The Asiatics had descended and cut every wire and made a cinder-heap of the Junction
, and our travellers pushed on eastward.
The trains are never called at little junction
towns; everybody knows when they come in.
He cried her name sharply, like a man who has taken a physical hurt, and that was the last word that either of them spoke until they reached Thymebury Junction
In Woking junction
, until a late hour, trains were stopping and going on, others were shunting on the sidings, passengers were alighting and waiting, and everything was proceeding in the most ordinary way.
of the bodice and drawers was entirely concealed by one of the many-colored scarfs, whose brilliant hues and rich silken fringe have rendered them so precious in the eyes of Parisian belles.
Thus the highest form of generalship is to balk the enemy's plans; the next best is to prevent the junction
of the enemy's forces; the next in order is to attack the enemy's army in the field; and the worst policy of all is to besiege walled cities.
From its head waters in the Rocky Mountains, to its junction
with the Columbia, its windings are upward of six hundred miles through every variety of landscape.
The accommodation, provided for passengers waiting at this Junction
, was distinctly inadequate--a single wooden bench, apparently intended for three sitters only: and even this was already partially occupied by a very old man, in a smock frock, who sat, with rounded shoulders and drooping head, and with hands clasped on the top of his stick so as to make a sort of pillow for that wrinkled face with its look of patient weariness.
By their own accounts they had been all walking after each other, and the junction
which had taken place at last seemed, to Fanny's observation, to have been as much too late for re-establishing harmony, as it confessedly had been for determining on any alteration.
The place which he pitched upon for his trading post was a point of land about three miles in length and two in breadth, formed by the junction
of the Oakinagan with the Columbia.
There are no cornices; but the folds of the whole fabric (which are sharp rather than massive, and have an airy appearance), issue from beneath a broad entablature of rich giltwork, which encircles the room at the junction
of the ceiling and walls.
She went through Stourcastle without pausing, and onward to a junction
of highways, where she could await a carrier's van that ran to the south-west; for the railways which engirdled this interior tract of country had never yet struck across it.