He had avoided the name of any destination
, for there was now quite a little band of railway folk about the cab, and he still kept an eye upon the court of justice, and laboured to avoid concentric evidence.
They told Tess their destination
, and Tess told them hers.
I had gained considerably on the craft by night; and then, knowing that they must have sighted me and would show no lights after dark, I set my destination
compass upon her--that wonderful little Martian mechanism which, once attuned to the object of destination
, points away toward it, irrespective of every change in its location.
It was called by three names which explain its history, its destination
, and its architecture: "The House of the Dauphin," because Charles V.
The colonel said that the commander of the division was a mile and a quarter away and would receive Balashev and conduct him to his destination
To Thuvan Dihn he explained that he had been but testing an invention of his own with which his flier was equipped--a clever improvement of the ordinary Martian air compass, which, when set for a certain destination
, will remain constantly fixed thereon, making it only necessary to keep a vessel's prow always in the direction of the compass needle to reach any given point upon Barsoom by the shortest route.
I wanted no plot by the time she reached her destination
, a street of tawdry shops.
Finally I promised one little girl, who made a long journey to see me and prefer her request, -- and she is a "Dorothy," by the way -- that when a thousand little girls had written me a thousand little letters asking for the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman I would write the book, Either little Dorothy was a fairy in disguise, and waved her magic wand, or the success of the stage production of "The Wizard of OZ" made new friends for the story, For the thousand letters reached their destination
long since -- and many more followed them.
Thus far--thanks to the strength of my grasp on his neck, which had left him too weak to be an outside passenger--Screw had certainly not seen me; and, if I played my cards properly, there was no reason why he should see me before we got to our destination
But you would not find the magic belt around you when you arrived at your destination
He also observed that if the projectile did not succeed in reaching its destination
(a result absolutely impossible), it must inevitably fall back upon the earth, and that the shock of such a mass, multiplied by the square of its velocity, would seriously endanger every point of the globe.
On the 30th of November, at the hour fixed upon, from the midst of an extraordinary crowd of spectators, the departure took place, and for the first time, three human beings quitted the terrestrial globe, and launched into inter-planetary space with almost a certainty of reaching their destination
It was drawn by one hundred pairs of white mice, and the Poodle sat on the coachman's seat and snapped his whip gayly in the air, as if he were a real coachman in a hurry to get to his destination
I see no harm in your adopting any suggestions I may have to make concerning our altered destination
The new commission for the inquiry into the condition of the native tribes in all its branches had been formed and despatched to its destination
with an unusual speed and energy inspired by Alexey Alexandrovitch.