The hills are the tough part.
Five years hadn't changed the wild hills of Madison County, but she had forgotten how truly remote the area was.
I realized that when I went up into the hills that day.
If they could talk, what tales these hills could tell.
By the time you count the hills, hollows and turns, it's closer to ten.
Its cool year-round creek and rolling hills dotted with wild flowers filled her dreams at night – beckoned.
It was situated in such a way that it collected all the moisture from the hills and appeared to be planted in alfalfa.
"Where do they live?" she asked as we rolled up and down low hills by bucolic pastures.
He loved to climb hills, the higher the better.
The wild hills were calling, as they had in her youth.
What was it he said that day in the mountains... a body could be lost in those hills forever?
Up and down the hills, searching and searching but all the little ones are staying inside in this coal-stripped countryside.
The trip took us out of the District on the Maryland side as we headed west through picturesque rolling hills and farm lands.
A cabin in the hills above Santa Barbara.
A cabin in the hills above Santa Barbara.
Earlier in a cabin in the hills above Santa Barbara.
Beneath a barn in the Hills above Santa Barbara, California.
Their pace out of the dwelling and toward the hills was brutal, too fast for her to keep up, and Leyon ended up swinging her into his arms like a child to keep the fast pace into the rocky hills.
The hills were a profusion of snowy dogwood and pink plumb and cherry blossoms.
She nodded, and then stiffened as Ed came out of the hills, riderless.
While Dean held out no illusions of leading the pack through the mountains, after turning out 73 miles of rolling hills on a humid Saturday, he felt more confident of his chance of least not embarrassing himself.
As they came out on the top of the mountain, a vista of hills and valleys lay before them as far as the eye could see.
You know, that's precisely why I don't want you up in the hills alone.
Fall, brief as it was, turned the hills bright red and yellow.
Fall, brief as it was, turned the hills bright red and yellow.
She told Sam what happened, including the part where she disobeyed Alex and rode up into the hills alone.
Gazing out at the hills, she waited for Princes to finish.
Settled into a backdrop of wooded hills, was the little log cabin.
The hills were beautiful.
If this cabin had only been in the California hills, instead of so many miles away, it would make an excellent investment.
They traveled through miles of wild country where the hills were covered with a dense undergrowth of brush.
Wide, and is here separated from the sources of the Faleme by a line of hills 2600 ft.
From the hills of Charlestown they could watch and see what the king's soldiers were doing.
He says she was a monster; and she was running straight toward the hills with a little lamb in her mouth.
There were groves of trees near the shore, and high hills beyond them.
After I had learned a great many interesting things about the life and habits of the children of the sea--how in the midst of dashing waves the little polyps build the beautiful coral isles of the Pacific, and the foraminifera have made the chalk-hills of many a land--my teacher read me "The Chambered Nautilus," and showed me that the shell-building process of the mollusks is symbolical of the development of the mind.
The hills in Virginia were very lovely.
We enjoyed the beauty and solitude of the hills more than ever.
Sitting beside her in the car, I describe what I see from the window--hills and valleys and the rivers; cotton-fields and gardens in which strawberries, peaches, pears, melons, and vegetables are growing; herds of cows and horses feeding in broad meadows, and flocks of sheep on the hillside; the cities with their churches and schools, hotels and warehouses, and the occupations of the busy people.
That way I looked between and over the near green hills to some distant and higher ones in the horizon, tinged with blue.
All the Indian huckleberry hills are stripped, all the cranberry meadows are raked into the city.
Next rolls Thomaston lime, a prime lot, which will get far among the hills before it gets slacked.
And hark! here comes the cattle-train bearing the cattle of a thousand hills, sheepcots, stables, and cow-yards in the air, drovers with their sticks, and shepherd boys in the midst of their flocks, all but the mountain pastures, whirled along like leaves blown from the mountains by the September gales.
When the old bell-wether at the head rattles his bell, the mountains do indeed skip like rams and the little hills like lambs.
Methinks I hear them barking behind the Peterboro' Hills, or panting up the western slope of the Green Mountains.
The surrounding hills rise abruptly from the water to the height of forty to eighty feet, though on the southeast and east they attain to about one hundred and one hundred and fifty feet respectively, within a quarter and a third of a mile.
The forest has never so good a setting, nor is so distinctly beautiful, as when seen from the middle of a small lake amid hills which rise from the water's edge; for the water in which it is reflected not only makes the best foreground in such a case, but, with its winding shore, the most natural and agreeable boundary to it.
The fluviatile trees next the shore are the slender eyelashes which fringe it, and the wooded hills and cliffs around are its overhanging brows.
The hills which form its shores are so steep, and the woods on them were then so high, that, as you looked down from the west end, it had the appearance of an amphitheatre for some land of sylvan spectacle.
The legions of these Myrmidons covered all the hills and vales in my wood-yard, and the ground was already strewn with the dead and dying, both red and black.
