lofty perch

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  • From the lofty perch a view could be had for miles in every direction. Cited from Warlord of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Even when President and sitting with his Cabinet, his feet always found some lofty perch. Cited from The Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Henry Ketcham
  • I could bring him tumbling from his lofty perch with a few words. Cited from The Moon Rock, by Arthur J. Rees
  • The alarm was given at once, but it was some time before the bird was seen on his lofty perch. Cited from Chatterbox, 1905, by Various
  • They accordingly prepared to descend from their lofty perch to the world below. Cited from Ernest Bracebridge, by William H. G. Kingston
  • From his lofty perch above the world the Eagle had looked down upon centuries of change and decay. Cited from The Curious Book of Birds, by Abbie Farwell Brown
  • He flung himself down from his lofty perch to take his seat, entirely as a matter of course, beside us on the green bench. Cited from In and Out of Three Normady Inns, Anna Bowman Dodd
  • From his lofty perch this strange mongrel king still awaits the call of France! Cited from Celebrated Claimants from Perkin Warbeck to Arthur Orton, by Anonymous
  • The acute trouble takes place just after mounting the beast and just before leaving the lofty perch occupied by passengers on his back. Cited from Modern India, by William Eleroy Curtis
  • I danced up and down on my lofty perch with delight. Cited from Before Adam, by Jack London
  • Each instant it grew more intense, till all near objects could be clearly distinguished, but still the mate gave no announcement from his lofty perch. Cited from Mark Seaworth, by William H.G. Kingston
  • But, from my lofty perch, the whole of the ghastly struggle had been visible to the least detail. Cited from The Cruise of the Cachalot, by Frank T. Bullen
  • Down I crept very cautiously, for fear of making the slightest noise, from my lofty perch. Cited from Dick Onslow, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Tarzan of the Apes watched them for a while from his lofty perch in the great tree. Cited from Tarzan of the Apes, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Looking up to discover whence it proceeded, his keen eyes detected Herbert in his lofty perch. Cited from Try and Trust, by Horatio Alger
  • From our lofty perch, of a moonlight night, the frigate itself was a glorious sight. Cited from White Jacket, by Herman Melville
  • The boy, from his lofty perch, watched the form below him for several minutes, but could detect no sign of life, and rightly concluded there was none. Cited from In the Pecos Country, Lieutenant R.H. Jayne
  • The bird was still sitting patiently on her lofty perch, and my heart beat anxiously with hope that I should be able to creep within shot. Cited from The Bushman, by Edward Wilson Landor
  • Fairburn, almost as helpless as on the previous afternoon, was speedily lifted down from his lofty perch by the strong arms of his father. Cited from With Marlborough to Malplaquet, by Herbert Strang and Richard Stead
  • On looking up he saw that it came from his enemy, the hansom-cab man, who was apparently keeping a lookout on the square from his lofty perch. Cited from Love Eternal, by H. Rider Haggard
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