This road leads through a sandy hollow shaded by trees for about a quarter of a mile, where it crosses the bridge
famous in goblin story; and just beyond swells the green knoll on which stands the whitewashed church.
is broken in the middle, and part of it is carried away; if you come on you'll be into the river.
Gub-Gub was a bit scared, walking on such a narrow bridge
at that dizzy height above the river.
He made all haste across the bridge
of clouds, and told the Fairy that her commands were obeyed.
In the midst of that hell, a column of soldiers was forcing its way to the bridge
, between two hedges of dead bodies.
But they can't prevent me from thinking that it would be more natural for us to cross the bridge
on foot, and let the train come after
The Adjutant half turned his head, sheered a little in the direction of the voice, and landed stiffly on the sand-bar below the bridge
The old gentleman now took him by the arm, and led him more into the shade of the bridge
-- a few paces back from the turnstile.
Midway up the slope between the bridge
and fort were the spectators -- a single company of infantry in line, at "parade rest," the butts of their rifles on the ground, the barrels inclining slightly backward against the right shoulder, the hands crossed upon the stock.
His posture prevented much being seen of him, but as he neared the bridge
he stood up in the boat and turned round.
Soon, however, they came to a little brook, and as there was no bridge
or foot-plank, they did not know how they were to get over it.
of Sighs, of course--and next the Church and the Great Square of St.
Paris remained for many centuries in its island state, with two bridges
, one on the north, the other on the south; and two bridge
heads, which were at the same time its gates and its fortresses,--the Grand-Châtelet on the right bank, the Petit-Châtelet on the left.
At midday the Russian baggage train, the artillery, and columns of troops were defiling through the town of Enns on both sides of the bridge
Now Guph had heard, during his long lifetime, many tales of these dreaded Phanfasms; so he had heard of this barrier of melted lava, and also he had been told that there was a narrow bridge
that spanned it in one place.