They are not like cups between the hills; for this one, which is so unusually deep for its area, appears in a vertical section through its centre not deeper than a shallow plate.
So high as heaved the tumid hills, so low Down sunk a hollow bottom broad and deep, Capacious bed of waters.
Do you remember how we went to the Sparrow Hills with Madame Jacquot?...
At Bald Hills, Prince Nicholas Andreevich Bolkonski's estate, the arrival of young Prince Andrew and his wife was daily expected, but this expectation did not upset the regular routine of life in the old prince's household.
Though in the new reign he was free to return to the capitals, he still continued to live in the country, remarking that anyone who wanted to see him could come the hundred miles from Moscow to Bald Hills, while he himself needed no one and nothing.
I have had a letter from my brother, who announces his speedy arrival at Bald Hills with his wife.
The weather had cleared again since noon and the sun was descending brightly upon the Danube and the dark hills around it.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road.
Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.
When the little princess had grown accustomed to life at Bald Hills, she took a special fancy to Mademoiselle Bourienne, spent whole days with her, asked her to sleep in her room, and often talked with her about the old prince and criticized him.
When he saw the pretty little Bourienne, Anatole came to the conclusion that he would not find Bald Hills dull either.
He gazed silently at the hills which seemed to rise out of the sea of mist and on which the Russian troops were moving in the distance, and he listened to the sounds of firing in the valley.
He saw over the mist that in a hollow between two hills near the village of Pratzen, the Russian columns, their bayonets glittering, were moving continuously in one direction toward the valley and disappearing one after another into the mist.
In front, far off on the farther shore of that sea of mist, some wooded hills were discernible, and it was there the enemy probably was, for something could be descried.
The quiet home life and peaceful happiness of Bald Hills presented itself to him.
Partly because of the depressing memories associated with Bald Hills, partly because Prince Andrew did not always feel equal to bearing with his father's peculiarities, and partly because he needed solitude, Prince Andrew made use of Bogucharovo, began building and spent most of his time there.
Prince Andrew remained at Bald Hills as usual during his father's absence.
And I won't--not even if Bonaparte were here at Smolensk threatening Bald Hills--even then I wouldn't serve in the Russian army!
Prince Andrew spent half his time at Bald Hills with his father and his son, who was still in the care of nurses.
He asked his sister to forgive him for not having told her of his resolve when he had last visited Bald Hills, though he had spoken of it to his father.
He shifts the Dukes about as I might move my serfs from Bald Hills to Bogucharovo or my Ryazan estates.
If the old man came round it would be all the better to visit him in Moscow or at Bald Hills later on; and if not, the wedding, against his wishes, could only be arranged at Otradnoe.
He was not at the ice hills, nor at the gypsies', nor at Komoneno's.
Before joining the Western Army which was then, in May, encamped at Drissa, Prince Andrew visited Bald Hills which was directly on his way, being only two miles off the Smolensk highroad.
During his stay at Bald Hills all the family dined together, but they were ill at ease and Prince Andrew felt that he was a visitor for whose sake an exception was being made and that his presence made them all feel awkward.
In this letter Prince Andrew pointed out to his father the danger of staying at Bald Hills, so near the theater of war and on the army's direct line of march, and advised him to move to Moscow.
Bald Hills, Prince Nicholas Bolkonski's estate, lay forty miles east from Smolensk and two miles from the main road to Moscow.
The same evening that the prince gave his instructions to Alpatych, Dessalles, having asked to see Princess Mary, told her that, as the prince was not very well and was taking no steps to secure his safety, though from Prince Andrew's letter it was evident that to remain at Bald Hills might be dangerous, he respectfully advised her to send a letter by Alpatych to the Provincial Governor at Smolensk, asking him to let her know the state of affairs and the extent of the danger to which Bald Hills was exposed.
The prince allowed no one at Bald Hills to drive with ringing bells; but on a long journey Alpatych liked to have them.
Bald Hills will be occupied by the enemy within a week.
Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints.
But not far from Bald Hills he again came out on the road and overtook his regiment at its halting place by the dam of a small pond.
He ordered the militiamen to be called up from the villages and armed, and wrote a letter to the commander-in- chief informing him that he had resolved to remain at Bald Hills to the last extremity and to defend it, leaving to the commander-in-chief's discretion to take measures or not for the defense of Bald Hills, where one of Russia's oldest generals would be captured or killed, and he announced to his household that he would remain at Bald Hills.
It was becoming more and more dangerous to remain at Bald Hills, and next day they moved the prince to Bogucharovo, the doctor accompanying him.
The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.
Alpatych, arriving from the devastated Bald Hills estate, sent for his Dron on the day of the prince's funeral and told him to have twelve horses got ready for the princess' carriages and eighteen carts for the things to be removed from Bogucharovo.
