deserts


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That is so, Incubu; a Hottentot I met on the road told me that a white man went out into the desert two years ago towards those mountains with one servant, a hunter.
I will go with thee across the desert and over the mountains, unless perchance I fall to the ground on the way, my father.
One way is OVER the desert, through the air; and the other way is UNDER the desert, through the earth.
I'll make a secret tunnel under the desert to the Land of Oz--yes
Johnny Dooit puffed his pipe and looked carefully at the dreadful desert in front of them--stretching so far away they could not see its end.
The wind will blow you swiftly across the desert and the sand cannot touch your flesh to turn it into dust.
It was quite evident that he was coming down into the desert to hunt.
He could hear the savage lord of the desert quite close by now.
We may well be supposed to have wanted rest again after this long journey; for in this desert we neither saw house nor tree, and scarce a bush; though we saw abundance of the sable-hunters, who are all Tartars of Mogul Tartary; of which this country is a part; and they frequently attack small caravans, but we saw no numbers of them together.
According to my solar observations, we are not more than three hundred miles from the Gulf of Guinea; the desert, therefore, cannot extend indefinitely, since the coast is inhabited, and the country has been explored for some distance back into the interior.
As soon as the last bit of desert was passed and all the procession, from the beautiful and dainty Ozma to the last soldier, had reached the grassy meadows of the Land of Ev, the magic carpet rolled itself together and entirely disappeared.
So I believe the best way to get across the desert will be through the air.