The incubators are built in remote fastnesses
, where there is little or no likelihood of their being discovered by other tribes.
To the west was a great valley, and then, rising far away, great jagged mountain fastnesses
, rising peak on peak, the sheer rock studded with mountain ash and thorn, whose roots clung in cracks and crevices and crannies of the stone.
The English have not been able to secure complete dominion over this territory, which is subjected to the influence of rajahs, whom it is almost impossible to reach in their inaccessible mountain fastnesses
The consequences are frequent and desperate fights between them and the "mountaineers," in the wild defiles and fastnesses
of the Rocky Mountains.
Besides, the chances were ten to one in my favour that they would none of them quit their own fastnesses
At the time we are treating of, the grizzly bear was still frequent on the Missouri and in the lower country, but, like some of the broken tribes of the prairie, he has gradually fallen back before his enemies, and is now chiefly to be found in the upland regions, in rugged fastnesses
like those of the Black Hills and the Rocky Mountains.
They suspected, among many others, the bullying, red-bearded horsedealer whose caravans ploughed through their fastnesses
belly-deep in snow.
Even the wise and mysterious therns of Barsoom, that ancient cult which for countless ages has been credited with holding the secret of life and death in their impregnable fastnesses
upon the hither slopes of the Mountains of Otz, are as ignorant as we.
Occasional hunting parties have traveled to this out-of-the-way corner of the globe, but the hostility of the natives has usually brought disaster upon them, so that even the sport of hunting the strange and savage creatures which haunt the jungle fastnesses
of Kaol has of later years proved insufficient lure even to the most intrepid warriors.
She saw them dramatically, and really seemed herself to live a larger life because she entertained them and visited them in their fastnesses
In the center of the amphitheater was one of those strange earthen drums which the anthropoids build for the queer rites the sounds of which men have heard in the fastnesses
of the jungle, but which none has ever witnessed.
It wakened echoes in all those remote fastnesses
of her being where loneliness had brooded so long undisturbed.