There was a minute or two of pushing a shouldering among the pigs and the buffalo, and then the leaders of the herds grunted, one after another, "We wait," and Hathi strode forward, till he was nearly knee-deep in the pool
by the Peace Rock.
Evidently what had happened was this: The sable antelope had come down to drink at the pool
where the lion--no doubt the same which we had heard--was lying in wait.
Bradley would have been glad to have averted a meeting; but as he desired to lead his party south around the end of the pool
, and as it was hemmed in by the jungle on one side and the water on the other, there seemed no escape from an encounter.
And with the coming of the night, brooding and mourning by the pool
, Buck became alive to a stirring of the new life in the forest other than that which the Yeehats had made, He stood up, listening and scenting.
To come out of Ransom Surbeck's pool
room and think things like that," he whispered.
Just then she heard something splashing about in the pool
a little way off, and she swam nearer to make out what it was: at first she thought it must be a walrus or hippopotamus, but then she remembered how small she was now, and she soon made out that it was only a mouse that had slipped in like herself.
And who is there by this green pool
that can bring thee news from the ends of the earth?
That was in the days when, in the part called the Pool
, just below London Bridge, the vessels moored stem and stern in the very strength of the tide formed one solid mass like an island covered with a forest of gaunt, leafless trees; and when the trade had grown too big for the river there came the St.
As soon as Hetty had determined on this scheme, she rose from the grassy bank of the pool
, took up her basket, and went on her way to Treddleston, for she must buy the wedding things she had come out for, though she would never want them.
From Hatherley Farm-house to the Boscombe Pool
is a quarter of a mile, and two people saw him as he passed over this ground.
said Marian, from the top of the roadside bank on which they had climbed, and were maintaining a precarious footing in the hope of creeping along its slope till they were past the pool
From then on our progress was rapid until we came suddenly to the end of a corridor that let directly upon the ledge surrounding the pool
of the submarine.
He lives in a pool
where I go to drink every day, and he is a very impertinent crab, I assure you.
It is as if we are swimmers," she said, "rising out of a deep pool
of green tranquillity.
So it was that the launch went ashore, and, while its crew lolled in the shade of the beach coconuts, Villa, Harley, and Jerry followed the river inland a quarter of a mile to the first likely pool