The weather was stormy, and the passage
long and rough, and I lay on a sofa, almost from shore to shore.
The viscount, therefore, remained in the room watching Christine as she slowly returned to life, while even the joint managers, Debienne and Poligny, who had come to offer their sympathy and congratulations, found themselves thrust into the passage
among the crowd of dandies.
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Applications for passage
must be approved by the committee before tickets are issued, and can be made to the undersigned.
From Valparaiso he had gone to Australia, light, a matter of six thousand miles on end with a stormy passage
and running short of bunker coal.
If (to pursue the same vein of improbable conjecture) you were to meet a mild, hard-working little priest, named Father Brown, and were to ask him what he thought was the most singular luck of his life, he would probably reply that upon the whole his best stroke was at the Vernon Hotel, where he had averted a crime and, perhaps, saved a soul, merely by listening to a few footsteps in a passage
On common occasions the boy could have construed the passage
well enough probably, but now his head was gone.
Fearful of sustaining a charge in the narrow passages
in which they were so closely wedged together, the throng poured out as impetuously as they had flocked in.
On this request being preferred, the corpulent man condescended to order the boots to bring in the gentlemen's luggage; and preceding them down a long, dark passage
, ushered them into a large, badly-furnished apartment, with a dirty grate, in which a small fire was making a wretched attempt to be cheerful, but was fast sinking beneath the dispiriting influence of the place.
Did you ever hear of another passage
leading to the cave where you saw the ancient city?
Nothing more happened on the passage
worthy the mentioning; so, after a fine run, we safely arrived in Nantucket.
Every door was now closed, the passage
plan given up, and the first scheme of dancing only in the room they were in resorted to again; and with such goodwill on Frank Churchill's part, that the space which a quarter of an hour before had been deemed barely sufficient for five couple, was now endeavoured to be made out quite enough for ten.
While we were at Diou, waiting for these vessels, we received advice from Aethiopia that the emperor, unwilling to expose the patriarch to any hazard, thought Dagher, a port in the mouth of the Red Sea, belonging to a prince dependent on the Abyssins, a place of the greatest security to land at, having already written to that prince to give him safe passage
through his dominions.
There were too many English or French steamers of the line of Suez to Bombay, Calcutta to Melbourne, and from Bourbon to the Mauritius, furrowing this narrow passage
, for the Nautilus to venture to show itself.
A ship may have left her port some time before; she may have been at sea, in the fullest sense of the phrase, for days; but, for all that, as long as the coast she was about to leave remained in sight, a southern-going ship of yesterday had not in the sailor's sense begun the enterprise of a passage