They were all greatly pleased to see how easily he did it, and after the Scarecrow had got down from his back the Lion sprang across the ditch
There remained only the last ditch
, filled with water and five feet wide.
And he turned round and galloped back to the place where he had seen the Emperor, but there was no one beyond the ditch
I heard that metallic noise descending into the great ditch
. It augmented fast, it spread all along, and it unmistakably furnished me this fact: an armed host was taking up its quarters in the ditch
And in fact they had not gone twenty-five yards beyond the ditch
before something in front of them, evidently trees, showed up black, and they heard a new and melancholy sound.
Five minutes had not elapsed, when a stroke upon a drum called the eight soldiers of the garrison to arms, and they showed themselves on the other side of the ditch
with their muskets in hand.
Water was splashing, and mud was flying, and oaths were being sworn, and blows were being struck, when some more men went down into the ditch
to help the sergeant, and dragged out, separately, my convict and the other one.
It was not Silas's tinder-box, for the only one he had ever had was still standing on his shelf; and the inference generally accepted was, that the tinder-box in the ditch
was somehow connected with the robbery.
Madame Aubain and the children, huddled at the end of the field, were trying to jump over the ditch
. Felicite continued to back before the bull, blinding him with dirt, while she shouted to them to make haste.
In the open space between the forest and the city walls, quantities of garden stuff was growing, while before him at his feet, in an open man-made ditch
, ran a stream of water!
A five-inch stream of sparkling water splashed into the shallow main ditch
of his irrigation system and flowed away across the orchard through many laterals.
On they all went; nor stopped they once to breathe, until the leader, striking off into an angle of the field indicated by Oliver, began to search, narrowly, the ditch
and hedge adjoining; which afforded time for the remainder of the party to come up; and for Oliver to communicate to Mr.