Days, weeks passed, and under easy sail, the ivory Pequod had slowly swept across four several cruising-grounds; that off the Azores; off the Cape de Verdes; on the Plate (so called), being off the mouth of the Rio de la Plata; and the Carrol Ground, an unstaked, watery locality, southerly
The long and narrow peninsula of Malacca, extending south-eastward from the territories of Birmah, forms the most southerly
point of all Asia.
The Boussole, which went first, ran aground on the southerly
It was in 1862 that, in spite of the Southern Members of Congress, who wished a more southerly
route, it was decided to lay the road between the forty-first and forty-second parallels.
HAVING FORDED WIND RIVER a little above its mouth, Captain Bonneville and his three companions proceeded across a gravelly plain, until they fell upon the Popo Agie, up the left bank of which they held their course, nearly in a southerly
The breeze was gusty; a southerly
blow was making up.
As the waters of New York flow either southerly
into the Atlantic or northerly into Ontario and its outlet, Otsego Lake, being the source of the Susquehanna, is of necessity among its highest lands.
In the month of October the southerly
winds set in, bringing with them frequent rain.
Overhead, a film of southerly
drifting mist draws a theatrical gauze across the firmament.
In the three months of the summer it only freezes every other day and every night, and then the snow begins to weep off on the southerly
slopes, and a few ground-willows put out their woolly buds, a tiny stonecrop or so makes believe to blossom, beaches of fine gravel and rounded stones run down to the open sea, and polished boulders and streaked rocks lift up above the granulated snow.
This I thought strange, for there was a stiff southerly
breeze; but as "the circumstances" were not forthcoming, although I pumped for them with much perseverance, I had nothing to do but to return home and digest my impatience at leisure.
, at many miles' distance, and over the hills and ridges coastward, she could discern a surface like polished steel: it was the English Channel at a point far out towards France.