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How much his business engrosses him already is very plain from the circumstance of his forgetting to inquire for the book you recommended.
The heat making it impossible to travel through this plain in the day-time, we set out in the evening, and in the night lost our way.
A march of nine miles took them over high rolling prairies to the north fork; their eyes being regaled with the welcome sight of herds of buffalo at a distance, some careering the plain, others grazing and reposing in the natural meadows.
Crawford very plain, in spite of her two cousins having repeatedly proved the contrary, she never mentioned him.
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.
It was hard to realize that this silent plain had once resounded with martial music and trembled to the tramp of armed men.
Vas Kor's destination lay in Greater Helium, which lies some seventy-five miles across the level plain from Lesser Helium.
My first impulse was to await darkness before attempting to cross the plain, so deeply implanted are habits of thought; but of a sudden I recollected the perpetual noonday brilliance which envelopes Pellucidar, and with a smile I stepped forth into the day-light.
As all these things ran through the active mind, a party of men moved out of the forest at the edge of the plain and advanced toward the ruins of the burned bungalow.
It will end in our going to the New World, and trying Society in its infancy, among the forests and the plains.
They were then occupying the center of a rocky plain, which the sun scorched with its parching rays.
Around spread a grayish plain, of a wild aspect, on which every relief was marked in yellow.