Jo heard Amy panting after her run, stamping her feet and blowing on her fingers as she tried to put her skates on, but Jo never turned and went slowly zigzagging down the river
, taking a bitter, unhappy sort of satisfaction in her sister's troubles.
We can proceed as far as possible up the river
, and then take to the mules.
It floated out upon the night, over the housetops, the crescent of the river
, losing itself in the silence of the upper air.
In the decline of the day, near Kentucke river
, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners.
The foundation of their airy castles lay already before them in the strip of rich alluvium on the river
bank, where the North Fork, sharply curving round the base of Devil's Spur, had for centuries swept the detritus of gulch and canyon.
stead of taking to the woods when I run off, I'd go down the river
about fifty mile and camp in one place for good, and not have such a rough time tramping on foot.
Here the river
alters its course, and passes through many various kingdoms; on the east it leaves Begmeder, or the Land of Sheep, so called from great numbers that are bred there, beg, in that language, signifying sheep, and meder, a country.
To the west rose the Wind River
Mountains, with their bleached and snowy summits towering into the clouds.
Wild horses would not drag from me the name of a certain river
in the north whose narrow estuary is inhospitable and dangerous, and whose docks are like a nightmare of dreariness and misery.
NOW when they came to the ford of the full-flowing river
Xanthus, begotten of immortal Jove, Achilles cut their forces in two: one half he chased over the plain towards the city by the same way that the Achaeans had taken when flying panic-stricken on the preceding day with Hector in full triumph; this way did they fly pell-mell, and Juno sent down a thick mist in front of them to stay them.
WHILE the Astorians were busily occupied in completing their factory and fort, a report was brought to them by an Indian from the upper part of the river
, that a party of thirty white men had appeared on the banks of the Columbia, and were actually building houses at the second rapids.
Our little party of travelers awakened the next morning refreshed and full of hope, and Dorothy breakfasted like a princess off peaches and plums from the trees beside the river