He knew that the gates
were tightly fastened; and further he believed that the outlaws would hardly venture again within the walls, even if the gates
As it were to make up for his fault, he hastened to open the gate
, which swung creaking on its hinges.
It was this district he was seeking, and it was for this reason his search had led him away from the main gate
of the city which he knew would not be located in a poor district.
Draw near to them, my brother; creep into their hearts and learn their counsel or teach them yours; so in the end shall Chaka be brought to that gate
through which your wives have passed, and where I also am about to tread.
So Jinjur caused the gates
to be thrown open, and Glinda marched in at the head of a company of soldiers, followed by the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, while Jack Pumpkinhead rode astride the Saw-Horse, and the Educated, Highly Magnified Woggle-Bug sauntered behind in a dignified manner.
They have returned through another gate
, or perchance these be the troops that remained to defend the city?
They were huddled upon the opposite side of the street at the left of the gate
, screaming at the tops of their voices and looking in the direction from which sounds of reinforcements were coming, as though urging on the men and lions that were already too close for the comfort of the fugitives.
Then, casting off, he rowed slowly up the Thames until, below the palace walls, he moored near to the little postern gate
which let into the lower end of the garden.
Then he turned back still running, stopping only when he reached the park gate
, where he again consulted his watch and then put it away in his pocket, shrugging his shoulders with a gesture of discouragement.
A hundred yards to my right was the gate
from which the troops were evidently expected to issue, but to reach it I must pass the flank of the green warriors within easy sight of them, and, fearing that my plan to warn the Kaolians might thus be thwarted, I decided upon hastening toward the left, where another gate
a mile away would give me ingress to the city.
Peter asked her the way to the gate
, but she had such a large pea in her mouth that she could not answer.
Then the boy got off and gave him a hard thrashing, and knocked him about the head; then he got up again and tried to make him leap the gate
, kicking him all the time shamefully, but still the pony refused.