She vividly recalled the moment when he had his first stroke and was being dragged along by his armpits through the garden at Bald Hills, muttering something with his helpless tongue, twitching his gray eyebrows and looking uneasily and timidly at her.
And she recalled in all its detail the night at Bald Hills before he had the last stroke, when with a foreboding of disaster she had remained at home against his will.
Of late he had received so many new and very serious impressions--such as the retreat from Smolensk, his visit to Bald Hills, and the recent news of his father's death--and had experienced so many emotions, that for a long time past those memories had not entered his mind, and now that they did, they did not act on him with nearly their former strength.
Prince Andrew told Kutuzov all he knew of his father's death, and what he had seen at Bald Hills when he passed through it.
When my father built Bald Hills he thought the place was his: his land, his air, his peasants.
But Napoleon came and swept him aside, unconscious of his existence, as he might brush a chip from his path, and his Bald Hills and his whole life fell to pieces.
They knew that it was for the army to fight, and that if it could not succeed it would not do to take young ladies and house serfs to the Three Hills quarter of Moscow to fight Napoleon, and that they must go away, sorry as they were to abandon their property to destruction.
The man told him that arms were being distributed today at the Kremlin and that tomorrow everyone would be sent out beyond the Three Hills gates and a great battle would be fought there.
Next day, with the sole idea of not sparing himself and not lagging in any way behind them, Pierre went to the Three Hills gate.
The Sparrow Hills were visible in the distance, with the village, the church, and the large white house.
In the winter of 1813 Nicholas married Princess Mary and moved to Bald Hills with his wife, his mother, and Sonya.
Again she felt an urge to explore the hills... especially that path.
I could see mountains, high hills, at the end of the street ahead of me.
She climbed frozen hills of waves through the raindrops, surprised when they popped like tiny water balloons.
It kept her centered and prevented her from running for the hills tearing her hair out.
She felt his arms around her and leaned into him, surprised at how natural it felt to be held against a complete stranger who made her want to flee for the hills and strip naked at the same time.
Why didn't you just go up into the hills and look for the bear?
She held the hand of the man before her, walking on a dead planet of nothing but rocky hills, dried streams, and cracked earth.
Mansr strode down one of the many paths lining the rocky hills, away from the encampment and into a part of the hills untouched by any but the moons' light.
The house and eighty wild acres of Arkansas hills and hollows she had recently inherited represented her total wealth.
Turning her attention to the hills, she saw a single trail leading up into the rocks.
The hills and farmlands gradually turned to inner suburbia and then to the harshness of urban streets, choked tightly with the crush, smells and sounds of the city.
Given more time, he'd have preferred to put the bike on the car's rack and chew up some countryside miles, touring the hills and farm lands that surrounded Parkside.
The first day was behind him, his muscles weren't overly sore, he seemed to be adjusting to the altitude and he had conquered more hills in one day than a year of Pennsylvania biking would offer.
Monday morning while she was feeding the horses, Brutus was watching the hills with unusual interest.
Fall painted the hills in splashes of orange, red and yellow.
He worked all day, climbed the hills looking for her – not to mention the worry she had cost him today.
They wanted to know if we could go into the south hills tomorrow.
After twenty-five years in the concrete jungle, what could be so difficult about living in the rustic hills of Arkansas?
The road gradually narrowed and climbed through hills choked with brush and huge oak trees.
Only a handful of people in the club were above college-aged, and it was in the wrong side of town for the trust-fund kids from Beverly Hills to stop in.
She took the paper and saw the Beverly Hills address.
He drove them up the coast, past the exit to his condo and onward to the hills of Los Angeles.
Charmingly situated among vine-clad and wooded hills, Stuttgart stands at a height of nearly 900 ft.
In this part of the peninsula they ascend the hills to a considerable height, as they do in the Newara Eliya district of Ceylon, where they have been encountered at an elevation of over 7000 ft.
He drove these to the pastures on the hills and watched them day after day while they fed on the short green grass.
With his lighted lantern in his hand, he went up and down the rough hills calling for his lambs.
In Beverly Hills, your poor neighbor might be one who had to buy the 14K-gold back scratcher instead of the diamond-encrusted platinum one everyone else is buying.
Without saying anything of this to the princess, Alpatych had his own belongings taken out of the carts which had arrived from Bald Hills and had those horses got ready for the princess' carriages.
In another three years, by 1820, he had so managed his affairs that he was able to buy a small estate adjoining Bald Hills and was negotiating to buy back Otradnoe--that being his pet dream.
As in every large household, there were at Bald Hills several perfectly distinct worlds which merged into one harmonious whole, though each retained its own peculiarities and made concessions to the others.
Whole families of the Rostovs' and Bolkonskis' relations sometimes came to Bald Hills with sixteen horses and dozens of servants and stayed for months.
"The Lonely Hills", by Elizabeth Cade.