They walked on southward
for ten minutes or more, then turned and walked back again to meet Noel Vanstone and Mrs.
San Fernando is forty leagues from Santiago; and it was my farthest point southward
; for we here turned at right angles towards the coast.
At last, one day in early May, a letter reached her from a former friend of her mother's, to whom she had addressed inquiries long before--a person whom she had never seen--that a skilful milkmaid was required at a dairy-house many miles to the southward
, and that the dairyman would be glad to have her for the summer months.
I made my preparations for my journey southward
overnight; and I resolved to start for London the next day--unless I heard of some change in Mrs.
The clump of laurel in which the criminal lay was in the angle of a road which, after, ascending, southward
, a steep acclivity to that point, turned sharply to the west, running along the summit for perhaps one hundred yards.
Wheel down, wheel down to southward
; oh, Gooverooska, go!
The Hurricane.--A Forced Departure.--Loss of an Anchor.--Melancholy Reflections.--The Resolution adopted.--The Sand-Storm.--The Buried Caravan.--A Contrary yet Favorable Wind.--The Return southward
.--Kennedy at his Post.
With sloping masts and dipping prow, As who pursued with yell and blow Still treads the shadow of his foe And forward bends his head, The ship drove fast, loud roared the blast, And southward
aye we fled.
We must have been caught nearly at the centre of this circular storm, and Wolf Larsen ran out of it and to the southward
, first under a double-reefed jib, and finally under bare poles.
An ice-field on the far horizon is moving slowly southward
in the spectral light.
When we travel southward
and see a species decreasing in numbers, we may feel sure that the cause lies quite as much in other species being favoured, as in this one being hurt.
Now, it being Christmas when the ship shot from out her harbor, for a space we had biting Polar weather, though all the time running away from it to the southward
; and by every degree and minute of latitude which we sailed, gradually leaving that merciless winter, and all its intolerable weather behind us.