It was a common opinion that our men should not have shut themselves up in the Goletta, but should have waited in the open at the landing-place; but those who say so talk at random and with little knowledge of such matters; for if in the Goletta and in the fort
there were barely seven thousand soldiers, how could such a small number, however resolute, sally out and hold their own against numbers like those of the enemy?
Some hideous member of the ape-man tribe had entered the fort
and carried her off.
He would come running at the first sound of a steamboat's whistle; and when the last fight was over and White Fang and the pack had scattered, he would return slowly to the fort
, his face heavy with regret.
They withdrew into their fort
, which was completely hid from sight in the dark and tangled wood.
Through the heavy Caspakian air, beneath the swollen sun, the five men marched northwest from Fort
Dinosaur, now waist-deep in lush, jungle grasses starred with myriad gorgeous blooms, now across open meadow-land and parklike expanses and again plunging into dense forests of eucalyptus and acacia and giant arboreous ferns with feathered fronds waving gently a hundred feet above their heads.
We were busily employed in building this fort
, until the fourteenth day of June following, without any farther opposition from the Indians; and having finished the works, I returned to my family, on Clench.
The river washes along the front of the old fort
, and so protects it, but on the sides and behind there are many doors, and these had to be guarded, of course, in the old quarter as well as in that which was actually held by our troops.
Kearney station, where there was a garrison, was only two miles distant; but, that once passed, the Sioux would be masters of the train between Fort
Kearney and the station beyond.
29th of September and struck off to the northeast, keeping along the southern skirt of the mountain on which Henry's Fort
je les ai fait prisonnieres pres de l'autre fort
, et je les conduis au general.
de Treville, on leaving the residence of the LIEUTENANT-CRIMINEL and the governor of the Fort
l'Eveque without being able to find Athos, arrived at the palace.
He had come to the surface facing down the stream; in a moment the visible world seemed to wheel slowly round, himself the pivotal point, and he saw the bridge, the fort
, the soldiers upon the bridge, the captain, the sergeant, the two privates, his executioners.