Briggs, "it is very proper that every person should have rest, and be able to go to church on Sundays, but I should have thought you would not have minded such a short distance for the horse, and only once a day
; you would have all the afternoon and evening for yourself, and we are very good customers, you know."
Daylight increased the day
's travel to thirteen hours.
"You have made a mistake of one day
! We arrived twenty-four hours ahead of time; but there are only ten minutes left!"
"It is so called, I think, in recognition of the spirit of the Jewish institution, that one day
in seven should be a day
Michael will be reached in about ten days
. A day
or two will be spent here, enjoying the fruit and wild scenery of these islands, and the voyage continued, and Gibraltar reached in three or four days
And one day
he came to this very place crossing over a great stretch of sea; he left Aeolian Cyme and fled, not from riches and substance, but from wretched poverty which Zeus lays upon men, and he settled near Helicon in a miserable hamlet, Ascra, which is bad in winter, sultry in summer, and good at no time.
The next day
he went out to hunt, and when he came home the first thing he did was to go up to the doll and brush off some of the ashes from the fire which had fallen on its face.
The next day
they continued thirty-two miles to the northwest, keeping along the river, which still ran in its deep-cut channel.
We proceeded successfully, and after a long and fatiguing journey through a mountainous wilderness, in a westward direction, on the seventh day
of June following, we found ourselves on Red-River, where John Finley had formerly been trading with the Indians, and, from the top of an eminence, saw with pleasure the beautiful level of Kentucke.
For instance: The prisoner must pay, for the "privilege" of entering, a sum equivalent to 20 cents of our money; for the privilege of leaving, when his term had expired, 20 cents; for every day
spent in the prison, 12 cents; for fire and light,
Beyond Smolensk there were several different roads available for the French, and one would have thought that during their stay of four days
they might have learned where the enemy was, might have arranged some more advantageous plan and undertaken something new.
As soon as the coloured people found out that he could read, a newspaper was secured, and at the close of nearly every day
's work this young man would be surrounded by a group of men and women who were anxious to hear him read the news contained in the papers.