The desire of getting out of the reach of the Galles made us press forward with great expedition, and, indeed, fear having entirely engrossed our minds, we were perhaps less sensible of all our labours and difficulties; so violent an apprehension of one danger made us look on many others with unconcern; our pains at last found some intermission
at the foot of the mountains of Duan, the frontier of Abyssinia, which separates it from the country of the Moors, through which we had travelled.
Now it chanced there lived in the same boarding-house a fellow-clerk of his, an honest fellow, with what is called a weakness for drink - though it might, in this case, have been called a strength, for the victim had been drunk for weeks together without the briefest intermission
I saw a richer green flow up the hill-side, and remain there, without any wintry intermission
It was plain that as he had gone on loading and firing and cursing without the proper intermission
, they had found time to regard him.
He could not rest quietly for two minutes together, but kept picking up and then dropping whatsoever came to his hand, and bowing and smiling without intermission
, and sitting down and getting up, and again sitting down, and chattering God only knows what about his honour and his good name and his little ones.
The heavy rain that still continued to fall without intermission
favoured our enterprise, as it drove the islanders into their houses, and prevented any casual meeting with them.
Her dejection had no abatement from anything passing around her; a friend or two of her father's, as always happened if he was not with them, spent the long, long evening there; and from six o'clock till half-past nine, there was little intermission
of noise or grog.
The rainy season, which commences in October, continues, with little intermission
, until April; and though the winters are generally mild, the mercury seldom sinking below the freezing point, yet the tempests of wind and rain are terrible.
Toward the end of the winter of that year Luigi worked without intermission
Hence the twanging and humming and rustling proceeded with even less intermission
He would think so all the more if he saw the woman thus hurrying up and down for hours, without fatigue, without intermission
, followed by the faithful step upon the Ghost's Walk.
Weston he should come up and accost me; but afterwards, on due reflection, I thought there was nothing odd about it, unless it were the fact of his speaking to me; for on such a morning and so near his own abode, it was natural enough that he should be about; and as for my thinking of him, I had been doing that, with little intermission
, ever since we set out on our journey; so there was nothing remarkable in that.