The latter was shipped with the greatest precaution on the 18th
of February, and was then carefully deposited at the bottom of the vessel in such a way as to prevent accident.
In fact, a preparatory experiment, tried on the 18th
of October, had yielded the best results and caused the most well-grounded hopes of success.
The next morning, the 18th
of November, I had quite recovered from my fatigues of the day before, and I went up on to the platform, just as the second lieutenant was uttering his daily phrase.
If you should have no objection to receive me into your house, I propose myself the satisfaction of waiting on you and your family, Monday, November 18th
, by four o'clock, and shall probably trespass on your hospitality till the Saturday se'ennight following, which I can do without any inconvenience, as Lady Catherine is far from objecting to my occasional absence on a Sunday, provided that some other clergyman is engaged to do the duty of the day.-- I remain, dear sir, with respectful compliments to your lady and daughters, your well-wisher and friend, "WILLIAM COLLINS"
They set out on their march on the evening of the 18th
of April, 1775.
Under the memorial in question were emblazoned the well-known and pompous Osborne arms; and the inscription said, that the monument was "Sacred to the memory of George Osborne, Junior, Esq., late a Captain in his Majesty's --th regiment of foot, who fell on the 18th
of June, 1815, aged 28 years, while fighting for his king and country in the glorious victory of Waterloo.
From hence we came to Lawremskoy, the 3rd of July; and providing ourselves with two luggage boats, and a barge for our own convenience, we embarked the 7th, and arrived all safe at Archangel the 18th; having been a year, five months, and three days on the journey, including our stay of about eight months at Tobolski.
We then set sail from Archangel the 20th of August, the same year; and, after no extraordinary bad voyage, arrived safe in the Elbe the 18th of September.
The vessel continued to proceed with all steam on; but on the 18th
, the engineer, as he had predicted, announced that the coal would give out in the course of the day.
. -- I hired a Gaucho to accompany me on my ride to Buenos Ayres, though with some difficulty, as the father of one man was afraid to let him go, and another, who seemed willing, was described to me as so fearful, that I was afraid to take him, for I was told that even if he saw an ostrich at a distance, he would mistake it for an Indian, and would fly like the wind away.
When Christian ideas succumbed in the 18th
century to rationalist ideas, feudal society fought its death battle with the then revolutionary bourgeoisie.
ON THE 18TH
of September, Captain Bonneville and his three companions set out, bright and early, to rejoin the main party, from which they had parted on Wind River.