Year in and year out, not a day
's rest, and never a Sunday with my wife and children; and never able to go to a place of worship, which I had always been used to do before I took to the driving box.
Never was he more a god in Kama's mind than in the last days
of the south-bound traverse, as the failing Indian watched him, ever to the fore, pressing onward with urgency of endurance such as Kama had never seen nor dreamed could thrive in human form.
In journeying eastward he had gone towards the sun, and the days
therefore diminished for him as many times four minutes as he crossed degrees in this direction.
"I have a letter somewhere," said Lady Muriel, "from an old friend, describing the way in which Sunday was kept in her younger days
. I will fetch it for you."
From Gibraltar, running along the coasts of Spain and France, Marseilles will be reached in three days
. Here ample time will be given not only to look over the city, which was founded six hundred years before the Christian era, and its artificial port, the finest of the kind in the Mediterranean, but to visit Paris during the Great Exhibition; and the beautiful city of Lyons, lying intermediate, from the heights of which, on a clear day
, Mont Blanc and the Alps can be distinctly seen.
564-570) When Zeus has finished sixty wintry days
after the solstice, then the star Arcturus (25) leaves the holy stream of Ocean and first rises brilliant at dusk.
Very often they spent the day
in hunting together, but after a while the wife found that she had so many things to do that she was obliged to stay at home; so he went alone, though he found that when his wife was not with him he never had any luck.
For the two last days
they had made thirty miles to the northwest.
after, we were fired upon again, and had two men killed, and three wounded.
"III TAGE OHNE GRUND ANGEBLICH AUS NEUGIERDE." Which is to say, he had a curiosity to know what prison life was like; so he made a breach in some law and got three days
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.
In those days
, and later as a young man, I used to try to picture in my imagination the feelings and ambitions of a white boy with absolutely no limit placed upon his aspirations and activities.