The black and murky atmosphere that floated around the spot where the Hurons had encamped
, sufficiently announced of itself, the fate of that wandering tribe; while hundreds of ravens, that struggled above the summits of the mountains, or swept, in noisy flocks, across the wide ranges of the woods, furnished a frightful direction to the scene of the combat.
At this place we encamped
, and made a shelter to defend us from the inclement season, and began to hunt and reconnoitre the country.
With a frigate's anchors for my bridle-bitts and fasces of harpoons for spurs, would I could mount that whale and leap the topmost skies, to see whether the fabled heavens with all their countless tents really lie encamped
beyond my mortal sight!
They were in the towns in harvest time, near the lumber camps in the winter, in the cities when the men came there; if a regiment were encamped
, or a railroad or canal being made, or a great exposition getting ready, the crowd of women were on hand, living in shanties or saloons or tenement rooms, sometimes eight or ten of them together.
The ruddy glare of the charcoal displayed the confused and unpromising aspect of the room,--saddles, bridles, several sorts of harness, riding-whips, overcoats, and various articles of clothing, scattered up and down the room in confused variety; and the dogs, of whom we have before spoken, had encamped
themselves among them, to suit their own taste and convenience.
With these possessions we encamped
, as it were, in the two parlours of the emptied house in Windsor Terrace; Mrs.
It was encamped
on a slight rise of the undulating road, and from where I stood tents and vans and men were clearly silhouetted against the sky.
The Sultan's suite, who had encamped
by the lake, were not a little astonished to see themselves in the middle of a large and beautiful town.
They crept into the corn, but the army did not march on, but remained encamped
close around them.
I stayed here some time to inform myself whether I might, by pursuing this road, reach Abyssinia; and could get no other intelligence but that two thousand Galles (the same people who inhabited Melinda) had encamped
about three leagues from Jubo; that they had been induced to fix in that place by the plenty of provisions they found there.
A band of Szgany have come to the castle, and are encamped
in the courtyard.
During the expedition into Egypt, your General Bonaparte discovered traces of the works in the Desert of Suez; and, surprised by the tide, he nearly perished before regaining Hadjaroth, at the very place where Moses had encamped
three thousand years before him.