And how am I to find the nearest way to overtake my regiment, which must by now be getting near the Rogozhski gate
?" thought he.
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
!" cried a voice which seemed to be that of a man in a hurry.
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.
"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."
Hector laid hold of a stone that lay just outside the gates
and was thick at one end but pointed at the other; two of the best men in a town, as men now are, could hardly raise it from the ground and put it on to a waggon, but Hector lifted it quite easily by himself, for the son of scheming Saturn made it light for him.
Let's go!" and he moved forward toward the gate
. At the same time, Smith-Oldwick discharged his weapon and a yellow-coated warrior screamed and crumpled forward upon his face.
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.