upon the parapet of the area in front of the church, in contemplating the sculptures of the front; examining now the foolish virgins with their lamps reversed
, now the wise virgins with their lamps upright; again, calculating the angle of vision of that raven which belongs to the left front, and which is looking at a mysterious point inside the church, where is concealed the philosopher's stone, if it be not in the cellar of Nicolas Flamel.