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They soon discovered that the path they had been following now made a bend and passed around the enclosure, but what made Ojo stop and look thoughtful was a sign painted on the fence which read:
You see, Aunt Polly's awful particular about this fence -- right here on the street, you know -- but if it was the back fence I wouldn't mind and SHE wouldn't.
For this fell purpose he had backed the astounded De Vac twice around the hall when, with a clever feint, and backward step, the master of fence drew the King into the position he wanted him, and with the suddenness of lightning, a little twist of his foil sent Henry's weapon clanging across the floor of the armory.
In silence the two stood in the darkness with the fence between them.
there, on the farther side of the thorn fence, looking large in the grey mist, stood the lad Umslopogaas, laughing.
I don't think it's such a very wonderful thing to walk a little, low, board fence," she said.
In some strange way, she knew not how, his head had become wedged at the neck between the tops of the pickets of her fence.
Everywhere else it had been ploughed under when the highways were surveyed; this half-mile or so within the pasture fence was all that was left of that old road which used to run like a wild thing across the open prairie, clinging to the high places and circling and doubling like a rabbit before the hounds.
It's a belt forty feet wide, and goes around the outer fence -- distance between it and the fence one hundred yards -- kind of neutral ground that space is.
Motives are all very well, but the fence comes here.
They could be seen plainly-- tall, gaunt men with excited faces running with long strides toward a wandering fence.
Then she climbed down from the fence and walked up to it, while Toto ran around the pole and barked.
But I mean to stick to Wildfire: I shan't get a better at a fence in a hurry.
Corchuelo sat down wearied, and Sancho approaching him said, "By my faith, senor bachelor, if your worship takes my advice, you will never challenge anyone to fence again, only to wrestle and throw the bar, for you have the youth and strength for that; but as for these fencers as they call them, I have heard say they can put the point of a sword through the eye of a needle.
In a quarter of a minute I was a kind of a hub of a wheel, as you may say -- spokes made out of dogs -- circle of fifteen of them packed together around me, with their necks and noses stretched up towards me, a-barking and howling; and more a-coming; you could see them sail- ing over fences and around corners from everywheres.