These are two Yarmouth boatmen - very kind, good people - who are relations of my nurse, and have come from Gravesend
to see me.
I had always proposed to myself to get him well down the river in the boat; certainly well beyond Gravesend
, which was a critical place for search or inquiry if suspicion were afoot.
The houses of Gravesend
crowd upon the shore with an effect of confusion as if they had tumbled down haphazard from the top of the hill at the back.
This time they were to embark on board a large vessel which awaited them at Gravesend
, and Charles II.
I wired to Gravesend
and learned that she had passed some time ago, and as the wind is easterly I have no doubt that she is now past the Goodwins and not very far from the Isle of Wight.
All the young clerks are madly in love, and according to their various degrees, pine for bliss with the beloved object, at Margate, Ramsgate, or Gravesend
ON a summer's morning, between thirty and forty years ago, two girls were crying bitterly in the cabin of an East Indian passenger ship, bound outward, from Gravesend
If he'd been away in the barge I'd ha' thought nothin'; for many a time a job has taken him as far as Gravesend
, and then if there was much doin' there he might ha' stayed over.
The air was dark above Gravesend
, and farther back still seemed condensed into a mournful gloom, brooding mo- tionless over the biggest, and the greatest, town on earth.
We saw Tilbury Fort and remembered the Spanish Armada, Gravesend
, Woolwich, and Greenwich-- places which I had heard of even in my country.
He informed me that the Indians had certainly been passengers on board his vessel--but as far as Gravesend
The third person who got out was a hawker from Gravesend
well known to the porters.