Suddenly on the road at the top of the high ground
, artillery and troops in blue uniform were seen.
, my dear fellow," said Valentin, laughing; "there is no high ground
for him to take.
All armies prefer high ground
to low and sunny places to dark.
In fact, we see the whole of it except that furthest part, which is covered by the Welsh Marches and those parts which are hidden from where we stand by the high ground
of the immediate west.
Marvellous weather and the view's marvellous--views westward to the high ground
Thus delegated on her mission, as it were by Church and State, Mrs General, who had always occupied high ground
, felt in a condition to keep it, and began by putting herself up at a very high figure.
The fog was rapidly dispersing; already the moon shone quite clear on the high ground
on either side; and it was only in the exact bottom of the dell and round the tavern door that a thin veil still hung unbroken to conceal the first steps of our escape.
On high ground
, the reflection from the chalk-hills was blinding.
From the high ground
on which it stood a series of terraces bordered by balustrades and urns descended in the steel-engraving style to a small irregular lake with an asphalt edge overhung by rare weeping conifers.
But on that high ground
, and in the crescent, which the wind swept round and round as if it were going to tear the paving stones up, its fury was tremendous.
Winter's regiment was ranged on some high ground
above the camp.
The high ground
rising abruptly behind the red roofs of the little town crowds the quaint High Street against the wall which defends it from the sea.