So it is when we travel northward
, but in a somewhat lesser degree, for the number of species of all kinds, and therefore of competitors, decreases northwards
; hence in going northward
, or in ascending a mountain, we far oftener meet with stunted forms, due to the directly injurious action of climate, than we do in proceeding southwards or in descending a mountain.
We passed out between the East and West Furies; and a little farther northward
there are so many breakers that the sea is called the Milky Way.
An hour later, after nightfall, he repassed the plantation, going northward
in the direction from which he had come.
I suppose it is your way of saying Northward
The field-folk shut in there traded northward
and westward, travelled, courted, and married northward
and westward, thought northward
and westward; those on this side mainly directed their energies and attention to the east and south.
So, be ye wily," said Robin Hood, "and keep well away from the northward
roads till ye have gotten well to the eastward.
Then he resumed his northward
way, traveling at a dogged trot that ate up the miles with marvelous rapidity.
The boat scudded thus northward
during the whole day, borne on by monstrous waves, preserving always, fortunately, a speed equal to theirs.
At the same time four of their fighting machines, similarly armed with tubes, crossed the river, and two of them, black against the western sky, came into sight of myself and the curate as we hurried wearily and painfully along the road that runs northward
out of Halliford.
In another direction were to be seen some of the sources of the Oregon, or Columbia, flowing to the northwest, past those towering landmarks the Three Tetons, and pouring down into the great lava plain; while, almost at the captain's feet, the Green River, or Colorado of the West, set forth on its wandering pilgrimage to the Gulf of California; at first a mere mountain torrent, dashing northward
over a crag and precipice, in a succession of cascades, and tumbling into the plain where, expanding into an ample river, it circled away to the south, and after alternately shining out and disappearing in the mazes of the vast landscape, was finally lost in a horizon of mountains.
However, he had to make up his mind to being borne farther to the northward
and even a little to the east.
Yet what Jerry did was to diverge from the line of retreat and to start northward
, across the bounds of Somo, and continue northward
into a strange land of the unknown.