You should have called the city cops.
The three-story building looked big enough to cover a city block.
The space underneath the roof, where they stood, permitted them to see on all sides of the tall building, and they looked with much curiosity at the city spread out beneath them.
You used to be a big city detective.
They seemed to be falling right into the middle of a big city which had many tall buildings with glass domes and sharp-pointed spires.
The rulers of the city met to decide what should be done with the corn.
I just wanted to see a bit of your city before I drive to your car.
He was the builder of a famous and beautiful city called Bagdad.
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.
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.
We have a hospital report from inner city Cleveland.
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.
We left the city last Thursday night, and arrived in Brewster Friday afternoon.
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.
Did the glass houses in your city grow, too?
This would be the case in a besieged city or a nation using the food supply to keep its citizenry in check.
The houses of the city were all made of glass, so clear and transparent that one could look through the walls as easily as through a window.
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.
Everything is quiet in the city and there is not the slightest danger.
Yes, here it lies before me, but why is the deputation from the city so long in appearing? he wondered.
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.
On a mountain near their city, there was a narrow chasm or hole in the rocks.
Deliver me from a city built on the site of a more ancient city, whose materials are ruins, whose gardens cemeteries.
"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.
The inn, not large by city standards, was constantly in need of attention, especially in this, the short but hectic high season.
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.
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.
He sent out among the poor people of the city and found two little babies who had never heard a word spoken.
In 1916, the number of cases just in New York City was reported to be nine thousand.
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?
His plays run in every major city in the English-speaking world, and Hollywood makes movies of them—good movies!
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."
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.
He would make that foxy old courtier feel that the responsibility for all the calamities that would follow the abandonment of the city and the ruin of Russia (as Rostopchin regarded it) would fall upon his doting old head.
"Has the enemy entered the city?" he asked.
He remained in Moscow till October, letting the troops plunder the city; then, hesitating whether to leave a garrison behind him, he quitted Moscow, approached Kutuzov without joining battle, turned to the right and reached Malo-Yaroslavets, again without attempting to break through and take the road Kutuzov took, but retiring instead to Mozhaysk along the devastated Smolensk road.
She had grown soft in five years of city life.
If I flushed hundred dollar bills down the toilet, the city of Cleveland would run out of water before I went broke.
But I want you to move the cured people out of here and then level the city and the lab.
The grey skies of winter and grey cement of the city depressed her.
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.
Before he had found a stock in all respects suitable the city of Kouroo was a hoary ruin, and he sat on one of its mounds to peel the stick.
In the course of conversation he mentioned Moscow and questioned Balashev about the Russian capital, not merely as an interested traveler asks about a new city he intends to visit, but as if convinced that Balashev, as a Russian, must be flattered by his curiosity.
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!
Meanwhile, the city itself was deserted.
"To preserve the tranquillity of the city," explains Count Rostopchin.
But despite all these measures the men, who had till then constituted an army, flowed all over the wealthy, deserted city with its comforts and plentiful supplies.
More than anything else in Pierre's story the captain was impressed by the fact that Pierre was very rich, had two mansions in Moscow, and that he had abandoned everything and not left the city, but remained there concealing his name and station.
Now and then he met Russians with anxious and timid faces, and Frenchmen with an air not of the city but of the camp, walking in the middle of the streets.
Russia will shudder to learn of the abandonment of the city in which her greatness is centered and in which lie the ashes of your ancestors!
A paternal administration, chosen from among yourselves, will form your municipality or city government.
Its members will be distinguished by a red ribbon worn across the shoulder, and the mayor of the city will wear a white belt as well.
The city police is established on its former footing, and better order already prevails in consequence of its activity.
You, peaceful inhabitants of Moscow, artisans and workmen whom misfortune has driven from the city, and you scattered tillers of the soil, still kept out in the fields by groundless fear, listen!
Markets are established in the city where peasants can bring their surplus supplies and the products of the soil.
Looting continues in the city despite the decrees against it.
