1 The tomb itself was hidden by trees, and I could not see where the figure disappeared.
2 She appeared to be looking over at our own seat, whereon was a dark figure seated alone.
3 I ran along the North Terrace, but could see no sign of the white figure which I expected.
4 Kneeling on the near edge of the bed facing outwards was the white-clad figure of his wife.
5 There was undoubtedly something, long and black, bending over the half-reclining white figure.
6 I took up my place behind a yew-tree, and I saw his dark figure move until the intervening headstones and trees hid it from my sight.
7 As I got through the belt of trees I saw a white figure scale the high wall which separates our grounds from those of the deserted house.
8 I heard the rustle of actual movement where I had first seen the white figure, and coming over, found the Professor holding in his arms a tiny child.
9 When I got almost to the top I could see the seat and the white figure, for I was now close enough to distinguish it even through the spells of shadow.
10 I saw that my friend was not intent on further effort, and occupied myself binding up my wrist, keeping a wary eye on the prostrate figure all the time.
11 A little way off, beyond a line of scattered juniper-trees, which marked the pathway to the church, a white, dim figure flitted in the direction of the tomb.
12 Whatever my expectation was, it was not disappointed, for there, on our favourite seat, the silver light of the moon struck a half-reclining figure, snowy white.
13 The figure stopped, and at the moment a ray of moonlight fell upon the masses of driving clouds and showed in startling prominence a dark-haired woman, dressed in the cerements of the grave.
14 He looked like a figure of Thor as his untrembling arm rose and fell, driving deeper and deeper the mercy-bearing stake, whilst the blood from the pierced heart welled and spurted up around it.
15 The coming of the cloud was too quick for me to see much, for shadow shut down on light almost immediately; but it seemed to me as though something dark stood behind the seat where the white figure shone, and bent over it.
16 The strangest figures we saw were the Slovaks, who were more barbarian than the rest, with their big cow-boy hats, great baggy dirty-white trousers, white linen shirts, and enormous heavy leather belts, nearly a foot wide, all studded over with brass nails.
17 I shall never forget the last glimpse which I had of the inn-yard and its crowd of picturesque figures, all crossing themselves, as they stood round the wide archway, with its background of rich foliage of oleander and orange trees in green tubs clustered in the centre of the yard.
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