I read that God made man, and he made horses and all the other beasts, and as soon as He had made them He made a day
of rest, and bade that all should rest one day in seven; and I think, sir, He must have known what was good for them, and I am sure it is good for me; I am stronger and healthier altogether, now that I have a day
of rest; the horses are fresh too, and do not wear up nearly so fast.
Phileas Fogg had, without suspecting it, gained one day on his journey, and this merely because he had travelled constantly eastward; he would, on the contrary, have lost a day
had he gone in the opposite direction, that is, westward.
It is so called, I think, in recognition of the spirit of the Jewish institution, that one day in seven should be a day
or two will be spent here, enjoying the fruit and wild scenery of these islands, and the voyage continued, and Gibraltar reached in three or four days.
Having perceived my bread had been low a great while, now I took a survey of it, and reduced myself to one biscuit cake a day
, which made my heart very heavy.
As soon as Sir Sagramor got well, he notified me that there was a little account to settle between us, and he named a day
three or four years in the future; place of settlement, the lists where the offense had been given.
As yet no free schools had been started for coloured people in that section, hence each family agreed to pay a certain amount per month, with the understanding that the teacher was to "board 'round"--that is, spend a day
with each family.
The discussions of the authors' works should sometimes, at least, be made by the student in writing, sometimes after a day
or two of preliminary oral discussion in class.
So he kept close within his castle for many a day
and dared not show his face outside of his own household, and all the time he was gloomy and would speak to no one, for he was ashamed of what had happened that day.
As for the dogs, they ate but once a day
, and then rarely did they receive more than a pound each of dried fish.
We continued travelling northward, in a zigzag line; sometimes stopping a day
It was, I know, a night and a day
, but to me it seemed--it seems now--an inter- minable length of time.