Some people get to the top of the ladder, only to find that it's leaning against the wrong wall?
Instantly strong arms scooped her off the ladder and lowered her safely to the floor.
I'd better get a screwdriver and tighten that ladder before you fall and break your neck.
Then the day you fell on the ladder and I caught you - I figured you suspected then.
We braced our ladder against the wall and played a game of numbers to see who would the first to climb.
But back then, being pregnant with no husband didn't get you up the social ladder any too fast.
Gabe paced as Tamer climbed a ladder to tablets stacked at the top of one limestone shelf.
Well aware of Hannah.s social ladder climbing aspirations, Katie couldn.t help her retort.
"Hannah used me to climb the social ladder, and I did not mind, because she is a beautiful, sweet girl," he said.
He had been outside, atop a ladder, removing Christmas lights when the two checked in to Bird Song, the Dean's bed and breakfast.
Using it as a ladder, she climbed on the counter, stretching from her knees to reach the top shelf.
A ladder lowered, and Brady vaulted onto it, followed by Dan.
In shallow mines the men use the ladder-way in going to and from their work.
If we compare this with a similar allegory in Nasir's diwan, which culminates in the praise of Mostansir, we are fairly entitled to look upon it as a covert allusion to the eminent men who revealed to the poet in Cairo the secrets of the Isma`ilitic faith, and showed him what he considered the "heavenly ladder" to superior knowledge and spiritual bliss.
And ladder of the Mazdean faith.
My father was obliged to get a ladder and take Miss Sullivan out through the window--much to my delight.
When she was at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston she stood on a step-ladder and let both hands play over the statues.
I hardly ever failed, when I rambled through the village, to see a row of such worthies, either sitting on a ladder sunning themselves, with their bodies inclined forward and their eyes glancing along the line this way and that, from time to time, with a voluptuous expression, or else leaning against a barn with their hands in their pockets, like caryatides, as if to prop it up.
If I see, clearly see, that ladder leading from plant to man, why should I suppose it breaks off at me and does not go farther and farther?
The higher a man stands on the social ladder, the more people he is connected with and the more power he has over others, the more evident is the predestination and inevitability of his every action.