Phrases with "angled"

Florence Dixie Many a worldly dame and chaperone angled for these catches, and flung their daughters into the busy exchanging mart charged to do their best to win the prizes. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

He had been angled for by so many damsels, and courted by so many fathers and mothers, that he fancied he had but to say the word when the time came, and the thing would be done. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Robert Louis Stevenson But the fish we angled for were of a metaphysical species, and we angled as often as not in one another’s baskets. The Amateur Emigrant by Robert Louis Stevenson

Abraham Merri There was a pulse in the great clipped rose, a rhythmic throbbing of vermilion fire that ran into it from the angled veins, beat through the latticed nucleus and throbbed back whence it had come. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

I saw, with indignation, my own wretched self being angled for like a fish. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Abraham Merri Up from the darkness flew an incredible shape — like a monstrous, armored flat-backed crab; angled spikes protruded from it; its huge body was spangled with darting, greenish flames. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

H.P. Lovecraft It was then, in the gathering twilight, that he thought he saw a faint trace of luminosity in the crazily angled stone. The Haunter of the Dark by H.P. Lovecraft [1935]

Abraham Merri It flashed back on high with the scarlet length of Cherkis’s son sprawled along its angled end. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Arthur Conan Doyle They are not to be angled for with a naked hook. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

Abraham Merri Then Klaneth plunged howling out of Bel’s Bower, down the angled stairway, through the secret shrines, on and on until he reached that cell where he had left Kenton with the six archers. The Ship of Ishtar by Abraham Merri

Abraham Merri It hung poised as had that other nightmare shape, standing out jet black and colossal, rearing upon columnar legs, whose outlines were those of alternate enormous angled arrow-points and lunettes. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Abraham Merri Before me now was a bridge complete except for the one arc near the middle where an angled gap marred it. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Was I nothing better than Castro? He had been angled for with salted meat. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Abraham Merri I heard the little wailing sounds — then behind the fleeing men, close behind them, rose the angled pillar; into place sprang the flexing arms, and again it took its toll of them. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Arthur Conan Doyle It pressed its broad, black chest against the bars and angled for me with its crooked paws as I have seen a kitten do before a mouse-trap. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]