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Our search for those remains having failed, we inspected with a glass the dim and distant track of an old-time avalanche that once swept down from some pine-grown summits behind the town and swept away the houses and buried the people; then we struck down the road that leads toward the Rhone, to see the famous Ladders.
He braced himself up with a glass of cold whisky, and went to work again.
Some pitied Alnaschar, others only laughed at him, but the vanity which had gone to his head had disappeared with his basket of glass, and he was loudly bewailing his folly when a lady, evidently a person of consideration, rode by on a mule.
For long he had heard his parents speak of the beautiful Princess who sat in the golden castle at the top of the Glass Mountain.
The lieutenant had taken up the glass and examined the horizon steadfastly, going and coming, stamping his foot and showing more nervous agitation than his superior officer.
Fernand filled Caderousse's glass, who, like the confirmed toper he was, lifted his hand from the paper and seized the glass.
She thrust her face close to the glass, to see whether some long-remembered wrinkle or crow's foot had indeed vanished.
Having obtained a light, he discovered this to be a glass wheel, part of an elaborate piece of mechanism which he must in his sleep have taken from the chest, which was now opened.
What is there about Mr Glass and his money troubles that should impel such urgency?
Then the queen was very much frightened; for she knew that the glass always spoke the truth, and was sure that the servant had betrayed her.
Tis true that its height was made up of three Venetian plates of glass, placed one above another, and its breadth of three similar parallelograms in juxtaposition.
and emptying his glass at one gulp he dashed it to the floor.
They seemed to be falling right into the middle of a big city which had many tall buildings with glass domes and sharp-pointed spires.
You will always be the same size--and the same saucy, inconsiderate Glass Cat, with pink brains and a hard ruby heart.
So well had he learned the difference between one and two that it came to him- -how the profoundest psychologist can no more state than can he state what thought is in itself--that there was one glass only when two glasses had been commanded.