He come out of th' nest in th' other garden an' when first he flew over th' wall
he was too weak to fly back for a few days an' we got friendly.
Here the Persian motioned to Raoul to go on his knees; and, in this way, crawling on both knees and one hand--for the other hand was held in the position indicated--they reached the end wall
At length one evening, as the jailer was visiting him for the last time that night, Dantes, with his ear for the hundredth time at the wall
, fancied he heard an almost imperceptible movement among the stones.
Agreed; but the ransom of that immense treasure buried under the gallery, to which one descends on pushing a spring hidden in the wall
, which causes a tub to turn, revealing a staircase -- must not one speak of that a little, my lord?
Meanwhile the rest of the Trojans were fighting about the other gates; I, however, am no god to be able to tell about all these things, for the battle raged everywhere about the stone wall
as it were a fiery furnace.
I saw, too, for a few moments of delirious horror, the soft and nearly imperceptible waving of the sable draperies which enwrapped the walls
of the apartment.
All they could see was a mass of towers and steeples behind the green walls
, and high up above everything the spires and dome of the Palace of Oz.
A single sweeping circle of my own blade caught the flying weapon and hurled it clattering against the far wall
, and then, as I sidestepped my antagonist's impetuous rush, I let him have my point full in the stomach as he hurtled by.
I now followed the wall
some little distance, and then, to see over it, walked backwards until I was all but in the beck; and there, sure enough, shone my darling's candle, close as close against the diamond panes of her narrow, lofty window
It was here that the brave Abbe wrote a book with his own blood, with a pen made of a piece of iron hoop, and by the light of a lamp made out of shreds of cloth soaked in grease obtained from his food; and then dug through the thick wall
with some trifling instrument which he wrought himself out of a stray piece of iron or table cutlery and freed Dantes from his chains.
Afterwards, the wall
was whitewashed or scraped down, I know not which, and the inscription disappeared.
Some fifteen men with merry shouts were shaking down the high wattle wall
of a shed, the roof of which had already been removed.
Between it and the city was no semblance of breastwork or other protection against rifle or cannon fire; yet distinctly now in the light of the rising sun Carthoris could see many figures moving along the summit of the high wall
, and upon the roof tops beyond.
Before long they reached a high wall
of solid white marble, and the path came to an end at this wall
Directly before him in the wall
nearest him Tarzan saw a low-arched gateway to which a well-beaten trail led from that which he had been following.