For they were in the streets of a beautiful emerald-green city, bathed in a grateful green light that was especially pleasing to their eyes, and surrounded by merry faced people in gorgeous green-and-gold costumes of many extraordinary designs.
The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.
This would be the case in a besieged city or a nation using the food supply to keep its citizenry in check.
During the Great Depression in the United States, many unemployed Americans simply left the city and went back to farm life, sometimes living with relatives.
It has followed me across the ocean and found me in this magnificent great city which I should like to tell you all about if I could take time for it and make my letter long enough.
The rainbow tints from the colored suns fell upon the glass city softly and gave to the buildings many delicate, shifting hues which were very pretty to see.
Did the glass houses in your city grow, too?
Everything is quiet in the city and there is not the slightest danger.
She might not be on her street or even in her neighborhood or city, but it certainly looked like she was back in her world.
We left the city last Thursday night, and arrived in Brewster Friday afternoon.
Deliver me from a city built on the site of a more ancient city, whose materials are ruins, whose gardens cemeteries.
But I'm afraid you cannot rule the Emerald City, as you used to, because we now have a beautiful Princess whom everyone loves dearly.
The inn, not large by city standards, was constantly in need of attention, especially in this, the short but hectic high season.
The grey skies of winter and grey cement of the city depressed her.
He sent out among the poor people of the city and found two little babies who had never heard a word spoken.
On a mountain near their city, there was a narrow chasm or hole in the rocks.
His plays run in every major city in the English-speaking world, and Hollywood makes movies of them—good movies!
It was a sort of tangible kaleidoscope, this white city of the West.
The gate, I suppose, is New York City, and Freedom is the great statue of Liberty.
But I want you to move the cured people out of here and then level the city and the lab.
"This is what's interesting," he said, pointing to a trail leading from a stash house on the northeastern side of the city and dead ending in the desert.
I was on the scene of Shipton's swan dive with Mountain Rescue but it happened inside the city line so it's the City of Ouray's territory.
People in a small town in Alabama, a small city in Algeria, and a large city in Argentina all desire different forms of governments with different services.
Think of a large city anywhere.
Is the value of the city just the value of the buildings, cars, furniture, and other physical items in the city?
I saw him many times after that, and he was always a good friend to me; indeed, I was thinking of him when I called Boston "the City of Kind Hearts."
I remember especially the walks we all took together every day in Central Park, the only part of the city that was congenial to me.
Here the long, sunny days were mine, and all thoughts of work and college and the noisy city were thrust into the background.
Oh, would that men would leave the city, its splendour and its tumult and its gold, and return to wood and field and simple, honest living!
When we got to Jersey City at six o'clock Friday evening we were obliged to cross the Harlem River in a ferry-boat.
My friends have told me about your great and magnificent city, and I have read a great deal that wise Englishmen have written.
He strolled up to them as if he was on a city street, not alone in the Colorado woods.
Bird Song is in the city of Ouray, not my jurisdiction.
Close to the gates of the city he was met by Count Rostopchin's adjutant.
The head of the family, Count Ilya Rostov, continually drove about the city collecting the current rumors from all sides and gave superficial and hasty orders at home about the preparations for their departure.
The price of weapons, of gold, of carts and horses, kept rising, but the value of paper money and city articles kept falling, so that by midday there were instances of carters removing valuable goods, such as cloth, and receiving in payment a half of what they carted, while peasant horses were fetching five hundred rubles each, and furniture, mirrors, and bronzes were being given away for nothing.
This city was evidently living with the full force of its own life.
* That Asiatic city of the innumerable churches, holy Moscow!
He had the assurance of winning the contest.
A strange, beautiful, and majestic city; and a strange and majestic moment!
Yes, here it lies before me, but why is the deputation from the city so long in appearing? he wondered.
A single report of a signaling gun followed, and the troops, who were already spread out on different sides of Moscow, moved into the city through Tver, Kaluga, and Dorogomilov gates.