He had reached the neutral ground
upon the outskirts of the town, which was neither town nor country, and yet was either spoiled, when his ears were invaded by the sound of music.
The Vannis' tent brought the town boys and the country girls together on neutral ground
It was necessary to find some neutral ground
on which an exchange could be made, and then to try and land these goods on the coast of France.
A man may be very sober--or at least firmly set upon his legs on that neutral ground
which lies between the confines of perfect sobriety and slight tipsiness--and yet feel a strong tendency to mingle up present circumstances with others which have no manner of connection with them; to confound all consideration of persons, things, times, and places; and to jumble his disjointed thoughts together in a kind of mental kaleidoscope, producing combinations as unexpected as they are transitory.
There was again a pause, and Sir Nathaniel endeavoured to get back to less emotional and more neutral ground
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.
Individuals, like nations, must have suitable broad and natural boundaries, even a considerable neutral ground
, between them.
They generally quarreled at night, and met on the neutral ground
of the shrubbery to be reconciled together the next morning.
This strip between the ice barrier and the mountains is considered neutral ground
The library is not used by the Man of Wrath ; it is neutral ground
where we meet in the evenings for an hour before he disappears into his own rooms--a series of very smoky dens in the southeast corner of the house.
Whether it was that they were meeting on neutral ground
to-night, or whether the carelessness of an old grey coat that Denham wore gave an ease to his bearing that he lacked in conventional dress, Katharine certainly felt no impulse to consider him outside the particular set in which she lived.
I cannot imagine that any neutral ground
can exist on which it is possible for Lady Janet and this woman to meet.