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.
Come with me," said Stout Will, "and my master will see that you pass through the gates
Because I might have opened the gate
to Mynheers de Witt; whereas, finding the gate
locked, they were obliged to retrace their steps.
Thrice did there peal peals at the gate
like thunders, thrice did the vaults resound and howl again: then did I go to the gate
He came presently to a small gate
beside which was a low building and before the doorway of the building a warrior standing guard.
Then I returned, and sat outside the gates
of the Emposeni, waiting till the king's women, whom he named his sisters, should come to draw water according to their custom.
In front of them, and at the end of the road of yellow brick, was a big gate
, all studded with emeralds that glittered so in the sun that even the painted eyes of the Scarecrow were dazzled by their brilliancy.
Therefore Jellia, hobbling along like an aged woman, was led from the city gates
and taken before Glinda.
After considerably parleying he consented to admit them to the city, and a moment later the wheel-like gate
rolled back within its niche, and Thuvia and Carthoris entered the city of Lothar.
Menestheus son of Peteos was dismayed when he saw them, for it was against his part of the wall that they came-- bringing destruction with them; he looked along the wall for some chieftain to support his comrades and saw the two Ajaxes, men ever eager for the fray, and Teucer, who had just come from his tent, standing near them; but he could not make his voice heard by shouting to them, so great an uproar was there from crashing shields and helmets and the battering of gates
with a din which reached the skies.
Lions, parrots, or men, it must be all the same," and he moved steadily forward in the direction of the gate
Whatever else of mischief De Vac might be up to, Brus was quite sure that in so far as the King was concerned, the key to the postern gate
was as safe in De Vac's hands as though Henry himself had it.