1 At this moment Gurth appeared on the opposite side of the moat with the mules.
2 Around the exterior wall was a deep moat, supplied with water from a neighbouring rivulet.
3 The poor Jew had been hastily thrust into a dungeon-vault of the castle, the floor of which was deep beneath the level of the ground, and very damp, being lower than even the moat itself.
4 The followers of the knight had no such shelter; two were instantly shot with cross-bow bolts, and two more fell into the moat; the others retreated back into the barbican.
5 These shoes," it ran, "were dug up in the moat of Holdernesse Hall.
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6 I wish there was a moat to this cabin.
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7 He sat down by the side of the moat, buried his face in his hands and reflected.
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8 In the moat of Vincennes a sepulchral shaft sprang from the earth, recalling the fact that the Duc d'Enghien had perished in the very month when Napoleon was crowned.
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9 These four streets surrounded this trapezium like a moat.
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10 The Golden One were kneeling alone at the moat which runs through the field.
11 Then they knelt by the moat, they gathered water in their two hands, they rose and they held the water out to our lips.
12 It was worth any money to see Wemmick waving a salute to me from the other side of the moat, when we might have shaken hands across it with the greatest ease.
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