He had been thinking what was best to be done, and now he asked the Woodman to chop away the end of the tree that rested on their side of the ditch
I woke Clarence and told him the great ditch was filling up with men, and that I believed all the knights were coming for us in a body.
A glance showed that the rest of the enemy -- per- haps ten thousand strong -- were between us and the encircling ditch, and pressing forward to the assault.
There was a sudden rush and roar, and in a minute the mountain brook was raging through the big ditch and creating a river a hundred feet wide and twenty- five deep.
The governor came up, having crossed the ditch
upon a plank bridge.
If I had died at the bottom there;" and he made an emphatic swing at the ditch with his manacled hands; "I'd have held to him with that grip, that you should have been safe to find him in my hold.
I had alighted from Joe's back on the brink of the ditch when we came up, and had not moved since.
And what does he do but go and stake him--fly at a hedge with stakes in it, atop of a bank with a ditch
Madame Aubain finally slid into the ditch
, after shoving first Virginia and then Paul into it, and though she stumbled several times she managed, by dint of courage, to climb the other side of it.
A man came first, and as he came he lowered little gates along the large ditch
of running water, shutting off the streams that had run between the rows of growing plants; and behind him came other men carrying burdens of fresh vegetables in great woven baskets upon their shoulders.
He wiped his glasses the better to behold his beloved water, then seized a hoe and strode down the main ditch
to open more laterals.
Deep ditch, single drawbridge, massive stone walls, eight great towers, cannon, muskets, fire and smoke.
Cannon, muskets, fire and smoke; but, still the deep ditch, the single drawbridge, the massive stone wails, and the eight great towers.
Give me rainy weather and a ditch, and I am quite happy.
I wonder how it came here"; and he picked the rocket out of the ditch.