He walked back till he got nearly to the top of the hill
again, and seated himself on a loose stone, against the low wall, to watch till he should see the little black figure leaving the hamlet and winding up the hill.
WHEN she reached the top of the hill
, she saw a wood in the distance.
Very probably," answered Partridge; "but if the top of the hill
be properest to produce melancholy thoughts, I suppose the bottom is the likeliest to produce merry ones, and these I take to be much the better of the two.
Perhaps it is on the top of the hill
," he suggested.
This quarrel was the saving of us, for while it was still raging, another sound came from the top of the hill
on the side of the hamlet--the tramp of horses galloping.
The houses of Gravesend crowd upon the shore with an effect of confusion as if they had tumbled down haphazard from the top of the hill
at the back.
After sitting a while longer, and musing what I should do in this case, I was not able to bear sitting in ignorance longer; so setting up my ladder to the side of the hill, where there was a flat place, as I observed before, and then pulling the ladder after me, I set it up again and mounted the top of the hill
, and pulling out my perspective glass, which I had taken on purpose, I laid me down flat on my belly on the ground, and began to look for the place.
Coming up the hill, and at the top of the hill
They went out presently to go up to the top of the hill
, where I used to go; but they being strong, and a good company, nor alone, as I was, used none of my cautions to go up by the ladder, and pulling it up after them, to go up a second stage to the top, but were going round through the grove unwarily, when they were surprised with seeing a light as of fire, a very little way from them, and hearing the voices of men, not of one or two, but of a great number.
For a time Werper hid behind one of the lesser boulders that were scattered over the top of the hill
, but, seeing or hearing nothing of the Englishman, he crept from his place of concealment to undertake a systematic search of his surroundings, in the hope that he might discover the location of the treasure in ample time to make his escape before Tarzan returned, for it was the Belgian's desire merely to locate the gold, that, after Tarzan had departed, he might come in safety with his followers and carry away as much as he could transport.
As soon as Tom was back we cut along the path, around the garden fence, and by and by fetched up on the steep top of the hill
the other side of the house.
Then Dorothy walked back up the path, and followed it until she came to the very top of the hill
, where a solitary round rock stood that was bigger than any of the others surrounding it.