From this point, excursions may be made to Milan, Lakes Como and Maggiore, or to Milan, Verona (famous for its extraordinary fortifications), Padua, and Venice.
For months the great pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land was chatted about in the newspapers everywhere in America and discussed at countless firesides.
That they had arrived at Edinburgh a few Days before and from thence had made daily Excursions
into the Country around in the Stage Coach they were then in, from one of which Excursions
they were at that time returning.
They had several horses with them; and, as they generally go on foot on warlike excursions
, it was concluded that these horses had been captured in the course of their maraudings.
Besides those which I found during my short excursions
, I heard of many others, and the origin of such names as "the stream of the animal," "the hill of the giant," is obvious.
Indeed, I thought that this halt would mark the termination of our walk; but I was mistaken, for, instead of returning to the Nautilus, Captain Nemo continued his bold excursion
. The ground was still on the incline, its declivity seemed to be getting greater, and to be leading us to greater depths.
Besides The Prelude, of which we have already spoken, Wordsworth's other long poems are The Excursion
and The White Doe of Rylstone.
Besides these there were standard volumes of poetry, published by Phillips & Sampson, from worn- out plates; for a birthday present my mother got me Wordsworth in this shape, and I am glad to think that I once read the "Excursion
" in it, for I do not think I could do so now, and I have a feeling that it is very right and fit to have read the "Excursion
." To be honest, it was very hard reading even then, and I cannot truthfully pretend that I have ever liked Wordsworth except in parts, though for the matter of that, I do not suppose that any one ever did.
Every seat was crowded, too; for it was Sunday, and consequently everybody was taking a "pleasure" excursion
The chief of the Omahas, too, on returning from a hunting excursion
, reported that two men had been killed some distance above, by a band of Sioux.
The second part is The Excursion
. The third part was only planned; but the first book of the first part was left in manuscript by Wordsworth--though in manuscript, it is said, in no great condition of forwardness for the printers.
They were on an excursion
somewhere up in the bush - the very excursion
that laid the foundation of Trent's fortune."