Someone stopped at the gate
, and the latch rattled as someone tried to open it.
For, in sooth, 'twill work no good to march upon the gates
if they be closed."
"Do you know whether the same precaution has been taken at the other gates
Art thou not thyself the wind with shrill whistling, which bursteth open the gates
of the fortress of Death?
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.
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
'Tenantry a bit slack with the rent?' said 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.
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.
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.