He closed the door and they walked several yards down the hall before he spoke.
An armadillo stared at them from a rocky ledge as they passed, and a doe and her fawn darted across the trail not more than a hundred yards ahead, disappearing into the brush.
He carried her about a hundred yards and then set her on her feet, slapping her backside with a sting that brought tears to her eyes.
About two hundred yards away a lone wolf stood poised for flight, watching them cautiously.
A car was parked on the far side of the woods, about a hundred yards from the house.
I almost plucked a little beauty from a nearby tent the other night as her parents partied with other campers several yards away.
But their distress was short lived as the recently created path ended a few hundred yards further, behind a cluster of boulders.
The passageway continued beyond where Martha had ventured and the Deans continued another hundred yards but once more the passageway forked.
They'd traveled several hundred yards when Dean saw it, nearly covered by brush and invisible from all but a few feet away.
The sound of waves rushing the shore and the firm sand beneath his feet indicated its location a few yards from them.
However, winter locked the mountain jeep roads beneath yards of snow for all but a few short summer weeks.
Dean skied a few tentative yards down the slope, took a couple of turns, stopped, and assessed himself.
In any case, Katie managed to get the car stuck less than a hundred yards from the gate.
He took off running toward the palace, his demon vision guiding him in the darkness. Kris followed closely, and they burst onto the yards surrounding the palace.
As the man turned from his room, a young man emerged from the main entrance several yards away and stepped outside.
It must have been 50 yards away and it's dark.
The afternoon was a blur as Dean's mind alternated between the task at hand and the sobering fact that he might be within miles, or perhaps yards, of Cynthia Byrne's missing husband.
There are blast furnaces, iron foundries, engineering works, iron ship-building yards, extensive saw-mills, flour-mills and a manufactory of "blue and white" pottery.
At Bagdad it has an average breadth of about 200 yards and a current in flood time of about 44 m.
The latter selected a position a few hundred yards to the north-east of the old city of Chung-tu or Yenking, where he founded the new city of Ta-tu ("great capital"), called by the Mongols Taidu or Daitu, but also KhanBalik; and from this time dates the use of the latter name as applied to this site.
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.
"Move on a hundred yards and we are certainly saved, remain here another two minutes and it is certain death," thought each one.
The oasis of the Otradnoe covert came in sight a few hundred yards off, the huntsmen were already nearing it.
He took Balashev by the arm and crossed the room with him, unconsciously clearing a path seven yards wide as the people on both sides made way for him.