in the vicinity


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Only the sailors could bring away any belongings, for the fire, which had not yet reached the forecastle, had consumed all in the vicinity of the cabin which the explosion had not destroyed.
For a short time the tribe of Tarzan lingered in the vicinity of the beach because their new chief hated the thought of leaving the treasured contents of the little cabin forever.
So it came that he spent more and more time in the vicinity of his father's last home, and less and less with the tribe.
The archdeacon and the bellringer, as we have already said, were but little loved by the populace great and small, in the vicinity of the cathedral.
In accordance with this rule it may safely be assumed that the forefathers of Boston had built the first prison-house somewhere in the Vicinity of Cornhill, almost as seasonably as they marked out the first burial-ground, on Isaac Johnson's lot, and round about his grave, which subsequently became the nucleus of all the congregated sepulchres in the old churchyard of King's Chapel.
THE travellers had now arrived in the vicinity of the mountain regions infested by the Crow Indians.
A great number of horses were grazing in the vicinity, many of them doubtless captured in marauding excursions,
Better this, however, than nothing and from what his senses had told him there was no flesh in the vicinity such as he was accustomed to and cared most for.
Had Tom Swift's giant cannon been discharged somewhere in the vicinity of his home it could have caused but little more astonishment to Mr.
"And it is supposed to be in a buried city named Kurzon, somewhere in the Sierra de Merendon range of mountains, in the vicinity of the Copan valley.
In latest crime figures available, there were 43 incidents reported in the vicinity between Tesco Extra, Princess Alice Retail Park and the neighbouring estate in March.
The statement came after the shootings that broke out Wednesday evening in the vicinity of sit-ins demonstrators before the General Command of the army, and two days after the killing of six people in the same area as a result of shooting from unknown gunmen.