asked the passenger, then, with mildly quavering speech.
The figures of a horse and rider came slowly through the eddying mist, and came to the side of the mail, where the passenger stood.
said the passenger, in a tone of quiet business confidence.
There was a little murmur of regret amongst the five hundred and eighty-seven saloon passengers on board the steamship Lusitania, mingled, perhaps, with a few expressions of a more violent character.
That the Lusitania did not land her passengers this evening.
The little tug came screaming around, and before any of the passengers on the deck above had any idea of what was happening, Mr.
Passengers who may wish to extend the time at Paris can do so, and, passing down through Switzerland, rejoin the steamer at Genoa.
Or, if passengers desire to visit Parma (famous for Correggio's frescoes) and Bologna, they can by rail go on to Florence, and rejoin the steamer at Leghorn, thus spending about three weeks amid the cities most famous for art in Italy.
The captain appears on the paddle-box with his speaking trumpet; the officers take their stations; all hands are on the alert; the flagging hopes of the passengers
revive; the cooks pause in their savoury work, and look out with faces full of interest.
Presently one of the passengers
, after vigorously pushing his way through the importunate crowd of porters, came up to him and politely asked if he could point out the English consulate, at the same time showing a passport which he wished to have visaed.
But you must have them,' replied the passenger, also descending,
and then, when Joe peaceably touched his hat, accosting the passenger with: 'Mr.
On reaching our port I there learnt, for the first time, the reason these passengers
had for seizing their opportunity of escaping from the ship.
The passengers in the fleet either built huts with bark and branches of trees, or erected tents of cloth till they could provide themselves with better shelter.
There, amid patches Of garden ground and cornfield, she sees the few wretched hovels of the settlers, with the still ruder wigwams and cloth tents of the passengers who had arrived in the same fleet with herself.