The country wore the same aspect, till at last the fine green turf became more wearisome than a dusty turnpike road.
To the westward the view extended over an immense level plain as far as the Mount, at Monte Video, and to the eastward, over the mammillated country of Maldonado.
But the affair did not end so; the next day came a great number of the country people to the town gates, and in a most outrageous manner demanded satisfaction of the Russian governor for the insulting their priests and burning their great Cham Chi-Thaungu.
The governor, unwilling to make a breach, or to have any cause of war alleged to be given by him, the Czar having strictly charged him to treat the conquered country with gentleness, gave them all the good words he could.
I always knew I should live long enough to see my country
girls come into their own, and I have.
In this country
, if the principal part be not drawn from commerce, it must fall with oppressive weight upon land.
When I am in the country
," he replied, "I never wish to leave it; and when I am in town it is pretty much the same.
In spite of all I have said in a general way, there were some parts of the Land of Oz not quite so pleasant as the farming country
and the Emerald City which was its center.
But to return to the said Vale of White Horse, the country
in which the first scenes of this true and interesting story are laid.
In this country
," remarked the Shaggy Man, "people live wherever our Ruler tells them to.
Not only that," he declared, "but the secrets of which he was robbed have gone to the one country
interested in the knowledge of them.
We passed through one of the town gates, and went about three miles into the country
, where I saw many labourers working with several sorts of tools in the ground, but was not able to conjecture what they were about: neither did observe any expectation either of corn or grass, although the soil appeared to be excellent.