I cannot boast of knowing more than half-a-dozen, in the whole range of my acquaintance, that are really accomplished.”
They entered the woods, and bidding adieu to the river for a while, ascended some of the higher grounds; when, in spots where the opening of the trees gave the eye power to wander, were many charming views of the valley, the opposite hills, with the long range of woods overspreading many, and occasionally part of the stream.
The spire of Evian shone under the woods that surrounded it and the range of mountain above mountain by which it was overhung.
Thus feeding his mind with many sweet thoughts and “sugared suppositions,” he journeyed along the sides of a range of hills which look out upon some of the goodliest scenes of the mighty Hudson.
It seemed as though the mountain range had separated two atmospheres, and that now we had got into the thunderous one.
Lower and lower went her head as the lips went below the range of my mouth and chin and seemed about to fasten on my throat.
I am glad, glad, that I may here be of some use to you; for if your husband suffer, he suffer within the range of my study and experience.
Who could sit upon anything in Fleet-street during the busy hours of the day, and not be dazed and deafened by two immense processions, one ever tending westward with the sun, the other ever tending eastward from the sun, both ever tending to the plains beyond the range of red and purple where the sun goes down!
As soon as I was in the old gentleman he locked the door and barred it and bolted it, and told the young men to come in with their guns, and they all went in a big parlor that had a new rag carpet on the floor, and got together in a corner that was out of the range of the front windows—there warn’t none on the side.
The other pirates were looking their last, too; and they all looked so long that they came near letting the current drift them out of the range of the island.