This is how he tells of the way in which Aeneas saved his old father by carrying him on his shoulders out of the burning town of Troy when "The crackling flame was heard throughout the walls, and more and more the burning heat drew near
'old Foxey' by his friends from his extreme sagacity,) who encouraged them to the utmost, and whose chief regret, on finding that he drew near
to Houndsditch churchyard, was, that his daughter could not take out an attorney's certificate and hold a place upon the roll.
A silent party soon drew near to the same enclosure, entered, and joined the Musketeers.
He therefore drew near to the table and took the second glass.
When she grew up, she was betrothed to a prince who lived a great way off; and as the time drew near
for her to be married, she got ready to set off on her journey to his country.
Do me the pleasure to draw near this glass;' and I drew near
Charlie obediently sat himself upon a hassock at her feet; the other sinners drew near
to catch the words of wisdom about to fall from her lips, and Rose, softened by this gratifying humility, addressed them in her most maternal tone.
The season for the Line at length drew near
; and every day when Ahab, coming from his cabin, cast his eyes aloft, the vigilant helmsman would ostentatiously handle his spokes, and the eager mariners quickly run to the braces, and would stand there with all their eyes centrally fixed on the nailed doubloon; impatient for the order to point the ship's prow for the equator.
Squeezed by the crowding noblemen, he drew near
the high table where the marshal of the province, Sviazhsky, and the other leaders were hotly disputing about something.
My heart beat and the blood drummed in my ears, but when they drew near
and I rose--the assegai in my hand--once more the red cloth seemed to go up and down before my eyes, and all fear left me.
I drew near
houses; I left them, and came back again, and again I wandered away: always repelled by the consciousness of having no claim to ask--no right to expect interest in my isolated lot.
But as they drew near
the root of the tongue they hesitated, having discovered that only one regiment could advance into the gorge at a time, and that there, some seventy yards from the mouth of it, unassailable except in front, on account of the high walls of boulder-strewn ground on each side, stood the famous regiment of Greys, the pride and glory of the Kukuana army, ready to hold the way against their power as the three Romans once held the bridge against thousands.
It was impossible not to retreat a day's march, and then in the same way it was impossible not to retreat another and a third day's march, and at last, on the first of September when the army drew near
Moscow- despite the strength of the feeling that had arisen in all ranks- the force of circumstances compelled it to retire beyond Moscow.
The crowd detained us as we drew near
to the place of celebration.
AS I drew near
the house I saw that the light shone from the open door of my room; and then I heard coming from out of the darkness at the side of that orange oblong of light, the voice of Montgomery shouting, "Prendick!" I continued running.