Adventure


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Adventure

Any activity that involves risk. Almost any investment, business opportunity, and even many jobs involve adventure of one kind or another. The willingness to undertake an adventure is a necessary component to the function of capitalism.
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It may seem that he was plunged very abruptly into this long adventure.
Dyott as if in compassion for sophistry so simple, "adventures are just adventures.
That is a pretty story, and the end shows how grateful a bird can be; but if we tell it we must also tell the whole adventure of the lagoon, which would of course be telling two adventures rather than just one.
A Faithful Record of Their Amazing Adventures in an Underground World; and How with the Aid of Their Friends Zeb Hugson, Eureka the Kitten, and Jim the Cab-Horse, They Finally Reached the Wonderful Land of Oz
The incident of the finding of that buried telegraph instrument upon the lonely Sahara is little short of uncanny, in view of your story of the adventures of David Innes.
And the change was to me likewise adventure, and the greatest of all, for it was love- adventure.
The editor says we must all write up our most exciting adventure for Our Magazine.
But the more he thought upon the matter the less positive he was as to the verity of the seeming adventure through which he had passed, yet where the real had ceased and the unreal commenced he was quite unable to determine.
But each of them had a prize to win, a goal to kick, an axe to grind, a race to run, a new thrust in tierce to deliver, a name to carve, a crow to pick--so they were not followers of true adventure.
Thence I have drifted back to the scene of some of my past adventures in the north and north-west of India.
Pesca's quaint announcement of the means by which he had procured me my present employment; the farewell evening I had passed with my mother and sister; even my mysterious adventure on the way home from Hampstead--had all become like events which might have occurred at some former epoch of my existence.
The supreme touch of the white rabbit pulling on his white gloves as he hastens is again absolutely the child's vision, but the white rabbit as guide and introducer of Alice's adventures belongs to mature grown insight.