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  • The balloon leapt at once, in the manner of balloons when part of their weight is released by touching down, with a sort of flippancy, and in another moment Bert was over a street crowded with peasants and soldiers, that opened into a busy market-square.

    The War in the Air

  • A smoky glare, of the complexion of brass-filings, ascended from the fiery tongues of innumerable naphtha lamps affixed to booths, stalls, and other temporary erections which crowded the spacious market-square.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • Seeing the futility of a pitched battle in the streets with Arpello's retainers, under such conditions, Trocero hurled the baton in his rival's face, hanged the leaders of the mercenaries in the market-square as his last official act, and rode out of the southern gate at the head of his fifteen hundred steel-clad knights.

    Wings in the Night

  • But in the evening, on the way to church, the Frobishers and their guest crossed the market-square as his string of boys marched along the west side.

    Love and Mr Lewisham

  • Seeing the futility of a pitched battle in the streets with Arpello's retainers, under such conditions, Trocero hurled the baton in his rival's face, hanged the leaders of the mercenaries in the market-square as his last official act, and rode out of the southern gate at the head of his fifteen hundred steel-clad knights.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Because of the priest of Anu, the Gunderman was taken and hanged in the market-square.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • The small hours found Mr. Maydig and Mr. Fotheringay careering across the chilly market-square under the still moon, in a sort of ecstasy of thaumaturgy, Mr. Maydig all flap and gesture, Mr. Fotheringay short and bristling, and no longer abashed at his greatness.

    The Man Who Could Work Miracles

  • Because of the priest of Anu, the Gunderman was taken and hanged in the market-square.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

  • A large mass of metal and masonry, extraordinarily like the clock-tower in the middle of the market-square, hit the earth near him, ricochetted over him, and flew into stonework, bricks, and masonry, like a bursting bomb.

    The Man Who Could Work Miracles

  • Because of the priest of Anu, the Gunderman was taken and hanged in the market-square.

    Rogues In The House

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