At first I regarded little but the road before me, and then abruptly my attention was arrested by something that was moving rapidly. ...
When the amphitheater had cleared I crept stealthily to the top and as the great excavation lay far from the plaza. ...
I can compare it to nothing but a large door mat, ornamented at the edges with little tinkling tags. ...
I shouted above the sudden noise. She looked away from me downhill. The people were coming out of their houses, astonished. ...
Far from the plaza and in an untenanted portion of the great dead city I had little trouble in reaching the hills beyond. ...