The person my uncle expects may arrive
at any moment.
Believe me," continued Treville, "in enterprises of this kind, in order that one may arrive, four must set out.
Besides, make yourselves easy; we shall not all arrive at London.
No, monsieur, there were only these words: `Dear Porthos, set out, if you would wish to arrive before the Equinox.
I think so; therefore," continued Mousqueton, "monseigneur set out the very same day with his secretary, in order to endeavor to arrive in time.
Even in adopting this course, he had to make up his mind to the certainty of several days of famine at the outset, for it would take that time to reach the last Indian lodges from which he had parted, and until they should arrive there, his people would have nothing to subsist upon but haws and wild berries, excepting one miserable horse, which was little better than skin and bone.
They murmured that they had a long and desolate region to traverse, before they could arrive at the point where they might expect to find horses; that it was impossible for Crooks and Le Clerc, in their feeble condition, to get over it; that to remain with them would only be to starve in their company.
Fouquet hoped to be the first to arrive at Nantes; there he would see the notables and gain support among the principal members of the States; he would make himself a necessity, a thing very easy for a man of his merit, and would delay the catastrophe, if he did not succeed in avoiding it entirely.
A report was spread during the night, that the king was coming in great haste on post horses, and would arrive in ten or twelve hours at the latest.
Emily made no attempt to arrive
at a conclusion, either one way or the other.
Having made this startling announcement, Henry proceeded to inform his brother that Lord and Lady Montbarry, with Agnes and the children, would arrive
in Venice in three days more.
There was indeed every reason to expect success, since the mould has absorbed the entire mass of the molten metal; still some considerable time must elapse before they could arrive
at any certainty upon the matter.
Jones having, by reason of his deviation, travelled eleven miles instead of six, and most of those through very execrable roads, where no expedition could have been made in quest of a midwife, did not arrive
at Coventry till near twelve.
The Italian had mentioned the name of the spot for which they were bound, and after her death the woman of the house in which they had lived took care that Safie should arrive
in safety at the cottage of her lover.
His own earnest wish, coupled with the assurance he had received from Quilp, filled him with the belief that she would yet arrive
to claim the humble shelter he had offered, and from the death of each day's hope another hope sprung up to live to-morrow.