It was this howling and firing of the guns at Ripley and St. George's Hill that we had heard at Upper Halliford.
The St. George's Hill men, however, were better led or of a better mettle.
A similar tube was handed to each of the three, and the seven proceeded to distribute themselves at equal distances along a curved line between St. George's Hill, Weybridge, and the village of Send, southwest of Ripley.
To us and to an observer about Ripley it would have had precisely the same effect--the Martians seemed in solitary possession of the darkling night, lit only as it was by the slender moon, the stars, the afterglow of the daylight, and the ruddy glare from St. George's Hill and the woods of Painshill.
Never once, after the Martian at St. George's Hill was brought down, did they give the artillery the ghost of a chance against them.
There was not a soul in Randolph Crescent, nor a soul in Queensferry Street; in this outdoor privacy and the sense of escape, John took heart again; and with a pathetic sense of leave-taking, he even ventured up the lane and stood awhile, a strange peri at the gates of a quaint paradise, by the west end of St. George's
I should like the scheme, and we would make a little circuit, and shew you Everingham in our way, and perhaps you would not mind passing through London, and seeing the inside of St. George's
, Hanover Square.
"You have earned the St. George's
standards and will be worthy of them."
The other day I saw Miss Trotter (that was), arrayed in them, trip into the travelling carriage at St. George's
, Hanover Square, and Lord Methuselah hobbled in after.
What I saw from St. George's
is a letter asking us to do business on Mieno but we are not ready for that,' he said.
Happy St. George's
Day- he's the patron saint of Beirut and herpes!
George, but it's a mystery as to why St. George's
Day, which is marked every April 23, has not been declared a public holiday and England's national day.