When she had formed her plan of going to Windsor, she had not foreseen any difficulties except that of getting away, and after she had overcome this by proposing the visit to Dinah, her thoughts flew to the meeting with Arthur and the question how he would behave to her--not resting on any probable incidents of the journey
Captain Wragge had been strangely silent all through the journey
Having therefore provided himself with all things necessary for a long journey
, and settled his affairs at home, he took leave of his wife, and upon the 17th of August, 1703, about two months after my arrival, we set out for the metropolis, situate near the middle of that empire, and about three thousand miles distance from our house.
Come back with me, and do not go this dangerous journey
to the sky.
Good night, and Heaven send our journey
may have a prosperous ending
There was no way of going around it, for it seemed to extend to the right and left as far as they could see; and, besides, they did not dare change the direction of their journey
for fear of getting lost.
If to this be added the fact that, in consequence of the ex parte application of the spur, one side of the mare appeared to journey
faster than the other; and that the aggrieved flank was resolutely indicated by unremitted flourishes of a bushy tail, we finish the picture of both horse and man.
However, I travelled along the shore of the sea towards the east, I suppose about twelve miles, and then setting up a great pole upon the shore for a mark, I concluded I would go home again, and that the next journey
I took should be on the other side of the island east from my dwelling, and so round till I came to my post again.
These were the only words he uttered during the journey
In short, people always had a special object in taking a journey
The trunk and the roots are even more nourishing than the leaves or branches, and the meaner people, when they go a journey
, make no provision of any other victuals.
The principal aim of his journey
was to reconnoitre Lake Tchad, from which he was still three hundred and fifty miles distant.
First, we went ten days' journey
to Nankin, a city well worth seeing; they say it has a million of people in it: it is regularly built, and the streets are all straight, and cross one another in direct lines.
On the second evening, a solitary Snake Indian visited their camp, at a late hour, and informed them that there was a white man residing at one of the cantonments of his tribe, about a day's journey
higher up the river.
There was every chance of my becoming a most miserable old bachelor, when, by the best luck in the world, I made a journey
into another state, and was smitten by, and smote again, and wooed, won, and married, the present Mrs.