Now and then an ass brayed, pigs grunted, cats mewed, and the various noises they made seemed louder in the silence of the night; all which the enamoured knight took to be of evil omen; nevertheless he said to Sancho, "Sancho, my son, lead on to the palace
of Dulcinea, it may be that we shall find her awake.
To whose retinue he had been attached none had thought to inquire, for the followers of a Martian noble are many, coming and going at the whim of their master, so that a new face is scarcely ever questioned, as the fact that a man has passed within the palace
walls is considered proof positive that his loyalty to the jeddak is beyond question, so rigid is the examination of each who seeks service with the nobles of the court.
He must have been desirous of proving that Americans were welcome guests in the imperial palaces
of Russia, because he rode all the way to Yalta and escorted our procession to the Emperor's himself, and kept his aids scurrying about, clearing the road and offering assistance wherever it could be needed.
By this time, Tok-tok, the Tin Woodman, and the shaggy man had arrived and the chariot had gone around to the back of the palace
, Billina going with the Lion and Tiger to see her chickens after her absence from them.
They entered the palace
, and, after kneeling before the Sultan, stood in a half-circle round the throne with their arms crossed, while Aladdin's mother presented them to the Sultan.
of crystal may be an idle dream, it may be that it is inconsistent with the laws of nature and that I have invented it only through my own stupidity, through the old-fashioned irrational habits of my generation.
Pleasing himself with this idea, King Ulysses had made a few steps in the direction of the palace
, when there was a great twittering and chirping from the branch of a neighboring tree.
No sooner had Ferko entered the palace
than all eyes were turned on the handsome youth, and the King's daughter herself was lost in admiration, for she had never seen anyone so handsome in her life before.
We are as truly their prisoners as we were before the mice frightened them from the palace
When the Doctor had come up to the palace
the King asked him his business; and the Doctor told him why he had come to Africa.
The lovely palace
had no other occupant, for the Nome King had left her at the entrance, which closed behind her, and in all the magnificent rooms there appeared to be no other person.
They could all talk well enough when they were out in the street; but as soon as they came inside the palace
gates, and saw the guard richly dressed in silver, and the lackeys in gold on the staircase, and the large illuminated saloons, then they were abashed; and when they stood before the throne on which the Princess was sitting, all they could do was to repeat the last word they had uttered, and to hear it again did not interest her very much.
As we approached the palace
I could see through the great windows of the first floor into the brilliantly illuminated audience chamber of Than Kosis.
Most noble Jeddak," he said, addressing Kulan Tith, "from the first I suspected this stranger within thy palace
To this the Baron replied, "I am the only member of the family living here, and I and the palace
are entirely at your disposal.