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In this enterprise, however, he had more real difficulties than generally fell to the lot of a knight-errant of yore, who seldom had anything but giants, enchanters, fiery dragons, and such like easily conquered adversaries, to contend with and had to make his way merely through gates of iron and brass, and walls of adamant to the castle keep, where the lady of his heart was confined; all which he achieved as easily as a man would carve his way to the centre of a Christmas pie; and then the lady gave him her hand as a matter of course.
Soon afterwards, the bell at the great gate sounded, and he thought, "They have come back
Pumblechook was coming in also, when she stopped him with the gate.
I walked slowly through the gates, but when I was without the gates the anguish that took me because of my burnt hand was more than I could bear.
Peter asked her the way to the gate, but she had such a large pea in her mouth that she could not answer.
The two warders at the nearest gate tried to close it, but were shot dead in their tracks.
But unluckily that iron gate, that ha-ha, give me a feeling of restraint and hardship.
Then the big gate swung slowly open, and they all passed through and found themselves in a high arched room, the walls of which glistened with countless emeralds.
Early the next morning, as she and Curdken went out through the gate, she said sorrowfully:
And though she looked dubiously at the house-front as if inclined to return, it was with a breath of relied that she closed the gate.
The green men were expecting an exodus of a body of red troops from the nearest city gate, and they were lying there in ambush to leap upon them.
Mavra Kuzminichna opened the gate and an officer of eighteen, with the round face of a Rostov, entered the yard.