By taking a circuitous route, and, as it appeared to her, very unreasonable direction to the knoll, they were soon beyond her eye; and for some minutes longer she remained without sight or sound of any companion.
They desired me to stay--my cousin Maria charged me to say that you would find them at that knoll, or thereabouts.
By the time I get to the knoll they may be gone somewhere else.
Against the foot of a steep-sloped knoll he came upon a magnificent group of redwoods that seemed to have gathered about a tiny gurgling spring.
So densely wooded was the knoll, and so steep, that he had to dismount and go up on foot, at times even on hands and knees struggling hard to force a way through the thicker underbrush.
Circling the base of the knoll, he picked up with his horse and rode on to the farm-house.
And among the hills, on their favorite knoll
, Martin and Ruth sat side by side, their heads bent over the same pages, he reading aloud from the love-sonnets of the woman who had loved Browning as it is given to few men to be loved.
Crawling to my knees, I looked in the direction she indicated, to see a buck standing upon a little knoll some two hundred yards from us.
But even as I did so the animal leaped into the air, and simultaneously there was a sound of a shot from beyond the knoll.
We had not long to wait, and when I saw the head and shoulders of a man appear above the crest of the knoll, I sprang to my feet, with a heartfelt cry of joy, for it was Delcarte.
On the knoll
, two of the wireless operators were already at work.
The thicket stretched down from the top of one of the sandy knolls
, spreading and growing taller as it went, until it reached the margin of the broad, reedy fen, through which the nearest of the little rivers soaked its way into the anchorage.
Taking the rope and leading the way, I passed through a glade of tangled vines and bushes that ran between two wooded knolls.
Possibly because of some fault that had occurred when the knolls were flung together, and certainly helped by freakish erosion, the hole had been scooped out in the course of centuries by the wash of water.
On its farther rim stood three rugged knolls
covered with dense woods of spruce and oak.