Mavra Kuzminichna opened the gate
and an officer of eighteen, with the round face of a Rostov, entered the yard.
For, in sooth, 'twill work no good to march upon the gates
if they be closed.
Yes, from prison, perhaps, but not from the town; you will see, Van Deken, that the poor fellow will find the gate
closed against him which he hoped to find open.
Art thou not thyself the wind with shrill whistling, which bursteth open the gates
of the fortress of Death?
And so they moved down the hillside toward the gates
of Manator--Tara, Princess of Helium, and Ghek, the kaldane of Bantoom--and surrounding them rode the savage, painted warriors of U-Dor, dwar of the 8th Utan of O-Tar, Jeddak of Manator.
And with the wand of ivory she pointed to the gates
of ivory, through which came light and laughter, and with the wand of ebony she pointed to the gates
of coal, through which came blackness and groans.
The Guardian of the Gates
found a pair that would just fit Dorothy and put them over her eyes.
She at once climbed to a high tower of the royal palace and saw banners waving in every direction and the great white tent of Glinda standing directly before the gates
O Tario, most glorious Jeddak," replied Jav, "these be strangers who came with the hordes of Torquas to our gates
, saying that they were prisoners of the green men.
The eagle let go her hold; she did not succeed in taking it home to her little ones, and so will it be--with ourselves; even though by a mighty effort we break through the gates
and wall of the Achaeans, and they give way before us, still we shall not return in good order by the way we came, but shall leave many a man behind us whom the Achaeans will do to death in defence of their ships.
They had covered a good portion of the distance to the gate
without mishap when there came to their ears from the central portion of the city sounds of a great commotion.
He saw that when the Lady Maud accompanied him they were wont to repair to the farthermost extremities of the palace grounds where, by a little postern gate
, she admitted a certain officer of the Guards to whom the Queen had forbidden the privilege of the court.
Rouletabille and I had been walking for several minutes, by the side of a long wall bounding the vast property of Monsieur Stangerson and had already come within sight of the entrance gate
, when our attention was drawn to an individual who, half bent to the ground, seemed to be so completely absorbed in what he was doing as not to have seen us coming towards him.
The green men were expecting an exodus of a body of red troops from the nearest city gate
, and they were lying there in ambush to leap upon them.
PETER was most dreadfully frightened; he rushed all over the garden, for he had forgotten the way back to the gate