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  • Hereward turned about instantly, and availing himself of his knowledge of Constantinople to thread its streets in the shortest time possible, at length stood alone before the door in the garden-wall, at which he and the

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Sylvan, in the course of the night, having escaped over the garden-wall of

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Here a plaited alley conducted them, without the possibility of their being seen by any neighbour, to a door in the garden-wall, which being opened, proved to be a private entrance into

    Redgauntlet

  • Immediately from the outside of the garden-wall the grass spread away to a great distance, and it was crossed by a path which came close to the wall.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • Hannah has just brought me from the private place in the garden-wall, a letter from Mr. Lovelace, deposited last night, signed also by Lord M.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • He took to fishing the Brawl, which runs through the Park, and passes not very far from the garden-wall.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Caroline, going a little apart, paced to and fro beneath the Rectory garden-wall, dreaming, too, in her way.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • A quick glance of her practised eye showed her, even through the deep dark shadow, the sculls in a rack against the redbrick garden-wall.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • We compute in England, a park wall at a thousand pounds a mile; now a garden-wall must cost at least as much.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • Then the lustrous meadows far beyond the thatch of the garden-wall, yet seen beneath the hanging scollops of the walnut-tree, all awaking, dressed in pearl, all amazed at their own glistening, like

    Lorna Doone

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