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A Departure, the last professional sight of land, is always good, or at least good enough.
That means more houses and more land, and that means me, for I'll be there to sell them the land.
Do you want to land your tea and silk from Asia and ship it straight East?
The geographer Balbi has well remarked, that an encircled island is an atoll with high land rising out of its lagoon; remove the land from within, and a perfect atoll is left.
Finally, if we look to other oceanic islands of about the same height and of similar geological constitution, but not encircled by coral-reefs, we may in vain search for so trifling a circumambient depth as 30 fathoms, except quite near to their shores; for usually land that rises abruptly out of water, as do most of the encircled and non-encircled oceanic islands, plunges abruptly under it.
You don't call that dinky gardening farming," he objected, pointing to a piece of land barely the size of an acre, which they were passing.
Now, Billy, remember we're not going to take up with the first piece of land we see.
For our sick, they were many, and in very ill case, so that if they were not permitted to land, they ran danger of their lives.
all of you) by the merits of the Saviour that ye are not pirates, nor have shed blood lawfully or unlawfully within forty days past, you may have licence to come on land.
And that was the way Dorothy heard that the Historian wanted to speak with her, and there was a Shaggy Man in the Land of Oz who knew how to telegraph a wireless reply.
Ned Land was about forty years of age; he was a tall man
In the first place," said the General, "we cannot march across the deadly desert to the Land of Oz.
We can further understand the singular fact remarked on by several observers, that the productions of Europe and America during the later tertiary stages were more closely related to each other than they are at the present time; for during these warmer periods the northern parts of the Old and New Worlds will have been almost continuously united by land, serving as a bridge, since rendered impassable by cold, for the inter-migration of their inhabitants.
So both those who knew and those who did not know deceived themselves, and pushed on to Smolensk as to a promised land.
As soon as the soldiers had all gone home, Chee-Chee brought the Doctor and his animals out of the hiding-place and they set off for the Land of the Monkeys.