The neighborhood of Spanish and British territories, bordering
on some States and not on others, naturally confines the causes of quarrel more immediately to the borderers.
Should a war be the result of the precarious situation of European affairs, and all the unruly passions attending it be let loose on the ocean, our escape from insults and depredations, not only on that element, but every part of the other bordering
on it, will be truly miraculous.
The Tharks paid him not the slightest attention; they were not out upon the warpath, and the only sign that I had that they had seen him was a quickening of the pace of the caravan as we hastened toward the bordering
desert which marked our entrance into the realm of Tal Hajus.
Meriem raced toward the bordering
trees with all the speed that lay in her swift, little feet; but Tantor, for all his huge bulk, drove down upon her with the rapidity of an express train.
The Squire was standing with his back to the fire in a state bordering
on apoplexy, his fingers violently knitted under his coat tails.
Tell me what it all means," said I, in a state bordering
And, if I may mention so delicate a subject, endeavour to check that little something, bordering
on conceit and impertinence, which your lady possesses.