For a short space of time I remained at the window watching the pallid lightnings that played above Mont Blanc and listening to the rushing of the Arve, which pursued its noisy way beneath.
We found a short valley between rugged tors which led to an open, grassy space flecked over with the white cotton grass.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson Context
My nerves thrilled with anticipation when at last the cold wind upon our faces and the dark, void spaces on either side of the narrow road told me that we were back upon the moor once again.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles Context
Morrel, who, forthwith conducting her up the flight of wooden steps leading to the chamber in which the feast was prepared, was gayly followed by the guests, beneath whose heavy tread the slight structure creaked and groaned for the space of several minutes.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast Context
Sometimes he would fall into long reveries, sigh heavily and involuntarily, then suddenly rise, and, with folded arms, begin pacing the confined space of his dungeon.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber Context
A double line of carbineers, placed on each side of the door of the church, reached to the scaffold, and formed a circle around it, leaving a path about ten feet wide, and around the guillotine a space of nearly a hundred feet.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 35. La Mazzolata Context
In about the space of a second a private door opened, and Ali appeared, bringing two chibouques filled with excellent latakia.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee Context
It advanced rapidly along one of the avenues leading towards the open space where they were assembled.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 90. The Meeting Context
Andrea pretended to go towards the Red Horse inn, but after leaning an instant against the door, and hearing the last sound of the cab, which was disappearing from view, he went on his road, and with a lusty stride soon traversed the space of two leagues.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern Context
The look of Felton revealed to Milady the full extent of the space she had opened for herself by this single word.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 53 CAPTIVITY: THE SECOND DAY Context
I therefore smoked a great number of those excellent cigarettes, and I dropped the ash all over the space in front of the suspected bookcase.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ Context
Though perfectly familiar with them, my conduct and manner were different enough from theirs to place a space between us.
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK Context
I only know that I swim about in space, with a blue angel, in a state of blissful delirium, until I find myself alone with her in a little room, resting on a sofa.
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 18. A RETROSPECT Context
Now, the church which gives its name to the lane, stood in a less free situation at that time; there being no open space before it, and the lane winding down to the Strand.
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 40. THE WANDERER Context
Traddles, exactly the same simple, unaffected fellow as he ever was, sits at the foot of the large table like a Patriarch; and Sophy beams upon him, from the head, across a cheerful space that is certainly not glittering with Britannia metal.
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 64. A LAST RETROSPECT Context
The space interposed between myself and them partook of that expansion, and our marshes were any distance off.
Great Expectations, Chapter XXII Context
Although I saw him every day, it was for only a short time; hence, the regularly recurring spaces of our separation were long enough to record on his face any slight changes that occurred in his physical state.
Great Expectations, Chapter LVI Context
He had a curious idea that the inkstand was on the side of him where it was not, and constantly dipped his pen into space, and seemed quite satisfied with the result.
Great Expectations, Chapter LVII Context
The cleared space had been enclosed with a rough fence, and looking over it, I saw that some of the old ivy had struck root anew, and was growing green on low quiet mounds of ruin.
Great Expectations, Chapter LIX Context
A space of stunted grass and dry rubbish being between him and the young rabble, he took his eyeglass out of his waistcoat to look for any child he knew by name, and might order off.
Hard Times, BOOK 1: CHAPTER III Context