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said he in a tone of vexation and placed his hand on the gate as if to leave.
If I may make so bold, I would not try to enter the city from this gate, as 'tis closely guarded since yesterday.
He had managed to coax old Brus, the gardener, into letting him have the key to the little postern gate on the plea that he wished to indulge in a midnight escapade, hinting broadly of a fair lady who was to be the partner of his adventure, and, what was more to the point with Brus, at the same time slipping a couple of golden zecchins into the gardener's palm.
Then he turned back still running, stopping only when he reached the park gate, where he again consulted his watch and then put it away in his pocket, shrugging his shoulders with a gesture of discouragement.
A hundred yards to my right was the gate from which the troops were evidently expected to issue, but to reach it I must pass the flank of the green warriors within easy sight of them, and, fearing that my plan to warn the Kaolians might thus be thwarted, I decided upon hastening toward the left, where another gate a mile away would give me ingress to the city.
Now then," said John to the coachman, "God commands man to do all that is in his power to preserve his life; go, and drive to another gate.
Peter asked her the way to the gate, but she had such a large pea in her mouth that she could not answer.
Thrice did there peal peals at the gate like thunders, thrice did the vaults resound and howl again: then did I go to the gate.
He came presently to a small gate beside which was a low building and before the doorway of the building a warrior standing guard.
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.
Thank ye," said John, "I think you are quite in the right place, and maybe a little scratching will teach you not to leap a pony over a gate that is too high for him," and so with that John rode off.
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.