We promised her to do this at the moment of departure
, for as it was uninhabited we ran no risk in releasing them at that place.
The simple admirer of the war-horse instantly fell back to a low, gaunt, switch-tailed mare, that was unconsciously gleaning the faded herbage of the camp nigh by; where, leaning with one elbow on the blanket that concealed an apology for a saddle, he became a spectator of the departure
, while a foal was quietly making its morning repast, on the opposite side of the same animal.
is distinctly a ceremony of navigation.
Koner, triumphantly demonstrated the feasibility of the journey, its chances of success, the nature of the obstacles existing, the immense advantages of the aerial mode of locomotion, and found fault with nothing but the selected point of departure
, which it contended should be Massowah, a small port in Abyssinia, whence James Bruce, in 1768, started upon his explorations in search of the sources of the Nile.
Lizabetha Prokofievna received confirmatory news from the princess--and alas, two months after the prince's first departure
Aramis watched the departure
, and when left alone with Porthos:
But a fortnight after his departure
, to the surprise of those around her, she recovered from her mental sickness just as suddenly and became her old self again, but with a change in her moral physiognomy, as a child gets up after a long illness with a changed expression of face.
It was a mighty engineering job with only wild Arabs and their wilder mounts to do the work of an electric crane--but finally it was completed, and I was ready for departure
he had asked, although he knew that she had not been advised that an early departure
was a thing that passed into the history of the Yukon along with his other deeds.
On his departure
the Farmer grievously lamented the destruction of his sheep and oxen, but his wife, who had been a spectator to all that took place, said, "On my word, you are rightly served, for how could you for a moment think of shutting up a Lion along with you in your farmyard when you know that you shake in your shoes if you only hear his roar at a distance?
As many of these people brought their families with them, their departure
resembled a perfect emigration.
it ought to reach the moon four days after its departure
, that is on the 5th of December, at midnight precisely, at the moment of her attaining her perigee, that is her nearest distance from the earth, which is exactly 86,410 leagues (French), or 238,833 miles mean distance (English).
I could now, therefore, return impatiently to enquire what hath happened to this lovely creature since her departure
from her father's, but that I am obliged first to pay a short visit to Mr Blifil.
Have you completed all the necessary preparations incident to Miss Sedley's departure
, Miss Jemima?