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The clock on the wall showed him that, already, he had given to young Spear one hour and a quarter.
But he did, and right across my path by the wall, so that I had to creep over him every time!
The terror and ugliness of Maule's crime, and the wretchedness of his punishment, would darken the freshly plastered walls, and infect them early with the scent of an old and melancholy house.
The walls were moldy and hung with ancient cobwebs; the curtains and beddings were rotten; the furniture was rickety and ready to fall to pieces.
There's another on t'other side o' th' wall an' there's th' orchard t'other side o' that.
And the two companions, flat against their wall, felt their hair stand on end with horror, for they now knew what the thousand noises meant.
AT length there was a pitter- patter, pitter-patter, and some bits of mortar fell from the wall above.
There ten yards of wall separated us from the water, so great was the thickness of the ice-field.
For a week since he had resolved to die, and during the four days that he had been carrying out his purpose, Edmond had not spoken to the attendant, had not answered him when he inquired what was the matter with him, and turned his face to the wall when he looked too curiously at him; but now the jailer might hear the noise and put an end to it, and so destroy a ray of something like hope that soothed his last moments.
We don't know the locality, and shall never find the wall.
SO THE son of Menoetius was attending to the hurt of Eurypylus within the tent, but the Argives and Trojans still fought desperately, nor were the trench and the high wall above it, to keep the Trojans in check longer.
About this wall a dense crowd were collected, and many persons seemed to be examining a particular portion of it with very minute and eager attention.
This process, however, afforded me no means of ascertaining the dimensions of my dungeon; as I might make its circuit, and return to the point whence I set out, without being aware of the fact; so perfectly uniform seemed the wall.
He then opened the gate of the outer wall, and they walked forth and started upon their journey.
Follow me," said one of the guard, and, turning, led me across the outer courtyard toward a second buttressed wall.