To promote and protect these enterprises, a company was incorporated by the Russian government with exclusive privileges, and a capital of two hundred and sixty thousand pounds sterling; and the sovereignty of that part of the American continent, along the coast
of which the posts had been established, was claimed by the Russian crown, on the plea that the land had been discovered and occupied by its subjects.
From Leghorn to Naples (calling at Civita Vecchia to land any who may prefer to go to Rome from that point), the distance will be made in about thirty-six hours; the route will lay along the coast
of Italy, close by Caprera, Elba, and Corsica.
This will at first appear much too small an allowance; but it is the same as if we were to assume a cliff one yard in height to be eaten back along a whole line of coast
at the rate of one yard in nearly every twenty-two years.
And so he was rather contented than otherwise as he made his way in the direction of the coast
, for while he enjoyed the liberty and the savage pleasures of the wild his conscience was at the same time clear, for he knew that he was doing all that lay in his power to return to his parents.
The little steamer was already flapping her way eastward of the big crescent of shipping, and the low Essex coast
was growing blue and hazy, when a Martian appeared, small and faint in the remote distance, advancing along the muddy coast
from the direction of Foulness.
This new cargo was destined for the coast
of the Duchy of Lucca, and consisted almost entirely of Havana cigars, sherry, and Malaga wines.
There are several excellent ports along this coast
In all the devious tracings the course of a sailing-ship leaves upon the white paper of a chart she is always aiming for that one little spot - maybe a small island in the ocean, a single headland upon the long coast
of a continent, a lighthouse on a bluff, or simply the peaked form of a mountain like an ant-heap afloat upon the waters.
Krapf, an Anglican missionary, founded an establishment at Monbaz, on the coast
of Zanguebar, and, in company with the Rev.
Next it veered again so that we had to turn and run with it parallel to the coast
to keep from being swamped in the trough of the seas.
They could not get down to the coast
, nor dared they venture too far inland for fear of the wild bushmen.
So she used to slip out alone sometimes, when Fanny was absorbed in novels, company, or millinery, and get fine brisk walks round the park, on the unfashionable side, where the babies took their airings; or she went inside, to watch the boys coasting, and to wish she could coast
too, as she did at home.