First he would go some three hundred versts by train, then he would leave the train and walk from village to village.
He was a widower with an only daughter who was an invalid and unmarried, and whom he had brought fourteen hundred versts to Father Sergius to be healed.
And now he had brought her fourteen hundred versts and she was waiting in the hostelry till Father Sergius should give orders to bring her.
They bring people a thousand versts and write about it in the papers.
It was some three hundred versts (two hundred miles) away, and he set out to walk there.
And a heavy shower of rain came on, too, and Dounia, insulted and put to shame, had to drive with a peasant in an open cart all the seventeen versts into town.
It is only ninety versts from us to the railway and we have come to an agreement with a driver we know, so as to be in readiness; and from there Dounia and I can travel quite comfortably third class.
Vasili Andreevich did as he had said, and having gone about half a verst
came to a tall oak stake which had a few dry leaves still dangling on it, and there he turned to the left.
But the articles contain indirect references which refute that possibility, namely that the location is approximately 60 versts
(ca 64 km) from Kohala and north of the coast of Lake Peipsi.
This needs to be done in such a way that the people for hundreds of versts
around will see, tremble, know and shout: they are throttling and will throttle the bloodsucking kulaks.
It comprised daily marches of 18 to 25 versts
in chains, overnighting in prisons on filthy wooden benches .
This <<political inertia>> of the Russians was caused by the circumstances of the time: it was difficult to decide to travel several hundreds of versts
(versta=1066,8 m) by winter roads across the country engulfed by civil war.