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In the long pasture, not far from the farm buildings, there was a small knoll which was the highest point on the farm.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
To the left he saw a sloping descent lit up, and facing it a black knoll that seemed as steep as a wall.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The huntsman stood halfway up the knoll holding up his whip and the gentlefolk rode up to him at a footpace; the hounds that were far off on the horizon turned away from the hare, and the whips, but not the gentlefolk, also moved away.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre stepped out of his carriage and, passing the toiling militiamen, ascended the knoll from which, according to the doctor, the battlefield could be seen.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He passed by the graves on the knoll and turned his head to glance at one of the older headstones, which had interested him deeply as a boy because it bore his name.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
To Gerald, standing on the small knoll where the house had been, this tall barrier of green was as visible and pleasing an evidence of ownership as though it were a fence that he himself had built to mark his own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Clifford steered cautiously down the slope of the knoll from the hall, and Connie kept her hand on the chair.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The Grand Sewer, which is, it must be remembered, nothing else than the old brook of Menilmontant, terminates, if one ascends it, in a blind sack, that is to say, at its ancient point of departure which was its source, at the foot of the knoll of Menilmontant.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
By taking a circuitous route, and, as it appeared to her, very unreasonable direction to the knoll, they were soon beyond her eye; and for some minutes longer she remained without sight or sound of any companion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
The place which had been chosen for the grave of Cora was a little knoll, where a cluster of young and healthful pines had taken root, forming of themselves a melancholy and appropriate shade over the spot.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Beyond the boundaries of the plantation, George had noticed a dry, sandy knoll, shaded by a few trees; there they made the grave.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context