Copan is a city
, in the Department of Copan, near the boundary between Honduras and Guatemala.
The packers had wanted a bridge at Ashland Avenue, but they had not been able to get it till they had seen Scully; and it was the same with "Bubbly Creek," which the city
had threatened to make the packers cover over, till Scully had come to their aid.
A great corporation, nerved at every point with telephone wires, may now pay fifty thousand dollars to the Bell Company, while at the same time a young Irish immigrant boy, just arrived in New York City
, may offer five coppers and find at his disposal a fifty million dollar telephone system.
I directed Sola to proceed with Dejah Thoris along one of the less frequented avenues to the southern boundary of the city
, where I would overtake them with the thoats as quickly as possible; then, leaving them to gather what food, silks, and furs we were to need, I slipped quietly to the rear of the first floor, and entered the courtyard, where our animals were moving restlessly about, as was their habit, before settling down for the night.
Alas," said he to himself in the heaviness of his heart, "if I go within the gates, Polydamas will be the first to heap reproach upon me, for it was he that urged me to lead the Trojans back to the city
on that awful night when Achilles again came forth against us.
Whether they will be as readily received at the gate of the Celestial City
I decline giving an opinion.
This must be the Land of Oz," said Dorothy, "and we are surely getting near the Emerald City
In the valley beneath lay the city
they had just left, its more prominent buildings showing as in an isometric drawing--among them the broad cathedral tower, with its Norman windows and immense length of aisle and nave, the spires of St Thomas's, the pinnacled tower of the College, and, more to the right, the tower and gables of the ancient hospice, where to this day the pilgrim may receive his dole of bread and ale.
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
This seaport of Smyrna, our first notable acquaintance in Asia, is a closely packed city
of one hundred and thirty thousand inhabitants, and, like Constantinople, it has no outskirts.
The Niger, after running northward as far as that city
, sweeps around, like an immense water-jet from some fountain, and falls into the Atlantic in a broad sheaf.
found there all that is required for a city
like Paris; a chapel in which to pray to God; a