"Follow me," said one of the guard, and, turning, led me across the outer courtyard toward a second buttressed
"They're sure slick," was his secret judgment; and from bits of gossip dropped now and again he felt his judgment well buttressed
. On the other hand, they radiated an atmosphere of manliness and the fair play that goes with manliness.
At last, after what seemed months, and may, I now realize, have been years, we came in sight of the dun escarpment which buttressed
the foothills of Sari.
The original keep was there with its huge buttressed Saxon towers whose mighty fifteen foot walls were pierced with stairways and vaulted chambers, lighted by embrasures which, mere slits in the outer periphery of the walls, spread to larger dimensions within, some even attaining the area of small triangular chambers.
All three gates were strongly fortified with towered and buttressed barbicans which must be taken before the main gates could be reached.
Thuvia of Ptarth, gazing toward the east, saw the blacker blot against the blackness of the trees as the craft topped the buttressed
Chuckling to himself, Achmet Zek withdrew a few paces farther into the jungle, for he was as positive that Werper was waiting nearby for a chance to pot him as though his eyes had penetrated the jungle trees to the figure of the hiding Belgian, fingering his rifle behind the bole of the buttressed
It seemed strange that beyond the buttressed
walls of Caprona icebergs floated and the south wind was biting, for only a gentle breeze moved across the face of these living waters, and that was damp and warm.
The grim view of sin and its discontents articulated in the buttressed
figures was part of the medieval Dutch Catholic milieu.
The profile of an old, buttressed
eucalypt approaches the curve known as cissoid.