the Hill


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a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets

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But he had no arms at all, and, seeing this, the Scarecrow did not fear that so helpless a creature could prevent them from climbing the hill.
And those who'd fain know how we fared Follow and find us, Safe on the hills, with all the world Safely behind us.
LUCIE scrambled up the hill as fast as her stout legs would carry her; she ran along a steep path-way--up and up--until Little--town was right away down below--she could have dropped a pebble down the chimney!
The hills and the rocks are rent asunder in places, excavations expose great blocks of building-stone that have lain buried for ages, and all the mean houses and walls of modern Smyrna along the way are spotted white with broken pillars, capitals and fragments of sculptured marble that once adorned the lordly palaces that were the glory of the city in the olden time.
A sign over the door denoted it to be the White Mountain Post Office -- an establishment which distributes letters and newspapers to perhaps a score of persons, comprising the population of two or three townships among the hills.
Right down below the White Horse is a curious deep and broad gully called "the Manger," into one side of which the hills fall with a series of the most lovely sweeping curves, known as "the Giant's Stairs.
It was an elusive vision--a moment of bewildering darkness, and then, in a flash like daylight, the red masses of the Orphanage near the crest of the hill, the green tops of the pine trees, and this problematical object came out clear and sharp and bright.
That red ran high up the hill of their refuge, damming back the little river, which had begun to spread into a brick-coloured lake.
the near leader violently shook his head and everything upon it--like an unusually emphatic horse, denying that the coach could be got up the hill.
At last he saw the little black figure coming from between the grey houses and gradually approaching the foot of the hill.
At last it began to grow dusk, and the sun sank behind the mountains; gradually it became cooler on the hill, and the grass grew wet with dew.
Higher up the hill, on the very horizon, our guns were visible through the wonderfully clear air, brightly illuminated by slanting morning sunbeams.
He seemed to know these hills as well as he knew the hill dialects, and gave the lama the lie of the land towards Ladakh and Tibet.
Quickly she dropped the flier until the hill shut it off from the view of the possible occupants of the structure she had seen.
On a seat on the hill above Greenside he sat for perhaps half an hour, looking down upon the lamps of Edinburgh, and up at the lamps of heaven.
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