But our escape was not to be encompassed with such ease, for scarcely had we gotten under way once more in the direction of the entrance to Omean than we saw far to the north a great black line topping the horizon.
The ten Earth years I had spent upon Barsoom had encompassed but five years and ninety-six days of Martian time, whose days are forty-one minutes longer than ours, and whose years number six hundred and eighty-seven days.
Your suspense is nearly ended, my darling; he shall be restored to you within a few hours; I have encompassed
him with every protection.
I consumed the whole time in thinking how strange it was that I should be encompassed
by all this taint of prison and crime; that, in my childhood out on our lonely marshes on a winter evening I should have first encountered it; that, it should have reappeared on two occasions, starting out like a stain that was faded but not gone; that, it should in this new way pervade my fortune and advancement.
Parker joins Seagate from his role as senior vice president, Manufacturing Operations for Conner Peripherals, where his responsibilities encompassed
manufacturing operations for the company's disc drive manufacturing plants in Singapore, Malaysia and China; worldwide materials; worldwide scheduling and logistics; and worldwide service and repair.