Then starting from a short distance behind them I ran swiftly up from one tier to the next, and with a final bound from the broad shoulders of the highest I clutched the top of the great wall
and quietly drew myself to its broad expanse.
It was after dark when Woola and I spied through the mighty forest the great wall
which surrounds the city of Kaol.
an island, which may be compared to a castle situated on the summit of a lofty submarine mountain, protected by a great wall
of coral-rock, always steep externally and sometimes internally, with a broad level summit, here and there breached by a narrow gateway, through which the largest ships can enter the wide and deep encircling moat.
Yet it was afternoon before they came to the great wall
that surrounded the City.
That will be a new thing in logic, and a feat in story-telling somewhat older than the great wall
When they came to the great wall
of the Emerald City, the gates were opened by the Guardian who always tended them.
It called the players for the first game, and simultaneously there fluttered to the peaks of a thousand staffs on tower and battlement and the great wall
of the stadium the rich, gay pennons of the fighting chiefs of Manator.
"They lived in a great village in huts that were built of stone and surrounded by a great wall
. They were very fierce, rushing out and falling upon our warriors before ever they learned that their errand was a peaceful one.
Surely when the Achaeans have gone home with their ships, you can shatter their wall and fling it into the sea; you can cover the beach with sand again, and the great wall
of the Achaeans will then be utterly effaced."
Here, hopelessly man-made as the great wall
was, nothing seemed artificial.
The suitors were surprised and angry at what had happened, so they went outside the great wall
that ran round the outer court, and held a council near the main entrance.
At the edges, so my ancestors have reported and handed down to me, is a great wall
that prevents the earth and waters from escaping over into the burning sea whereon Pellucidar floats; but I never have been so far from Anoroc as to have seen this wall with my own eyes.