But plundering by the Russians, with which the reoccupation of the city began, had an opposite effect: the longer it continued and the greater the number of people taking part in it the more rapidly was the wealth of the city and its regular life restored.
All our relatives were city dwellers.
How I love the open country, away from city police and cameras at every intersection.
I was in a city but it was night.
It's a big city and a long time ago but he saw the White House and said he watched Lincoln eat with two men.
I spotted a gas station on a corner as we entered the city of Lynn but as we pulled closer, we saw the place was out of business.
The city of twenty-five thousand was located in the south western part of the state.
Howie located a Salt Lake City missing girl of twelve, hidden in the loving care of a distant aunt.
It was the city of his seminary training in an attempt to resurrect his past he'd visited.
Keene was once called The Elm City before Dutch elm disease destroyed the massive trees that surrounded the grassy area at the head of the square.
Though I detest getting back to a city, business calls and I respond.
I drove to inner city Cleveland and parked my vehicle.
The authorities were most sympathetic and cautioned me against taking short cuts when parking in the city at night.
I even had time to spare for a second cup of coffee before boarding the Acela Express for my five-hour trip to the City of Brotherly Love.
She joined crowds of people milling through downtown Crystal City to see the Christmas displays and shop.
She worked as a guard at Cañon City and then as a cop up in Grand Junction.
Jake Weller had said Larkin was at one time a guard at the Cañon City prison, where Martha Boyd's mother was incarcerated.
He grumbled something about getting one of those "take a number" dispensers the big city post offices had, right below their self-serving signs applauding their high level of service.
Deidre emerged into the living room and turned around once completely, not expecting the views of the city from the bank of windows along one wall.
There weren't any cabs or buses like in the city; she didn't even see a town nearby.
He felt claustrophobic in the city, needed air and space.
He beat the air mercilessly with his wings, rising high above the city and coasting on cold wind currents until he reached the ocean.
Bird Song is in the city of Ouray, not my jurisdiction.
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.
They began to wonder if there were no people to inhabit this magnificent city of the inner world.
"The Rain of Stones has done much damage to our city," he said, "and we shall hold you responsible for it unless you can prove your innocence."
As the horse ambled along, drawing the buggy, the people of the glass city made way for them and formed a procession in their rear.
"Now let us go back to the city," suggested the Wizard.
Slowly but steadily the heartless Mangaboos drove them on, until they had passed through the city and the gardens and come to the broad plains leading to the mountain.
So she ran along over their heads until she had left them far behind and below and had come to the city and the House of the Sorcerer.
"But I assure you, my good people, that I do not wish to rule the Emerald City," he added, earnestly.
Over this Land I ruled in peace for many years, until I grew old and longed to see my native city once again.
"How long did you rule the Emerald City, after I left here?" was the next question.
In the afternoon they all went to a great field outside the city gates where the games were to be held.
There was more applause at this, and then Ozma had the jewelled saddle replaced upon the Sawhorse and herself rode the victor back to the city at the head of the grand procession.
If a man was obliged to go from one city to another, he often rode on horseback.
In the city of Florence [Footnote: Flor'ence.] little Giotto saw some of the finest pictures in the world.
When Otanes was twelve years old, his parents wished to send him to a distant city to study in a famous school that was there.
They did not kill him, but they drove him out of the city and bade him never return.
Coriolanus made his way to the city of Antium, [Footnote: Antium (_pro._ an'shi um).] which was not far from Rome.
Soon, at the head of a very great army, he marched toward the city which had once been his home.
In a speech to the House of Representatives at this same time, Congressman Davy Crockett told the story of getting chewed out by a constituent for voting for a $20,000 emergency relief bill for the homeless in a city just wiped out by a fire.
Say the poor decide they cannot compete with a modern farm, so they move to the city and get a job at a factory.
An old joke is about the city slicker who finds himself lost in the country.
It is this combined with the fact that their targets, too, are worth more; the cost of rebuilding a modern city today dwarfs the cost of rebuilding that city fifty years ago.
I used to think, when I read in my books about your great city, that when I visited it the people would be strangers to me, but now I feel differently.
