To promote and protect these enterprises, a company was incorporated by the Russian government with exclusive privileges, and a capital of two hundred and sixty thousand pounds sterling; and the sovereignty of that part of the American continent, along the coast
of which the posts had been established, was claimed by the Russian crown, on the plea that the land had been discovered and occupied by its subjects.
From Leghorn to Naples (calling at Civita Vecchia to land any who may prefer to go to Rome from that point), the distance will be made in about thirty-six hours; the route will lay along the coast
of Italy, close by Caprera, Elba, and Corsica.
The next morn broke off the coast
of Aleria; all day they coasted, and in the evening saw fires lighted on land; the position of these was no doubt a signal for landing, for a ship's lantern was hung up at the mast-head instead of the streamer, and they came to within a gunshot of the shore.
It was the first Martian my brother had seen, and he stood, more amazed than terrified, watching this Titan advancing deliberately towards the shipping, wading farther and farther into the water as the coast
Fogg, and said, "I think, your honour, that we should do well to make for one of the ports on the coast
Henceforth he has done with the coast
astern of his ship.
My partner endeavoured to encourage me by describing the several ports of that coast, and told me he would put in on the coast
of Cochin China, or the bay of Tonquin, intending afterwards to go to Macao, where a great many European families resided, and particularly the missionary priests, who usually went thither in order to their going forward to China.
when Barbicane and his party, quitting Tampa Town, made their way along the coast
in the direction of Alifia Creek.
I first got acquainted with the master of a ship who had been on the coast
of Guinea; and who, having had very good success there, was resolved to go again.
They made a detour about the hostile village, and resumed their journey toward the coast
The sufferings of the travellers among these savage mountains were extreme: for a part of the time they were nearly starved; at length, they made their way through them, and came down upon the plains of New California, a fertile region extending along the coast
, with magnificent forests, verdant savannas, and prairies that looked like stately parks.
Next it veered again so that we had to turn and run with it parallel to the coast
to keep from being swamped in the trough of the seas.