A spring, which many long years before had induced the natives to select the place for their temporary fortification, was soon cleared of leaves, and a fountain of crystal gushed from the bed, diffusing its waters over the verdant hillock. A corner of the building was then roofed in such a manner as to exclude the heavy dew of the climate, and piles of sweet shrubs and dried leaves were laid beneath it for the sisters to repose on.
Heyward perceived, in truth, that the younger Indian had thrown his form on the side of the hillock while they were talking, like one who sought to make the most of the time allotted to rest, and that his example had been followed by David, whose voice literally "clove to his jaws," with the fever of his wound, heightened, as it was, by their toilsome march.
"Let us go and look," I put in, and hopelessly enough we scrambled up the sandy sides of the hillock, Umbopa leading.
Just before sunset we found ourselves exactly under the nipple of Sheba's left Breast, which towered thousands of feet into the air, a vast smooth hillock of frozen snow.
, as I have said, was a kind of island in the forest.
What little he could see of the surrounding country was far from alluring--a vast expanse of rough country, rolling in little, barren hillocks
, and tufted here and there with clumps of dreary shrub.
The surface of the country, which had looked so flat and level when they were coming, now seemed tossed and uneven, like the ocean-billows after a storm; a long succession of hillocks
, that had scarcely settled to their places yet, indented the desert; the wind blew furiously, and the balloon fairly flew through the atmosphere.
Next to this uncommonly interesting playground, as a field of action, came, in the children's opinion, the "secret spot." There was a velvety stretch of ground in the Sawyer pasture which was full of fascinating hollows and hillocks
, as well as verdant levels, on which to build houses.
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in the outskirts of Rollagadda village in Bhadadri-Kothagudem district on July 31.
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There were a few clouds when we started, but a few kilometres on, as we ascended a small hillock
, it began to drizzle.
The wild goat had earlier taken refuge in a cave in the hillock
near Chew Bridge two days ago when it was chased by the stray dogs in the vicinity of the buffer zone area of the national park.
The event culminated in a procession through the streets of Small Heath yesterday afternoon and celebrations were later held at the Central Jamia Masjid Ghamkol mosque in Golden Hillock
was one of five Birmingham schools plunged into special measures after snap inspections by Ofsted - sparked by the emergence of the so-called Operation Trojan Horse plot.