The people in possession of the house had let them in at the gate
, and they had rushed in to work at the grindstone; it had evidently been set up there for their purpose, as in a convenient and retired spot.
My young conductress locked the gate
, and we went across the court-yard.
Then she, the Inkosazana, pointed with the rod of ivory to the gates
of ivory; but still they stood before her, not moving.
So in through the gates
trooped the whole gay company, Robin's men behaving as awkwardly and laughing and talking as noisily as the rest; while the Sheriff's scowling men-at-arms stood round about and sought to find one who looked like a forester, but without avail.
At first he scarcely said anything; his looks only expressed his extreme surprise and vexation, and he walked to the gate
and stood there, without seeming to know what to do.
I am the Guardian of the Gates
, and since you demand to see the Great Oz I must take you to his Palace.
And Curdken said, 'When we go in the morning through the dark gate
with our flock of geese, she cries and talks with the head of a horse that hangs upon the wall, and says:
She, who had heard this, walked past under the screen of her woollen veil, till, presently looking back, she perceived that the church party had left the gate
with her boots and retreated down the hill.
But scarcely had I taken a hundred steps in the direction of the farther gate
when the sound of marching troops, the clank of metal, and the squealing of thoats just within the city apprised me of the fact that the Kaolians were already moving toward the other gate
And as soon as the officer let go of the gate
handle she turned and, hurrying away on her old legs, went through the back yard to the servants' quarters.
After considerably parleying he consented to admit them to the city, and a moment later the wheel-like gate
rolled back within its niche, and Thuvia and Carthoris entered the city of Lothar.
There are more gates
to the Gardens than one gate
, but that is the one you go in at, and before you go in you speak to the lady with the balloons, who sits just outside.
You are all dressed as are the people of this wicked city so perhaps we may pass unnoticed, but at the gate
it will be a different matter, for none is permitted to leave the city at night.
The moment that he had won their attention he raised his voice to the shriller and more hideous scream of the beast he personated, and then, scarce stirring a leaf in his descent, dropped to the ground once again outside the palisade, and, with the speed of a deer, ran quickly round to the village gate
Silently he moved north past the gateway which was closed by a massive gate
which effectively barred even the slightest glimpse within the city beyond.