At that precise moment the travelers should have alighted upon
it, if the mischievous meteor had not diverted their course.
The poor horses, tortured almost to death, suffered most from this truly Egyptian plague; the flies alighted upon
them in large disgusting swarms; and if the coachman got down and scraped them off, hardly a minute elapsed before they were there again.
I alighted upon
the soft moss easily and without mishap, and turning saw my enemies lined up along the further wall.
Sheeta, catlike, alighted upon
four out-sprawled feet, the weight of the ape-man crushing him to earth, the long knife again imbedded in his side.
Just then the Gump flew up to them and alighted upon
the desert sands beside Glinda.
It had not become that definite, and her mind had only alighted upon
the person of John Hardy because he was at hand and unlike his sisters had not been un- friendly to her.
At eleven o'clock we alighted upon
a sign which manifestly referred to billiards.
If his prophetic soul had been urged to particularize, it seemed to him that "fits" would have been the definite expression alighted upon
. He asked his informant, the butler, whether the doctor had been sent for.
His great weight made him fall faster than the children walked, and he passed them on the way down; but when he came to the glass pavement he alighted upon
it so softly that he was not even jarred.
OPINION Yet having finally alighted upon
a stable influence in the dugout, the club are not able to give that steadying hand the resources he deserves.
The businessman was immediately arrested once he alighted upon
UAE soil and was handed over to the authorities.
So Ive actually alighted upon
a path of journalism and commentary, because it will enable me to live a multi-issue life, she said.
The foreign-language film Oscar has introduced many significant international filmmakers to American audiences, but rarely has it alighted upon
a wholly fresh talent: Only six first-time feature helmers have won the award, with Germany's Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ("The Lives of Others") the most recent in 2007.
Hosie said: "PS7.6billion - it's a big scary number and it's the one that our opponents have alighted upon
Having had no significant impact in his early months Malky Mackay has alighted upon
a team able to nick the odd win.