Once, while we were out on the water, the sun went down over the rim of the earth, and threw a soft, rosy light over the White City, making it look more than ever like Dreamland....
It is a very interesting souvenir of Columbus, and of the Fair White City; but I cannot imagine what discoveries I have made,--I mean new discoveries.
They are like the people whom they see every day, who prefer the crowded, noisy city to the quiet and freedom of the country.
From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats.
Under the most splendid house in the city is still to be found the cellar where they store their roots as of old, and long after the superstructure has disappeared posterity remark its dent in the earth.
I also dreamed that I might gather the wild herbs, or carry evergreens to such villagers as loved to be reminded of the woods, even to the city, by hay-cart loads.
There was an artist in the city of Kouroo who was disposed to strive after perfection.
What also conduced to Bagration's being selected as Moscow's hero was the fact that he had no connections in the city and was a stranger there.
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.
A strange, beautiful, and majestic city; and a strange and majestic moment!
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.
No residents were left in Moscow, and the soldiers--like water percolating through sand--spread irresistibly through the city in all directions from the Kremlin into which they had first marched.
That city is taken; the Russian army suffers heavier losses than the opposing armies had suffered in the former war from Austerlitz to Wagram.
In the hilly city of Fayetteville, that was a threat during any heavy rain.
Country kids need a good nurse as much as a city kid, you know.
Both of us were new to New York City, and had few or no friends.
But picture Ben and Betsy, two city dwellers, neither owning a car.
So after a cab ride to the airport rental agency, we escaped the fumes of Manhattan on an August Friday noon and joined the city escapees heading north.
The few family relatives I had were city people, for generations.
Our location should be within a couple of hours at the most from a city; not in the country, per se, perhaps a small town.
Our small city should have a college and hospital.
I remembered passing through the small city on ski trips to Vermont during my college years.
According to the brief phone call, the ten-year-old girl's natural mother, another loser like faux foster mother Janet, had been recently discharged to a halfway house after doing hard time in the state's Cañon City facility.
Parkside isn't a 'big city.'
Dean considered calling the City of Ouray Police but realized they too could be of little help unless Shipton did something against the law.
Maybe she turned tricks in another city and he 'rescued her' and brought her here.
He strolled up to them as if he was on a city street, not alone in the Colorado woods.
The people of Mangaboo now formed themselves into a procession and marched toward the glass city to escort their new ruler to her palace and to perform those ceremonies proper to the occasion.
The houses of this city had many corners, being square and six-sided and eight-sided.
After breakfast Ozma announced that she had ordered a holiday to be observed throughout the Emerald City, in honor of her visitors.
And now, the trial being over, the good citizens of the Emerald City scattered to their homes, well content with the day's amusement.
Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town.
Some time later, the shepherd went to the city and told the king that the children had learned to speak one word, but how or from whom, he did not know.
His pictures were known and admired in every city of Italy.
This happened six hundred years ago, in the city of Florence in Italy.
"Surrender your city to me," said Coriolanus.
To do this, he had to take them to a large city where there was a slave market.
The city was far away, and the slaves must walk the whole distance.
Why are there fewer traffic jams in one certain city than in any other of its size?
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.
He had the assurance of winning the contest.
I'll see enough of the city when I go back to college.
The city can clean it up.
Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.
My name is Sofia Fast from Crystal City, Virginia.
He landed outside the main city, in the center of which sat the royal family's residence.
These royal beasts are both warm friends of little Dorothy and have come to the Emerald City this morning to welcome her to our fairyland.
It was ready to march upon the city and destroy it.
When the conquest of the city seemed inevitable, a great "brain drain" of scholars, artists, teachers, theologians, and the wealthy emigrated to Western Europe, especially to Italy.
Two were in outlying areas north of town and two in the city of Keene.
I wisely followed with my careful research of recent births in this community until I found mother LeBlanc, lately arrived from a city near Lynn, Massachusetts!
Then he commanded his army to march back to the city of Antium.
We've left the capital city for the other side of the planet.