You're just afraid she'd toss you off the mountain for being so nosy—as well she should!
"That is true," agreed the Wizard, "and as the river seems to be flowing in the direction of the Pyramid Mountain it will be the easiest way for us to travel."
But then so was the scream of a mountain lion, and she had never seen one of those, either.
It took many days of mountain sunshine and the comforting routine of the bed and breakfast to blur the trauma of the Lucky Pup shooting.
A small rock trickled down, bouncing and skipping before stopping by Dean's shoe—the slight noise was a rumble in the mountain stillness.
My little brother, Phillips, is not well, and we think the clear mountain air will benefit him.
The window overlooked the neighboring mountain, coated in white with clouds clinging to its peak.
The windows of the compound at the peak of the mountain were protected by film to keep light from leaking out.
To my imagination it retained throughout the day more or less of this auroral character, reminding me of a certain house on a mountain which I had visited a year before.
Dean was hoping to at least finish his salsa before having to stop Fred from dashing up the mountain to single-handedly solve the caper.
After donning a heavy jacket against the mountain chill and continuing dampness, she kissed her husband goodbye.
The winter had been exceptionally clear of late snow and the high mountain passes that in many years remained closed until July had been cleared weeks earlier this spring.
Dean's lack of proficiency at mountain climbing left him to make do instead of utilizing a more effective and safer method of descent.
Two mountain rescue volunteers descended with remarkable agility to where he crouched.
One member of Mountain Rescue grabbed him under the arms while another unfastened his line, but he shook off their ministrations while he tried to focus on the activity going on around him.
The road was rough but not limited to four-wheel drive vehicles like the mountain Jeep roads to the south.
Sheriff Fitzgerald hardly gave Dean enough time to exit his vehicle before tearing off up the street in the direction of the mountain road.
You really think Fitzgerald chased Billy down the mountain, huh?
A vague trail led up the side of the mountain to the bluff.
"Let's just enjoy the mountain and not think about our problems," she said, stopping to sip from her canteen.
When she opened them, they stood outside a stone façade of a compound built into the side of a mountain and surrounded by evergreen trees whose branches were heavy with snow.
The storm ended with the same abruptness it began just as the Deans commenced the trip down the mountain, glued to the water-soaked seats.
Everyone smiled and chatted with a level of exhilaration as sharp as the mountain air.
The couple changed into shorts and boots, more satisfactory attire for their mountain drive with Jennifer Radisson.
While the warm sun drenched them and there wasn't a cloud in sight, they'd learned from recent experience that mountain weather could blow in misery at a moment's notice and replace the sunshine with drenching, chilling rain.
Jennifer said nothing more for the remainder of the trip down the mountain until the Jeep finally rolled onto pavement and they entered the still busy town.
Two hours remained before the last of the day's celebrations— the Jeep flare parade down the mountain, followed by a massive fireworks display—so after finishing supper, the Deans began playing catch up with Bird Song's chores.
Bare to the waist, Dean trembled in the cool mountain air until someone tossed him an old flannel shirt that smelled of sweat and cigarettes.
"If he'd do something like that—chase that poor lad down the mountain and then leave the scene—he'd switch the bones," Fred said.
He could picture the vampire-shrouded traveler pushing his grocery cart, happy to have the extra covering on this mountain morning.
So now he's suggesting I chased Billy down the mountain until he went over the side!
To their disappointment there was within this mountain no regular flight of steps by means of which they could mount to the earth's surface.
This rock was separate from the rest of the mountain and was in motion, turning slowly around and around as if upon a pivot.
In conclusion she asked her mother if she should like to see "very high mountain and beautiful cloudcaps."
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.
The particular laws are as our points of view, as, to the traveller, a mountain outline varies with every step, and it has an infinite number of profiles, though absolutely but one form.
Some kids are saying that guy Fitzgerald chased Billy down the mountain and got him killed.
She took Joseph's gun along because she was afraid of bumping into a bear when she agreed to go up the mountain with Faust.
Nothing. I said I answered the 911 call and you came along— down the mountain, not up from town like me—and we went down to the crash together.
I think now that he knows you were on the mountain and you suspect something about the vodka, he realizes you heard the siren so he's setting it up to look like it was me, not him, who chased Billy.
He can't prove you chased Billy down the mountain any better than you can prove he did.
If he could only be sure it wasn't Lydia who'd chased Billy Langstrom down the mountain, siren screaming, to his rolling, crushing death.