Where the old land surveyor had put down woods, lakes, and rivers, they marked out the cleared spaces, and dotted the villages
and towns, and calculated the progressively increasing value of the territory, as if there were yet a prospect of its ultimately forming a princedom for themselves.
Besides, there is no encouragement for ghosts in most of our villages
, for they have scarcely had time to finish their first nap and turn themselves in their graves, before their surviving friends have travelled away from the neighborhood; so that when they turn out at night to walk their rounds, they have no acquaintance left to call upon.
The man looked at him, looked at the village
in the hollow, at the mill, and at the prison on the crag.
is an organism, conscious of its several parts, as a town is not.
And at last Dab-Dab found him on the other side of the village
in a stable-yard, where all the dogs of the country-side were standing round him speechless with admiration and respect.
The man stared, and ran back up the one street of the village
shouting for the priest, who was a big, fat man dressed in white, with a red and yellow mark on his forehead.
Well, then, you must know," continued the young man, "this morning that famous student-shepherd called Chrysostom died, and it is rumoured that he died of love for that devil of a village
girl the daughter of Guillermo the Rich, she that wanders about the wolds here in the dress of a shepherdess.
Now they were racing in the direction of the battle that was being waged between their fellows and the followers of the two Swedes, and as the din of battle subsided in the distance, Korak turned and resumed his journey toward the village
Martha had earned her bread sometimes as a seamstress, sometimes as help to a farmer's wife, sometimes as school-mistress of the village
children, sometimes as a nurse or watcher of the sick, thus acquiring a varied experience, the ultimate use of which she little anticipated.
Should it fail, the village
would not be worse off than at present, when destruction appeared inevitable.
Hunt and his party were sojourning at the village
of the Omahas, three Sioux Indians of the Yankton Alma tribe arrived, bringing unpleasant intelligence.
Said Mang, "The village
of the Man-Pack, where they cast out the Man-cub, hums like a hornet's nest.
From a lofty perch Tarzan viewed the village
of thatched huts across the intervening plantation.
They were the children of the village
in which I lived, and they went to the school there--all of them.
Having set off in the small hours of the fourteenth, accompanied by a bugler and two Cossacks, Balashev reached the French outposts at the village
of Rykonty, on the Russian side of the Niemen, by dawn.