* A few years since the annual charge for a cab license was very much reduced, and the difference between the six and seven days
' cabs was abolished.
They plodded days
and without end over the soft, unpacked snow.
Phileas Fogg had accomplished the journey round the world in eighty days
"It's just a week," I said, three days
later, to Arthur, "since we heard of Lady Muriel's engagement.
Michael will be reached in about ten days
. A day
or two will be spent here, enjoying the fruit and wild scenery of these islands, and the voyage continued, and Gibraltar reached in three or four days
Observe all this until the year is ended and you have nights and days
of equal length, and Earth, the mother of all, bears again her various fruit.
Now the camp of the tribe was distant six days
' journey, and when they were yet one day
's journey off it began to snow, and they felt weary and longed for rest.
In the course of the three following days
they made about sixty- three miles, generally in a northwest direction.
We immediately complied with the Governor's request, and conducted in the surveyors, compleating a tour of eight hundred miles, through many difficulties, in sixty-two days
You are sentenced to two days
' solitary confinement in the College prison, and I am sent to fetch you."
If news was received one day
that the enemy had been in a certain position the day
before, by the third day
when something could have been done, that army was already two days
' march farther on and in quite another position.
After the coming of freedom there were two points upon which practically all the people on our place were agreed, and I found that this was generally true throughout the South: that they must change their names, and that they must leave the old plantation for at least a few days
or weeks in order that they might really feel sure that they were free.