But as might have been expected, it was New York City
that was the record-breaker when the era of telephone expansion arrived.
Whenever he made a set to get near the Dardanian gates and under the walls, that his people might help him by showering down weapons from above, Achilles would gain on him and head him back towards the plain, keeping himself always on the city
The engine at this moment took its station in advance of the cars, looking, I must confess, much more like a sort of mechanical demon that would hurry us to the infernal regions than a laudable contrivance for smoothing our way to the Celestial City
Yet it was afternoon before they came to the great wall that surrounded the City
From the city
the red warriors were rushing toward us, and from the jungle the savage horde of green men were coming to meet them.
It is not good judgment to fit a crown of life upon a city
which has been destroyed six times.
forms an immense triangle marked out upon a vast plain of white sand, its acute angle directed toward the north and piercing a corner of the desert.
in the world was ever so finely placed as New York, so magnificently cut up by sea and bluff and river, so admirably disposed to display the tall effects of buildings, the complex immensities of bridges and mono-railways and feats of engineering.
Every Russian looking at Moscow feels her to be a mother; every foreigner who sees her, even if ignorant of her significance as the mother city
, must feel her feminine character, and Napoleon felt it.
About the walled city
the red man saw a huge encampment of the green warriors of the dead sea-bottoms, and as he let his eyes rove carefully over the city
he realized that here was no deserted metropolis of a dead past.
I suppose you have read so much about the magnificent Emerald City
that there is little need for me to describe it here.
Tip was so anxious to rejoin his man Jack and the Saw-Horse that he walked a full half the distance to the Emerald City
without stopping to rest.
As they drew nearer to the Emerald City
the travelers were filled with admiration for the splendid scenery they beheld.
The spoor lay directly along the trail for another half-mile when the way suddenly debouched from the forest into open land and there broke upon the astonished view of the ape-man the domes and minarets of a walled city
TURAN the panthan approached the strange city
under cover of the darkness.