But he was still dizzy with the glimpse of the precipice they had skirted, and full of a new awe at the mystery of young-girlhood.
He felt as though he had been struggling for hours up the face of a steep precipice, and now, just as he had fought his way to the top, his hold had given way and he was pitching down headlong into darkness.
Archer sat silent, with the sense of clinging to the edge of a sliding precipice.
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She approached and then pulled back from the precipice.
She skied off a precipice, dropped her skis in midair, and then opened a parachute.