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I now began to meditate an escape, and carefully avoided their suspicions, continuing with them at Old Chelicothe until the first day of June following, and then was taken by them to the salt springs on Sciotha, and kept there, making salt, ten days.
Occasionally, a name was followed simply by the remark, "II days, for disturbing the peace," and without comment upon the justice or injustice of the sentence.
You may depend on our return to North Shin gles in four or five days at furthest.
When it was not too wet or inclement for her child to be with her, they went together; at other times she was alone; but, she never missed a single day.
When he's working at that, he sees nothing; he does not eat, drink, or breathe for days and nights at a time.
They had been searching among the northern hordes, and only within the past few days had they extended their quest to the south.
The reader will remember that at five minutes past eight in the evening-- about five and twenty hours after the arrival of the travellers in London-- Passepartout had been sent by his master to engage the services of the Reverend Samuel Wilson in a certain marriage ceremony, which was to take place the next day.
On the twelfth day my throat was so painful that, taking the chance of alarming the Martians, I attacked the creaking rain-water pump that stood by the sink, and got a couple of glassfuls of blackened and tainted rain water.
There was no chance, I was glad to think, as we set out on Sunday afternoon, of meeting Eric at the Hall, as he had returned to town the day after his engagement was announced.
Yes, but," added Buckingham, raising his voice in such a manner that the princess could hear him, -- "but I resemble that dweller in the East, who turned mad, and remained so for several days, owing to a delightful dream that he had had, but who one day awoke, if not completely cured, in some respects rational at least.
In the course of the three following days they made about sixty- three miles, generally in a northwest direction.
It did not take him more than two days and a quarter to feel that if he spoke of his own life - it seemed very far away - no one except Dan (and even Dan's belief was sorely tried) credited him.
From Gibraltar, running along the coasts of Spain and France, Marseilles will be reached in three days.
For seven days and nights they hunted through the forest glades, but never saw so much as a single man in Lincoln green; for tidings of all this had been brought to Robin Hood by trusty Eadom o' the Blue Boar.
After the coming of freedom there were two points upon which practically all the people on our place were agreed, and I found that this was generally true throughout the South: that they must change their names, and that they must leave the old plantation for at least a few days or weeks in order that they might really feel sure that they were free.