The Knight of the Rueful Countenance was still very anxious to find out who the owner of the valise could be, conjecturing from the sonnet and letter, from the money in gold, and from the fineness of the shirts, that he must be some lover of distinction whom the scorn and cruelty of his lady had driven to some desperate course; but as in that uninhabited
and rugged spot there was no one to be seen of whom he could inquire, he saw nothing else for it but to push on, taking whatever road Rocinante chose- which was where he could make his way- firmly persuaded that among these wilds he could not fail to meet some rare adventure.
As the incubator had been placed far north of their own territory in a supposedly uninhabited
and unfrequented area, we had before us a tremendous journey, concerning which I, of course, knew nothing.
Had he been discovered upon the mainland, or any other place than the almost unknown island that had been his home, they would have concluded that he had formerly been a pet of man; but that theory was not tenable in the face of the isolation of his uninhabited
Although the island seems uninhabited
, it might still contain some individuals that would be less hard than we on the nature of game.
Between the Union Pacific road and the branch which unites Kearney with Saint Joseph it formed a great uninhabited
Your excellency does not require a permit, for the island is uninhabited
She had been taken from the prison a short time before, carried into the uninhabited
wilderness, and left to perish there by hunger or wild beasts.
They had to traverse the most dreary and desolate mountains, and barren and trackless wastes, uninhabited
by man, or occasionally infested by predatory and cruel savages.
The sea-reach of the Thames is straight, and, once Sheerness is left behind, its banks seem very uninhabited
, except for the cluster of houses which is Southend, or here and there a lonely wooden jetty where petroleum ships discharge their dangerous cargoes, and the oil-storage tanks, low and round with slightly-domed roofs, peep over the edge of the fore-shore, as it were a village of Central African huts imitated in iron.
He became the master of many thousands of acres of uninhabited
territory, and the supporter of many a score of dependents.
It was in vain that those on board made remonstrances and entreaties, and represented the horrors of abandoning men upon a sterile and uninhabited
island; the sturdy captain was inflexible.
He was interrupted by a bellowing human voice that came out of the bowels of the uninhabited
yes -- I do not think I should be easily frightened, because there would be so many people in the house -- and besides, it has never been uninhabited
and left deserted for years, and then the family come back to it unawares, without giving any notice, as generally happens.
It was a ring of land round a deep lagoon, uninhabited
, and covered only with scrub and wild guava.
If there was any plan that would render his position more harrowing he should have known that such would be the one adopted by the Russian, and what could be more terrible than to leave him to a lifetime of suspense upon an uninhabited