And There I Was Volume I

Author: DH Koester
Publisher: Outskirts Press
ISBN: 143277946X
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... following its contours as it commanded We hesitantly and cautiously began to
follow it There was no one else around -- they were all swarming like ants down
below over the ruins of Machu Pijchu, and by the looks of the overgrown trail,
very ... how many skeletons lay at the bottom of the abyss Surely, there were
many other people as adventurous and foolhardy as we who had gone this way
before and not been so fortunate We circled the sheer face of the mountain,
drawn by ...

These Days Of Large Things

Author: Michael Tavel Clarke
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472099627
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"They crawl about in the abyss intent upon their own small concerns."41 (Note
that Coburn, unlike Mumford, ... To me New York is a vision that rises out of the
sea as I come up the harbor on my Atlantic liner, and which glimmers for a while
in the sun for the first of my stay amidst its pinnacles; but which vanishes, but for
fragmentary glimpses, as I become one of the grey creatures that crawl about like
ants, at the bottom of its gloomy caverns. My apparently unseemly hurry has for
its ...

My Air Ships

Author: Alberto Santos-Dumont
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447486765
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I arrived early at the Parc d'Aerostation of Vaugirard so as to lose nothing of the
preparations. ... At the bottom of the abyss, which already opened 1500 yards
below us, the earth, instead of appearing round like a ball, shows concave like a
bowl by a peculiar phenomenon of refraction whose effect is to lift up constantly
to the aeronaut's eyes the circle of the ... Human beings look like ants along the
white lines that are highways, and the rows of houses look like children's

One Day In The Life Of A Fool

Author: Jeremy Gates
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595397166
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“Jeremy would you like to talk about the ant infestation that you told me not more
that a week and a half ago!” Mandy was right of ... When I finished, I walked back
into the hallway that lead to my room and as I started walking I noticed a steady
trail of ants coming out of one of the air intake grills at the bottom of the wall. I
stopped ... I continued following the trail of ants with my eyes up the leg of Steve's
desk and watched as they disappeared into the abyss of dirty dishes. I must add
that ...

The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie

Author: Alan Bradley
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 9780440338468
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I had just turned and was moving back towards the open gap when I tripped and
fell flat on my face, my head sticking out over the edge of the abyss. I might have
broken every bone in my body but I was afraid to move. A million miles below, or
so it seemed, a pair of ant-like figures emerged from Anson House and set out
across the Quad. My first thought was that I was still alive. But then as my terror
subsided, anger rushed in to take its place: anger at my own stupidity and
clumsiness, ...

Dreams Of The Compass Rose

Author: Vera Nazarian
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 193099785X
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And the great sail, instead of tearing, collapsed of its own accord as the sailors
that held it taut were thrown off like ants into the angry black waters. "No!" Lero
howled in anguish, seeing another old friend, a sailor who had been on this ship
forever it seemed, ripped from his place near the bow and thrown far out into the
churning waters like a still puppet. "So, you're invincible? ... I hope to all the gods
that you fall like a dead weight and go straight to the bottom! I will not take you
any ...

Journey To The Abyss

Author: Harry Kessler
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307701484
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One of his aims was to portray Rathenau as the first martyr of the llieirnar
Republic. its Abraham Lincoln. I Ie threw himself into the project with his ... f07'('
three or four in the morning and ant simply dried up. '1 In certain ways it seemed
to him as the ideals for ... In the wake of the Depression, the rest of his collection
— the van Goghs, Rcnoirs, Bonnards, and so on—were sold for rock-bottom
prices in a desperate attempt to keep the Cranach- Presse afl oat. Harry became
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The Lost Boat

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The woman, rocking from side to side on the top of the cart, glanced fearfully
downward into the dark abyss, and all her muscles stiffened. With one hand she
hung tightly onto a thick rope. The sound of the river water roaring at the bottom
of the abyss drifted up to them as if to raise the spirits of the dead. Climbing along
the very edge of the ... In the blue sky its keen eyes caught sight of the group
struggling on the cliff like ants with loads on their backs. All of a sudden, the
group, in its ...

The Wonder Book Of Science

Author: Jean-Henri Fabre
Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.
ISBN: 0898757118
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It is difficult, in this world, even for an ant-lion to earn its mouthful. At last an ant
comes along. Going about its business and being so busy it does not notice the
pit. It has hardly touched the edge of the abyss, however, when the sand slips
away from beneath its feet. The slope of the funnel runs away and carries with it
the careless insect. Half-way down, with a desperate effort, the ant stops and tries
to ascend. With its frail claws, trembling with terror, it clings as well as it can to
any ...