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. ... 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.
... The artist, like the corporate executive, is a person of exceptional vision,
responsible for instructing his contemporaries, who rarely if ever attain
comparable heights.

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, ...
pulled by some unseen force, anxious to see what was around the next curve of
the mountain I wondered how many people had fallen to their deaths here, how
many skeletons lay at the bottom of the abyss Surely, there were many other ...

The Abyss

Author: Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748133054
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In contrast to the torn and ugly rent in the earth, the men worked with a beautiful
antlike orderliness; and in antlike silence, every man at his post, the gangers
walking about amongst them seeing that all was well. Clay-coloured the navvies
were: high-low boots, ... The runner was similarly attached by a rope tied to his
belt. When the barrow was loaded, the runner at the bottom gave a signal to the
horse-boy at the top, the horse was led forward, and the barrow was drawn up,
with the ...

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 ...

From High Places

Author: Adrian Hendroff
Publisher: The History Press Ireland
ISBN: 1845889894
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A cave above a remote lake at the bottom of a long vertiginous line of rocky crag
below, accessible only by a rope, was his safe haven. The ancient name for the
lake was Lough Coumgaurha, ... called the 'Ariel Route' high on the south-facing
cliffs. Today, vertical routes like 'Emperor's Nose', 'Atom Ant Wall', 'Perpetual ...
Just beyond a grassy patch, I stood on the edge of a devilish gully, and peered
down into its yawning abyss. A mild scramble up to the plateau followed, after
which I ...

The Lost Boat

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... bottom of the abyss drifted up to them as if to raise the spirits of the dead.
Climbing along the very edge of the precipice, the cart and the mules, the bodies
and souls, all seemed to be hanging onto fragile reins that were ready to snap. '
Papa The woman called out in a helpless moan. No answer. Her words were like
gossamer floating from her lips. An eagle flew overhead. In the blue sky its keen
eyes caught sight of the group struggling on the cliff like ants with loads on their

Evergreen Review

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It is this abyss of Shakespeare's imagination that Slowacki makes the hero of his
Kordian look into : Come ! Here, on the top stand still. Your head will whirl, When
you cast your eyes on the abyss below your feet. Crows flying there half-way no
bigger are than beetles. And there, too, someone is toiling, gathering weed. He
looks no bigger than a human head. And there on the beach the fishermen seem
like ants... This veristic ... the top and bottom of the cliff, the precipice.
Shakespeare ...

The Living Age

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At the bottom of this appalling gorge is no smiling valley or wooded glade;
nothing but a great river surging angrily along a rocky bed and chafing with
eternal thunder against its prison walls. But once has the passage of that terrible
defile from end to end been accomplished. The story is contained in a
parliamentary paper, but it reads like some weird romance." The spectator from
above sees nothing but what might be a silken skein twisted along the bottom of
the abyss; his ear, ...

Littell S Living Age

Author: Eliakim Littell
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vanished altogether in the abyss. The spectators ... With what superhuman
strength was the great ploughshare driven through the heart of the everlasting
hills | We crawl like ants in the furrow, happy if in our day some Daniel arises to
interpret to us the mystic handwriting on the wall. The Yosemite is ... The
spectator from above sees nothing but what might be a silken skein twisted along
the bottom of the abyss; his ear, if strained, hardly catches a dim and fretful
murmur. But below is ...