Still, the easterly
winds, and, generally speaking, the easterly
weather all the world over, is characterized by regularity and persistence.
In fact (not to attribute the whole gloom of sky and earth to the one inauspicious circumstance of Phoebe's departure), an easterly
storm had set in, and indefatigably apply itself to the task of making the black roof and walls of the old house look more cheerless than ever before.
"Exactly, for Amy keeps me pointing due west most of the time, with only an occasional whiffle round to the south, and I haven't had an easterly
spell since I was married.
He went by Princes Street enjoying the mild sunshine, and the little thrill of easterly
wind that tossed the flags along that terrace of palaces, and tumbled the green trees in the garden.
The street was rather more than a mile away from us, in an easterly
'mcCoy was noncommittal, though he said that in the Paumotus there was no reason why it should not be an easterly
His surname was Cruncher, and on the youthful occasion of his renouncing by proxy the works of darkness, in the easterly
parish church of Hounsditch, he had received the added appellation of Jerry.
I remembered that the most easterly
of the rivers which drain into Captain Kidd's anchorage ran from the two-peaked hill upon my left, and I bent my course in that direction that I might pass the stream while it was small.
Its own weight, and the aerial force opposed to it, which caused it to rise, combined with the strong easterly
breeze, had been too much for the great length of cord holding it.
"We generally pick up an easterly
draught below three thousand at this time o' the year.
Because Joppa, the modern Jaffa, shipmates, is on the most easterly
coast of the Mediterranean, the Syrian; and Tarshish or Cadiz more than two thousand miles to the westward from that, just outside the Straits of Gibraltar.
On the third day, she descried a number of Indians on horseback proceeding in an easterly