This fort was situated on the present site
of Rome, N.
Quatrain composed for the gates of a market to he erected upon the site
of the Jacobin Club House at Paris.
New York having but one county of Otsego, and the Susquehanna but one proper source, there can be no mistake as to the site
of the tale.
It was built upon a vast site
, independent at once of the plain and of the river, because it was almost a marsh fed by springs and kept up by rains.
Their old jealousies and differences continued; they never could coincide in their choice, and the captain objected altogether to any site
so high up the river.
This very neat and spacious edifice is erected on the site
of the little wicket gate, which formerly, as all old pilgrims will recollect, stood directly across the highway, and, by its inconvenient narrowness, was a great obstruction to the traveller of liberal mind and expansive stomach The reader of John Bunyan will be glad to know that Christian's old friend Evangelist, who was accustomed to supply each pilgrim with a mystic roll, now presides at the ticket office.
Well, look at those hills which surround the main one where the site
for the Castle was wisely chosen--on the highest ground.
We inquired, and learned that the lions of Smyrna consisted of the ruins of the ancient citadel, whose broken and prodigious battlements frown upon the city from a lofty hill just in the edge of the town--the Mount Pagus of Scripture, they call it; the site
of that one of the Seven Apocalyptic Churches of Asia which was located here in the first century of the Christian era; and the grave and the place of martyrdom of the venerable Polycarp, who suffered in Smyrna for his religion some eighteen hundred years ago.
The periodic disappearance of their arrows, and the strange pranks perpetrated by unseen hands, had wrought them to such a state that life had become a veritable burden in their new home, and now it was that Mbonga and his head men began to talk of abandoning the village and seeking a site
farther on in the jungle.
I forget whether I have told you that there was a stave on the rock, driven into it by some buccaneers of long ago to mark the site
of buried treasure.
A week spent among the Pamarung Islands disclosed no suitable site
for the professor's camp, nor was it until they had cruised up the coast several miles north of the equator and Cape Santang that they found a tiny island a few miles off the coast opposite the mouth of a small river--an island which fulfilled in every detail their requirements.
As he had howled, in his puppy days, when he fled back from the Wild to the village to find it vanished and naught but a rubbish-heap to mark the site
of Grey Beaver's tepee, so now he pointed his muzzle to the cold stars and told to them his woe.