Taking the shortest way to the boathouse, he waited for them to appear, but no one came, and he went up the hill
to take an observation.
All the low hills
were washed with color and even the little clusters of bushes in the corners of the fences were alive with beauty.
side was alive with clatter and motion; with sudden up-springing lights among the pines.
They went out more; they frequented concerts and parties; they accepted, with their host and his family, an invitation to one of those opulent and barbaric entertainments with which a noted San Francisco millionaire distracted his rare moments of reflection in his gorgeous palace on the hills
A gentle slope descends from it to a silver sheet of water, bordered by high trees, between which, peeps may be caught at the blue hills
of the Hudson.
He is Squire Gordon, of Birtwick Park, the other side the Beacon Hills
," said James.
A common and natural result of an undue respect for the law is, that you may see a file of soldiers, colonel, captain, corporal, privates, powder-monkeys, and all, marching in admirable order over hill
and dale to the wars, against their wills, ay, against their common sense and consciences, which makes it very steep marching indeed, and produces a palpitation of the heart.
Willoughby had no property of his own in the country; that he resided there only while he was visiting the old lady at Allenham Court, to whom he was related, and whose possessions he was to inherit; adding, "Yes, yes, he is very well worth catching I can tell you, Miss Dashwood; he has a pretty little estate of his own in Somersetshire besides; and if I were you, I would not give him up to my younger sister, in spite of all this tumbling down hills
All night our fires shone out across the valley; all night the songs of soldiers echoed down the hills
We ought to love these lonely hills
and meadows far more.
Away to the south-west of us we saw two low hills
, about a couple of miles apart, and rising behind one of them a third and higher hill
, whose peak was still buried in the fog.
After that he was taken off timber-hauling, and employed, with a few score other elephants who were trained to the business, in helping to catch wild elephants among the Garo hills