How he would figure among them in the churchyard, between services on Sundays; gathering grapes for them from the wild vines that overran the surrounding trees; reciting for their amusement all the epitaphs on the tombstones; or sauntering, with a whole bevy of them, along the banks of the adjacent
mill-pond; while the more bashful country bumpkins hung sheepishly back, envying his superior elegance and address.
The bands infesting the Wind River Mountains and the country adjacent
at the time of which we are treating, were Gros Ventres of the Prairies, which are not to be confounded with Gros Ventres of the Missouri, who keep about the lower part of that river, and are friendly to the white men.
The only reason why they were ever thus arbitrarily distinguished may be attributed to the singular fact, that their existence was altogether unknown to the world until the year 1791, when they were discovered by Captain Ingraham, of Boston, Massachusetts, nearly two centuries after the discovery of the adjacent
islands by the agent of the Spanish Viceroy.
These worthies found the material a little too solid for the tools of their workmen, which, in General, were employed on a substance no harder than the white pine of the adjacent
mountains, a wood so proverbially soft that it is commonly chosen by the hunters for pillows.
Astley's frame sticking out--whether on an adjacent
path or behind a bush.
The aspect of the river and the adjacent
coast was wild and dangerous.
Even I am, though I own my own estate, which, though adjacent
, is quite apart from Castra Regis.
Almost before her misgiving at the news could find time to shape itself she took, under her companion's direction, two of the most beautiful of the Hamburghs in her arms, and followed the maid-servant, who had likewise taken two, to the adjacent
mansion, which, though ornate and imposing, showed traces everywhere on this side that some occupant of its chambers could bend to the love of dumb creatures--feathers floating within view of the front, and hen-coops standing on the grass.
low-lying ground for half a mile in breadth is a stagnant river with melancholy trees for islands in it and a surface punctured all over, all day long, with falling rain.
About eleven o'clock they were passing over the basin of Imenge, and the tribes scattered over the adjacent
hills were impotently menacing the Victoria with their weapons.
These were rural neighbors, cures and bailiffs of adjacent
To the left the horizon bounded by the adjacent