Our party had halted at the entrance
to the building, and at a sign from the leader I had been lowered to the ground.
In a corner of the hall near the grand entrance
stood the young hunter, unnoticed, and for the moment apparently forgotten.
He resumed that dismal laugh that had so alarmed Parry; and whilst the whole household was screaming, singing, and preparing to install the travelers who had been preceded by their lackeys, he glided out by the principal entrance
into the street, where the old man, who had gone to the window, lost sight of him in a moment.
Dispatch ten battleships to guard the entrance
to Omean, with orders to let no hostile enter or leave the shaft.
Then I glanced above me along the upper edge of the entrance
to which we had come, and there, to my delight, I saw an end of the gallery not a foot above my head.
God knows where and when Master Florian would have landed, when thus launched at full speed in lofty eloquence, if the low door at the extreme end of the room had not suddenly opened, and given entrance
to the provost in person.
As the Fuwalda passed through the narrow entrance
to the harbor and out of sight behind a projecting point, Lady Alice threw her arms about Clayton's neck and burst into uncontrolled sobs.
She understood all that awaited her only when, after stepping over the red baize at the entrance
, she entered the hall, took off her fur cloak, and, beside Sonya and in front of her mother, mounted the brightly illuminated stairs between the flowers.
The Mangaboos drove the horse and the kitten and the piglets into this dark hole and then, having pushed the buggy in after them--for it seemed some of them had dragged it all the way from the domed hall--they began to pile big glass rocks within the entrance
, so that the prisoners could not get out again.
Approaching the gateway of the Emerald City the travelers found it guarded by two girls of the Army of Revolt, who opposed their entrance
by drawing the knitting-needles from their hair and threatening to prod the first that came near.
We had commenced to think that the fuse had been put out while the piece was rolling down the stairway, or that the Mahars had guessed its purpose and ex-tinguished it themselves, when the ground about the entrance
rose suddenly into the air, to be followed by a terrific explosion and a burst of smoke and flame that shot high in company with dirt, stone, and fragments of cannon.
There was no sentry before the entrance
to the prisoner's tent