Instead of going by the Persian Gulf, I travelled a considerable way overland
, and finally embarked from a distant Indian port with a captain who meant to make a long voyage.
And all went merrily with the promoters until the Overland
Company was thrown out of court, as having no evidence, except "the refuse and dregs of former cases-- the heel-taps found in the glasses at the end of the frolic.
But we can travel overland
to the same place in three days.
At last, in the exigency to which I was reduced, I proposed to Toby that he should endeavour to go round to Nukuheva, and if he could not succeed in returning to the valley by water, in one of the boats of the squadron, and taking me off, he might at least procure me some proper medicines, and effect his return overland
As the Indians at that town possessed horses in abundance, he might purchase a sufficient number of them for his great journey overland
, which would commence at that place.
There has been no vessel from the old country for a month past; and if he have arrived overland
from the southward, pray where are his attendants and equipage?
They said if we would go, they would not only telegraph the Emperor, but send a special courier overland
to announce our coming.
These light flying-machines were carried with the fleets, and also sent overland
or by sea to the front with the men.
Tarzan and Otobu declined the offers of the British captain to accompany his force overland
on the return march as Tarzan explained that his country lay to the west, as did Otobu's, and that they would travel together as far as the country of the Wamabos.
The next day Plesser and two other Germans came down overland
And my wife's somewhere around Truckee, I think, stalled on the overland
Among other plans Bradley had thought of constructing a covered raft upon which they might drift to the mainland; but as such a contrivance would necessarily be of considerable weight, it must be built in the water of the sea, since they could not hope to move it even a short distance overland