All were interested in his savage Waziri, and many were the gifts the black men received from these friends of their king, but when they learned that he might sail away from them upon the great canoe that lay at anchor a mile off
shore they became very sad.
They lived about a mile off
through the woods, and were quite used to the route.
The thick, deep wood which you see in the hollow, about a mile off
, surrounds Ashdown Park, built by Inigo Jones.
I believe you are right,' said Tiffey, - 'more than a mile off
- not far from the church - lying partly on the roadside, and partly on the path, upon his face.
As soon as they had made this bloody bargain they fell to work with the poor men's habitation; they did not set fire, indeed, to anything, but they pulled down both their houses, and left not the least stick standing, or scarce any sign on the ground where they stood; they tore all their household stuff in pieces, and threw everything about in such a manner, that the poor men afterwards found some of their things a mile off
The village was about a mile off
, and the doctor's house was the last in it.
They could hear the church-bell calling--as yet nearly a mile off
The Rangoon was moored half a mile off
in the harbour, its signal of departure hoisted at the mast-head.