I shall not go into the details of its construction--it lies out there in the desert now--about two miles
They ascended to the foot of the first rapid, about two hundred miles
, but could hear nothing of any white men being in the neighborhood.
This voyage of eight hundred miles
was a perilous venture on a craft of twenty tons, and at that season of the year.
On the river, where was a packed trail and where snowshoes were unnecessary, the dogs averaged six miles
Then it moved away two or three miles
, leaving a phosphorescent track, like those volumes of steam that the express trains leave behind.
At half-past two in the morning, the projectile was over the thirteenth lunar parallel and at the effective distance of five hundred miles
, reduced by the glasses to five.
This river is situated about sixty miles
south of Port St.
Walking to church a certain Sunday morning, I had little Miles
at my side and his sister, in advance of us and at Mrs.
This island, lying near to the eastern coast of Africa, is in the sixth degree of south latitude, that is to say, four hundred and thirty geographical miles
below the equator.
'stead of taking to the woods when I run off, I'd go down the river about fifty mile
and camp in one place for good, and not have such a rough time tramping on foot.
At the battle of Gaines's Mill, one of the fiercest conflicts of the Civil War, with a hundred guns in play, spectators a mile
and a half away on the opposite side of the Chickahominy valley heard nothing of what they clearly saw.
We can't charge more than sixpence a mile
after the first, within the four-mile radius.