Along both ranges of hills, which bounded the opposite sides of the lake and valley, clouds of light vapor were rising in spiral wreaths from the uninhabited
woods, looking like the smoke of hidden cottages; or rolled lazily down the declivities, to mingle with the fogs of the lower land.
And every morning, perched on our stays, rows of these birds were seen; and spite of our hootings, for a long time obstinately clung to the hemp, as though they deemed our ship some drifting, uninhabited
craft; a thing appointed to desolation, and therefore fit roosting-place for their homeless selves.
I saw that I was just another Robinson Crusoe cast away on an uninhabited
island, with no society but some more or less tame animals, and if I wanted to make life bearable I must do as he did -- invent, contrive, create, reorganize things; set brain and hand to work, and keep them busy.
It seemed glorious sport to be feasting in that wild, free way in the virgin forest of an unex- plored and uninhabited
island, far from the haunts of men, and they said they never would return to civiliza- tion.
Ferndean then remained uninhabited
and unfurnished, with the exception of some two or three rooms fitted up for the accommodation of the squire when he went there in the season to shoot.
When Heathcliff is in, I'm often obliged to seek the kitchen and their society, or starve among the damp uninhabited
chambers; when he is not, as was the case this week, I establish a table and chair at one corner of the house fire, and never mind how Mr.
The fourth and fifth doors -- both belonging to dismantled and uninhabited
rooms, and both locked -brought them to the end of the north wing of the house, and to the opening of a second and shorter passage, placed at a right angle to the first.
It was a loud bell, used to summon a servant from the college to open the gates; for though there was a porter's lodge, it was uninhabited
I advanced forward, and cast anchor on the lee-side of the island, which seemed to be uninhabited
We set sail with the first favourable wind, and after a long voyage upon the open seas we landed upon an unknown island which proved to be uninhabited
About half a mile from the palace in which they lived there stood a castle, which was uninhabited
and almost a ruin, but the garden which surrounded it was a mass of blooming flowers, and in this garden the youngest Princess used often to walk.
There happened nothing remarkable to us till the last night of our journey, when taking up our lodging at a place belonging to the Empress, a declared enemy to all Catholics, and in particular to the missionaries, we met with a kind reception in appearance, and were lodged in a large stone house covered with wood and straw, which had stood uninhabited
so long, that great numbers of red ants had taken possession of it; these, as soon as we were laid down, attacked us on all sides, and tormented us so incessantly that we were obliged to call up our domestics.