Beneath the shelter of one hut, in the bright blaze of the same fire, sat this varied group of adventurers, all so intent upon a single object, that, of whatever else they began to speak, their closing words were sure to be illuminated with the Great Carbuncle.
Wherefore have all other adventurers sought the prize in vain but that I might win it, and make it a symbol of the glories of our lofty line?
There was a general smile among the adventurers at the simplicity of the young couple's project in regard to this wondrous and invaluable stone, with which the greatest monarch on earth might have been proud to adorn his palace.
Vain and foolish were the motives that had brought most of the adventurers to the Crystal Hills; but none so vain, so foolish, and so impious too, as that of the scoffer with the prodigious spectacles.
In truth, so little did these poor young people deserve the mighty prize which had lured them thither, that they had slept peacefully all night, and till the summits of the hills were glittering with sunshine; while the other adventurers had tossed their limbs in feverish wakefulness, or dreamed of climbing precipices, and set off to realize their dreams with the earliest peep of dawn.
Bucket lists are a way for adventurers
to keep track of the activities they are most interested in and, hopefully, are full of all the inspiration and real-life resources needed to make those dreams a reality," said Nathan Williams, Baseline Creative owner and co-founder of The Adventurer
Runners of all ages and abilities can sign up to Gibside's Night Run on Saturday, February 6, and choose from two routes - the 2km Explorer route, or for a longer challenge, the 6km Adventurer
ANGELS & DEMONS Channel 5, 9pm Academic adventurer
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