It is rather from feeling how impossible it is, with all one's efforts, and all one's sacrifices, to make the accommodations
on board such as women ought to have.
It is the only way," he added, seeing that the passenger was about to complain of the accommodations
I have stated in the preface to the first Edition of this work, and in the Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle, that it was in consequence of a wish expressed by Captain Fitz Roy, of having some scientific person on board, accompanied by an offer from him of giving up part of his own accommodations
, that I volunteered my services, which received, through the kindness of the hydrographer, Captain Beaufort, the sanction of the Lords of the Admiralty.
Even these meager accommodations
you cannot be sure that you will have in monopoly; you must take your chance of being stowed in with a lot of others.
No, she said; her house was large, and besides, she never put anybody to remove, that had lain in, till they were willing to go; and if she had more ladies offered, she was not so ill-beloved among her neighbours but she could provide accommodations
for twenty, if there was occasion.
, he can promise them, and not a less grateful welcome than at Randalls.
By this time night closed in, and as it did, there came up to the inn a coach attended by some men on horseback, who demanded accommodation
; to which the landlady replied that there was not a hand's breadth of the whole inn unoccupied.
I reached London late last night, and drove to these lodgings, having written to secure accommodation
Not only was the Hand-in-Hand inn crowded, but even the accommodation
offered by the nearest town had proved barely sufficient to meet the public demand.
There was just the accommodation
in her to sleep a man and a dog.
After I left school, I had the narrowest escape possible of intruding myself into another place of accommodation
for distinguished people; in other words, I was very nearly being sent to college.
So much interest in the enterprise had been aroused, at home and abroad, by profuse advertising, that the whole accommodation
of the building had been secured by travellers of all nations for the opening night.