For twenty years that sad and beautiful face haunted me, and it haunts me yet athwart life and death.
They knew that athwart the Khalifa's writ was stencilled "Made in Germany."
In this way it might be literally possible 'to hear a shadow fall athwart the stillness.'
Thus she was the first to note a shadow fall athwart the doorway.
athwart the glimmering air and dim With wistful eyes she looked on him.
Very devout too; honest to the bone, athwart all her prejudices.
We now-a-days see it as one sees a country, athwart and in perspective, and from the side; he saw it from above and from below.
Gigantic behind them, athwart the carrier lay the captured aeropile.
athwart his laughing words came from the lower end of the board a deep and harsh voice.
Did the shadow of the axe or gibbet fall athwart his dreams?