The door cracked open, revealing a similar platform to the one that had been on the other side of the river.
On the Lower Murray the body is placed on a platform of sticks and left to decay.
From falling on to the platform, ballast, &c.: - (a) When entering trains.
They are placed either on the departure side parallel to the platform (" side " stations) or at right angles to the rails and platforms (" end " stations).
The opening of the doors was apt to cause a disagreeable draught through the car in cold weather, and passengers occasionally fell from the open platform, or were blown from it, when the train was moving.
On this surface of pile heads was laid a platform of two layers of squared oak beams; and on this again the foundations proper were built.
Projecting from the upper platform at the centre of the chord of the semicircular area is a cube of rock, ii ft.
It is situated on a platform of conglomerate rock forming a promontory at the south-west of the entrance to Loch Etive and is surrounded on three sides by the sea.
High, the depth of the platform from which it rises being about 14,000 ft., and its height above the sea being upwards of l000 ft.
Just above them, and almost on a level with their platform, were banks of rolling clouds which constantly shifted position and changed color.
The Gargoyles roughly pushed them into the opening, where there was a platform, and then flew away and left them.
Jim was brought with the others, although it took a good many Gargoyles to carry the big beast through the air and land him on the high platform, and the buggy was thrust in after him because it belonged to the party and the wooden folks had no idea what it was used for or whether it was alive or not.
From their platform a stair descended into the house, and the children and the Wizard explored it after lighting a lantern to show them the way.
Several stories of empty rooms rewarded their search, but nothing more; so after a time they came back to the platform again.
"No they won't," said the voice of the kitten, and Eureka herself crawled over the edge of the platform and sat down quietly upon the floor.
Eureka quickly followed him, and soon they were all standing together upon the platform, with eight of the much prized wooden wings beside them.
In 58 BC, Clodius Pulcher ran on a "free grain for the poor" platform as he tried to become tribune.
UC Berkeley created an open-source grid-computing platform called Boinc.
Almost before I knew it, the train stopped at the Tuscumbia station, and there on the platform stood the whole family.
They divided it into cakes by methods too well known to require description, and these, being sledded to the shore, were rapidly hauled off on to an ice platform, and raised by grappling irons and block and tackle, worked by horses, on to a stack, as surely as so many barrels of flour, and there placed evenly side by side, and row upon row, as if they formed the solid base of an obelisk designed to pierce the clouds.