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Slowly the two men rowed along till they were nearly in line with the windmill.
When they were directly in line with the windmill, as near to the shore as to the ship, and nearer the shore than we had ever allowed them before, they grew suspicious.
They plow with a board slightly shod with iron; their trifling little harrows are drawn by men and women; small windmills grind the corn, ten bushels a day, and there is one assistant superintendent to feed the mill and a general superintendent to stand by and keep him from going to sleep.
You could wander along the canal till you came to broad green fields, with windmills here and there, in which cattle, black and white, grazed lazily.
Behind the Bastille there were twenty hovels clustered round the curious sculptures of the Croix-Faubin and the flying buttresses of the Abbey of Saint- Antoine des Champs; then Popincourt, lost amid wheat fields; then la Courtille, a merry village of wine-shops; the hamlet of Saint-Laurent with its church whose bell tower, from afar, seemed to add itself to the pointed towers of the Porte Saint- Martin; the Faubourg Saint-Denis, with the vast enclosure of Saint-Ladre; beyond the Montmartre Gate, the Grange- Batelière, encircled with white walls; behind it, with its chalky slopes, Montmartre, which had then almost as many churches as windmills, and which has kept only the windmills, for society no longer demands anything but bread for the body.
He told us at random of the attack on the windmills and the flocks of sheep, of the night in the valley of the fulling-mills with their trip-hammers, of the inn and the muleteers, of the tossing of Sancho in the blanket, of the island that was given him to govern, and of all the merry pranks at the duke's and duchess's, of the liberation of the galley-slaves, of the capture of Mambrino's helmet, and of Sancho's invention of the enchanted Dulcinea, and whatever else there was wonderful and delightful in the most wonderful and delightful book in the world.
Craeke from afar off recognised Dort, the smiling city, at the foot of a hill dotted with windmills.
Craeke, standing on the deck of the boat, saw, across the moving sails of the windmills, on the slope of the hill, the red and pink house which was the goal of his errand.
Stockton Council is installing a brand new timber play tower at Windmill Park, close to Ingleby Mill Primary School.
AS far as goals go the Under-13 clash between Camlough Rovers Youth and Windmill Stars was certainly a game of two halves.
para]]ZHOUZHUANG, China, June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zhouzhuang has launched a series of events in 2015 starting with the windmill season to present a cultural heritage tour for visitors to enjoy traditional arts and crafts.
Fifteen locations in Macedonia are favorable for construction of windmill parks, having powerful and constant wind for production of electric energy, as confirmed in the study prepared according to satellite recordings of "AVStruvind 37".