O Zarathustra, here is the great city
: here hast thou nothing to seek and everything to lose.
About the walled city
the red man saw a huge encampment of the green warriors of the dead sea-bottoms, and as he let his eyes rove carefully over the city
he realized that here was no deserted metropolis of a dead past.
"First you must come to Marentina," he said, "for a great change must be wrought in your appearance before you can hope to enter any city
But in a great city
such a plan grew to be suicidal.
The Army of Revolt only awaits my coming to march upon the Emerald City
Up this road from the precincts of the city
two persons were walking rapidly, as if unconscious of the trying ascent--unconscious through preoccupation and not through buoyancy.
The airships lined out as they moved forward into the form of a flattened V, with its apex towards the city
, and with the flagship going highest at the apex.
"In another hour," said the Shaggy Man, "we shall come in sight of the walls of the Royal City
"I know what you seek in the buried city
," remarked Tal.
The Paris of three hundred and fifty years ago--the Paris of the fifteenth century--was already a gigantic city
. We Parisians generally make a mistake as to the ground which we think that we have gained, since Paris has not increased much over one-third since the time of Louis XI.
In the open space between the forest and the city
walls, quantities of garden stuff was growing, while before him at his feet, in an open man-made ditch, ran a stream of water!
Just thirty days after my advent upon Barsoom we entered the ancient city
of Thark, from whose long-forgotten people this horde of green men have stolen even their name.