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The undersigned will make an excursion as above during the coming season, and begs to submit to you the following programme:
Already, applications have been received from parties in Europe wishing to join the Excursion there.
A list was appended, which consisted chiefly of books relating to the Holy Land, since the Holy Land was part of the excursion and seemed to be its main feature.
There our diving-dress was taken off, not without some trouble, and, fairly worn out from want of food and sleep, I returned to my room, in great wonder at this surprising excursion at the bottom of the sea.
On arriving at Monte Video I found that the Beagle would not sail for some time, so I prepared for a short excursion in this part of Banda Oriental.
On a former excursion I crossed the Lucia near its mouth, and I was surprised to observe how easily our horses, although not used to swim, passed over a width of at least six hundred yards.
But Wordsworth never finished his great design and The Excursion remains a fragment.
He had a strong relish for incident and adventure, was curious in observing savage manners, and savage life, and ready to join any hunting or other excursion.
We also made less extensive measurements at smaller excursions, down to a minimum of 0.
Usually, dance excursions into Dadaism or Absurdism are deliberately, even daringly fanciful, with an emphasis on highly colorful costuming and decor.
It is to be sincerely hoped that similar excursions to the many other historic places will be organised during the coming season.
The residents were, in turn, divided into three groups: 20 using the transportation service as part of our Out-On-Pass program, 20 who went on excursions and 20 who received visitors at the facility.