1 Stokers emerged from low underground doorways into factory yards, and sat on steps, and posts, and palings, wiping their swarthy visages, and contemplating coals.
2 At first they fascinated Connie with a sort of horror; she felt she was living underground.
3 He sat there, crippled, in a tub, with the underground manager showing him the seam with a powerful torch.
4 He went down to the pit day after day, he studied, he put the general manager, and the overhead manager, and the underground manager, and the engineers through a mill they had never dreamed of.
5 There was something uncanny and underground about it all.
6 One had fancied that such lip-curves were mostly lurking underground in the South as fragments of forgotten marbles.
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7 Had he approached without any covering the chances are that he would not have been perceived in the dusk; approaching thus, it was as though he burrowed underground.
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8 I thought of the flickering pillars and of my theory of an underground ventilation.
9 There were three circumstances in particular which made me think that its rare emergence above ground was the outcome of a long-continued underground habit.
10 I felt assured that the Time Machine was only to be recovered by boldly penetrating these underground mysteries.
11 There in its nasty, stinking, underground home our insulted, crushed and ridiculed mouse promptly becomes absorbed in cold, malignant and, above all, everlasting spite.
12 I can retreat into my underground hole.
13 But do you know what: I am convinced that we underground folk ought to be kept on a curb.
14 Though we may sit forty years underground without speaking, when we do come out into the light of day and break out we talk and talk and talk.
15 No, no; anyway the underground life is more advantageous.