but they say they don't like sailor's flesh, it's too salt
The Gauchos call the former the "Padre del sal," and the latter the "Madre;" they state that these progenitive salts
always occur on the borders of the salinas, when the water begins to evaporate.
Does not this stream at our feet run toward the summer, until its waters grow salt
, and the current flows upward?
We remained there undisturbed during the Winter; and on the first day of May, 1770, my brother returned home to the settlement by himself, for a new recruit of horses and ammunition, leaving me by myself, without bread, salt
or sugar, without company of my fellow creatures, or even a horse or dog.
He made a pause here, to let that fact sink home, then added -- "and eight times salt
The song of pleasant stations beside the salt
lagoons, The song of blowing squadrons that shuffled down the dunes, The song of midnight dances that churned the sea to flame-- The Beaches of Lukannon--before the sealers came!
After he had taken leave of the King, and was setting out on the search, Snati said to him, 'Now you must first of all go about the neighbourhood, and gather as much salt
as ever you can.
To this place caravans of Abyssinia are continually resorting, to carry salt
into all parts of the empire, which they set a great value upon, and which in their country is of the same use as money.
On leaving Omaha, it passes along the left bank of the Platte River as far as the junction of its northern branch, follows its southern branch, crosses the Laramie territory and the Wahsatch Mountains, turns the Great Salt
Lake, and reaches Salt
Lake City, the Mormon capital, plunges into the Tuilla Valley, across the American Desert, Cedar and Humboldt Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and descends, via Sacramento, to the Pacific--its grade, even on the Rocky Mountains, never exceeding one hundred and twelve feet to the mile.
The red eastern sky, the northward blackness, the salt
Dead Sea, the stony beach crawling with these foul, slow-stirring monsters, the uniform poisonous-looking green of the lichenous plants, the thin air that hurts one's lungs: all contributed to an appalling effect.
Schemes of Captain Bonneville The Great Salt
Lake Expedition to explore it Preparations for a journey to the Bighorn
A seaman labouring under an undue sense of security becomes at once worth hardly half his salt
The musketeer then made some inquiries concerning the salt
-mines, and took the road to the marshes, leaving the sea on his right, and penetrating into that vast and desolate plain which resembles a sea of mud, of which, here and there, a few crests of salt
silver the undulations.
He informed the Sioux of the real object of the expedition of himself and his companions, which was, not to trade with any of the tribes up the river, but to cross the mountains to the great salt
lake in the west, in search of some of their brothers, whom they had not seen for eleven months.
Wait till our mainsail's bent, an' she walks home with all her salt