Carr and his daughters were installed in a new house, built near the site
of the double cabin, which was again transferred to the settlement, in order to give greater seclusion to the fair guests.
We rode there--about a mile and a half in the sweltering sun--and visited a little Greek church which they said was built upon the ancient site; and we paid a small fee, and the holy attendant gave each of us a little wax candle as a remembrancer of the place, and I put mine in my hat and the sun melted it and the grease all ran down the back of my neck; and so now I have not any thing left but the wick, and it is a sorry and a wilted- looking wick at that.
They found that they had been led astray and had gone to the wrong place; they discovered that the accepted site is in the city.
Their old jealousies and differences continued; they never could coincide in their choice, and the captain objected altogether to any site
so high up the river.
And already the site
of the house is undiscoverable, the location of the stone walls may be deduced from the configuration of the landscape, and I am renewing the battle, putting in angora goats to browse away the brush that has overrun Haska's clearing and choked Haska's apple trees to death.
Presently the black warriors began to strike farther and farther south into the heart of the forest when they went to hunt, looking for a site
for a new village.
"Well, look at those hills which surround the main one where the site
for the Castle was wisely chosen--on the highest ground.
I forget whether I have told you that there was a stave on the rock, driven into it by some buccaneers of long ago to mark the site
of buried treasure.
A week spent among the Pamarung Islands disclosed no suitable site for the professor's camp, nor was it until they had cruised up the coast several miles north of the equator and Cape Santang that they found a tiny island a few miles off the coast opposite the mouth of a small river--an island which fulfilled in every detail their requirements.
Two hours after the departure of the men into the jungle Virginia heard the fall of axes on timber and knew that the site of her future home had been chosen and the work of clearing begun.
The barranca is the site of the ancient right of way that in the time of private property in land ran across the holding of one Chauvet, a French pioneer of California who came from his native country in the fabled days of gold.
A mile northwest from the wooded knolls brings one to the site of Wake Robin Lodge at the junction of Wild-Water and Sonoma Creeks.