I made what progress I could in the language, and in addition I pushed my explorations
here and there.
The half-breeds had ascended also, and under Lord John's orders they had carried up a bale of provisions in case our first exploration
should be a long one.
Biography and exploration
were her favourite reading, for choice the biography of men who had been good to their mothers, and she liked the explorers to be alive so that she could shudder at the thought of their venturing forth again; but though she expressed a hope that they would have the sense to stay at home henceforth, she gleamed with admiration when they disappointed her.
Again, David will not unbend when in the company of babies, expecting them unreasonably to rise to his level, but contrariwise Porthos, though terrible to tramps, suffers all things of babies, even to an exploration
of his mouth in an attempt to discover what his tongue is like at the other end.
With his hidden city upon the island of Anoroc as a base, and his savage warriors as escort Perry and I could have accomplished much in the line of exploration
, and I hoped that were we successful in our effort to escape we might return to Anoroc later.
When he was convinced that he had succeeded to some extent in fixing his identity upon them he decided to again take up his exploration
revealed not only the vast proportions of the net-work of runways that apparently traversed every portion of the city, but the great antiquity of the majority of them.
The balance of that day we spent in continuing a minute and fruitless exploration
of the monotonous coast.
With the bitterest of thoughts I condemned myself for the foolish weakness that had permitted me to be drawn from the main object of my flight into premature and useless exploration
still further delighted the girls.
Half unconsciously he had undertaken a little voyage of exploration
Part of them, under the leadership of Tudor, were to go up the Balesuna and penetrate the mountainous heart of Guadalcanar, while the Martha, under Von Blix, sailed away for Malaita to put through similar exploration