Bowman, finding he could not succeed at this time, retreated about thirty miles
He objected that the first two miles
was a dead level, with plenty of room, and that the rope was never used except in very dangerous places.
Twenty-five hundred miles
along a thousand tons of copper wire
We heaved the log, and calculated that the Abraham Lincoln was going at the rate of 18 1/2 miles
We did not accomplish more than seven miles
If the crust is of sufficient thickness we shall come to a final stop between six and seven hundred miles
beneath the earth's surface; but during the last hundred and fifty miles
of our journey we shall be corpses.
They failed to make Forty Mile
that night, and when they passed that camp next day Daylight paused only long enough to get the mail and additional grub.
Under the glasses the disc appeared at the distance of five miles
The thick, deep wood which you see in the hollow, about a mile
off, surrounds Ashdown Park, built by Inigo Jones.
By evening, the log showed that two hundred and twenty miles
had been accomplished from Hong Kong, and Mr.
And looking across space with instruments, and intelligences such as we have scarcely dreamed of, they see, at its nearest distance only 35,000,000 of miles
sunward of them, a morning star of hope, our own warmer planet, green with vegetation and grey with water, with a cloudy atmosphere eloquent of fertility, with glimpses through its drifting cloud wisps of broad stretches of populous country and narrow, navy-crowded seas.
This vast region is situated between the fifteenth and tenth degrees of north latitude; that is to say, that, in order to approach it, the explorer must penetrate fifteen hundred miles
into the interior of Africa.