The tale was told of old Brouwer, a most heretical disbeliever in ghosts, how he met the Horseman returning from his foray into Sleepy Hollow, and was obliged to get up behind him; how they galloped over bush and brake, over hill
and swamp, until they reached the bridge; when the Horseman suddenly turned into a skeleton, threw old Brouwer into the brook, and sprang away over the tree-tops with a clap of thunder.
Willoughby had no property of his own in the country; that he resided there only while he was visiting the old lady at Allenham Court, to whom he was related, and whose possessions he was to inherit; adding, "Yes, yes, he is very well worth catching I can tell you, Miss Dashwood; he has a pretty little estate of his own in Somersetshire besides; and if I were you, I would not give him up to my younger sister, in spite of all this tumbling down hills
Two other passengers, besides the one, were plodding up the hill
by the side of the mail.
He lifted his assegai, and a silence fell; only the sound of chanting still rolled along the hills
Who fears a hill
or fears a law With you beside him?
You'll bathe, and you'll climb trees, and you'll hunt goats, you will; and you'll get aloft on them hills
like a goat yourself.
Then the elephants were chained by their hind legs to their big stumps of pickets, and extra ropes were fitted to the new elephants, and the fodder was piled before them, and the hill
drivers went back to Petersen Sahib through the afternoon light, telling the plains drivers to be extra careful that night, and laughing when the plains drivers asked the reason.
At last it began to grow dusk, and the sun sank behind the mountains; gradually it became cooler on the hill
, and the grass grew wet with dew.
SO that at the bottom of the hill
when they came to the stile, there was nothing left to carry except Lucie's one little bundle.
They would help him, gladly; but they must do it in their own way and that meant enlisting the services of their kinsmen and allies of the hill
Close under the Calton Hill
there runs a certain narrow avenue, part street, part by-road.
From the brow of the next hill
I saw a thick wood spreading wide and black before me.