Where flames had been there were now streamers of smoke
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Where flames had been there were now streamers of smoke

The feet themselves were heavily padded and nailless
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The feet themselves were heavily padded and nailless

There, among some young pine trees and furze bushes
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There, among some young pine trees and furze bushes

I should have had the surprise of my life, but I did not know at that time
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I should have had the surprise of my life, but I did not know at that time

„Have they ever subjected you to cruelty and ignominy, Dejah Thoris?“ I asked, feeling the…

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The sunset faded to twilight before anything further happened.
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The sunset faded to twilight before anything further happened.

For a minute or two she stood looking at the house,
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For a minute or two she stood looking at the house,

The 16th of December was the seventy-fifth day
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The 16th of December was the seventy-fifth day

Passepartout was delighted. His master’s last exploit, the consequences of which he ignored, enchanted him.…

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The other trees of the forest did nothing to keep them back
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The other trees of the forest did nothing to keep them back

Hoo-Hoo, lying on his stomach and idly digging his toes in the sand
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Hoo-Hoo, lying on his stomach and idly digging his toes in the sand

The body showed symptoms of sinking with all its treasure
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The body showed symptoms of sinking with all its treasure

Hurriedly turning, with averted face, he descended into his cabin
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Hurriedly turning, with averted face, he descended into his cabin

Post without Sidebar: I am Granser, a tired old  man
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Post without Sidebar: I am Granser, a tired old man

Post with link to elsewhere!
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Post with link to elsewhere!

And we men, the creatures who inhabit this earth
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And we men, the creatures who inhabit this earth

Image Credit [dropcap]N[/dropcap] o one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth…

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