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.
Then she, the Inkosazana, pointed with the rod of ivory to the gates
of ivory; but still they stood before her, not moving.
The Guardian of the Gates
found a pair that would just fit Dorothy and put them over her eyes.
"We saw thousands emerge from this very gate
, overwhelming the hordes of Torquas and putting them to rout with their deadly arrows and their fierce banths."
"Forgive me for laughing," she said across the gate
. "It wasn't really laughter.
At the next turn they came in sight of the gate
, where, beneath several flares, they saw a group of at least twenty warriors prepared to seize them, while from the opposite direction the roars of the pursuing lions sounded close upon them, mingling with the screams of numerous parrots which now circled about their heads.
Almost at the same moment, the beg of the great gate
rang again, and a loud noise of feet and voices came pouring into the courtyard.
And as soon as the officer let go of the gate
handle she turned and, hurrying away on her old legs, went through the back yard to the servants' quarters.
So the men marched silently but quickly until they were near to the western gate
. Then Arthur-a-Bland asked leave to go ahead as a scout, and quietly made his way to a point under the tower by the gate
"Hast thou the clothes ready bundled and the key, also, to this gate
Larsan turned his head at the sound of a vehicle which had come from the chateau and reached the gate
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.
"Yes, from prison, perhaps, but not from the town; you will see, Van Deken, that the poor fellow will find the gate
closed against him which he hoped to find open."
PETER was most dreadfully frightened; he rushed all over the garden, for he had forgotten the way back to the gate
Like a bitterly angry croaking ran the sound through the long corridors when the leaves of the gate
opened: ungraciously did this bird cry, unwillingly was it awakened.