Or what is there apart from the traditions of dungeoned warriors and kings (which will not wholly account for it) that makes the White Tower of London tell so much more strongly on the imagination of an untravelled
American, than those other storied structures, its neighbors --the Byward Tower, or even the Bloody?
How vain and foolish, then, thought I, for timid untravelled
man to try to comprehend aright this wondrous whale, by merely poring over his dead attenuated skeleton, stretched in this peaceful wood.
To the peasants of old times, the world outside their own direct experience was a region of vagueness and mystery: to their untravelled
thought a state of wandering was a conception as dim as the winter life of the swallows that came back with the spring; and even a settler, if he came from distant parts, hardly ever ceased to be viewed with a remnant of distrust, which would have prevented any surprise if a long course of inoffensive conduct on his part had ended in the commission of a crime; especially if he had any reputation for knowledge, or showed any skill in handicraft.
The only insurmountable obstacle was that I had no vessel to contain the water I should need if I floated forth upon these untravelled
And even of what he knew, how much could he make his untravelled
friend either apprehend or believe?
Among them were journals and letters narrating expeditions by sea, and journeys to and fro across the Rocky Mountains by routes before untravelled
, together with documents illustrative of savage and colonial life on the borders of the Pacific.
I may as well take this occasion to remark, that all the subsequent conversation in which the Mummy took a part, was carried on in primitive Egyptian, through the medium (so far as concerned myself and other untravelled
members of the company) -- through the medium, I say, of Messieurs Gliddon and Buckingham, as interpreters.
Exciting the crowd would have been to untravelled
humans of civilization, and exciting it was to Jerry; although to Tom Haggin and Captain Van Horn it was a mere commonplace of everyday life.
To those untravelled there, the traveller's account must always seem unintelligible and fantastic.
At once, O untravelled reader, you see how lunatic and blasphemous is the realm I am trying to describe to you in the language of John Barleycorn's tribe.
Considering that the outfit only arrived by Friday's train, the fact of the teams having been despatched and work commenced in a comparatively untravelled
district a hundred miles away from the railway within a week after their arrival here speaks much for Mr.
Ulysses prefers instead to imagine experience as a prospect, "an arch wherethrough / Gleams that untravelled
world, whose margin fades / For ever and for ever when I move" (ll.