But Esther was far from
giving the proposal so facetious a reception.
Night found Kulonga far from
the palisades of his father's village, but still headed westward, and climbing into the fork of a great tree he fashioned a rude platform and curled himself for sleep.
To separate Edward and Elinor was as far from
being her object as ever; and she wished to show Mrs.
From the main truck of the average tall ship the horizon describes a circle of many miles, in which you can see another ship right down to her water-line; and these very eyes which follow this writing have counted in their time over a hundred sail becalmed, as if within a magic ring, not very far from
the Azores - ships more or less tall.
We should have cut into the water like a hot knife through butter, and have been totally submerged with scarce a jar--I have done it a thousand times--but I did not dare submerge the Coldwater for fear that it would remain submerged to the end of time--a condition far from
conducive to the longevity of commander or crew.
In one of the houses not far from
the new market a party was invited--a very large party, in order, as is often the case, to get a return invitation from the others.
When she came to the surface again it was to find herself as far from
shore as she had been when she first quitted the prahu, but the craft was now circling far below her, and she set out once again to retrace her way toward the inky mass of shore line which loomed apparently near and yet, as she knew, was some considerable distance from her.