Miles


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Miles

(maɪlz)
n
(Biography) Bernard, Baron Miles of Blackfriars. 1907–91, British actor and theatre manager. He founded the Mermaid Theatre in London, and was known as a character actor
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I shall not go into the details of its construction--it lies out there in the desert now--about two miles from here.
They ascended to the foot of the first rapid, about two hundred miles, but could hear nothing of any white men being in the neighborhood.
This voyage of eight hundred miles was a perilous venture on a craft of twenty tons, and at that season of the year.
On the river, where was a packed trail and where snowshoes were unnecessary, the dogs averaged six miles an hour.
Then it moved away two or three miles, leaving a phosphorescent track, like those volumes of steam that the express trains leave behind.
At half-past two in the morning, the projectile was over the thirteenth lunar parallel and at the effective distance of five hundred miles, reduced by the glasses to five.
This river is situated about sixty miles south of Port St.
Walking to church a certain Sunday morning, I had little Miles at my side and his sister, in advance of us and at Mrs.
There was a slough or a creek leading out of it on the other side that went miles away, I don't know where, but it didn't go to the river.
Augustine, a hundred and fifty miles to the south, was inaudible two miles to the north in a still atmosphere.
This very morning I had to go a clear six miles and only took three shillings.
This island, lying near to the eastern coast of Africa, is in the sixth degree of south latitude, that is to say, four hundred and thirty geographical miles below the equator.