In the afternoon I met my little woman, as I believe it was, as I was returning towards my centre from an exploration
, and she received me with cries of delight and presented me with a big garland of flowers-- evidently made for me and me alone.
The half-breeds had ascended also, and under Lord John's orders they had carried up a bale of provisions in case our first exploration
should be a long one.
The hours that I had already lost might seal the fate of the incomparable Dejah Thoris were she not already dead--to sacrifice other hours, and maybe days in a fruitless exploration
of another blind lead would unquestionably prove fatal.
Biography and exploration
were her favourite reading, for choice the biography of men who had been good to their mothers, and she liked the explorers to be alive so that she could shudder at the thought of their venturing forth again; but though she expressed a hope that they would have the sense to stay at home henceforth, she gleamed with admiration when they disappointed her.
Again, David will not unbend when in the company of babies, expecting them unreasonably to rise to his level, but contrariwise Porthos, though terrible to tramps, suffers all things of babies, even to an exploration
of his mouth in an attempt to discover what his tongue is like at the other end.
When he was convinced that he had succeeded to some extent in fixing his identity upon them he decided to again take up his exploration
revealed not only the vast proportions of the net-work of runways that apparently traversed every portion of the city, but the great antiquity of the majority of them.
Ahm's repeated assertions that there are human beings like ourselves in Caspak have roused the men to a keen desire for exploration
still further delighted the girls.
Half unconsciously he had undertaken a little voyage of exploration
Part of them, under the leadership of Tudor, were to go up the Balesuna and penetrate the mountainous heart of Guadalcanar, while the Martha, under Von Blix, sailed away for Malaita to put through similar exploration
Jerry continued the exploration
of his new and tiny world that was never at rest, for ever lifting, heeling, and lunging on the rolling face of the sea.