On the 25th of November, 1852, after the death of Overweg, his last companion, he plunged into the west, visited Sockoto, crossed the Niger, and finally reached Timbuctoo, where he had to languish, during eight long months, under vexations inflicted upon him by the sheik, and all kinds of ill-treatment and wretchedness.
After four months of incredible suffering, their baggage having been pillaged, and their attendants beaten and slain, they arrived at Kazeh, a sort of central rendezvous for traders and caravans.
790-791) On the eighth of the month geld the boar and loud- bellowing bull, but hard-working mules on the twelfth.
800-801) On the fourth of the month bring home your bride, but choose the omens which are best for this business.
I give'm fifty down, and the rest installment plan, ten dollars a month
The bills were renewed, the old ones destroyed, and the poor ship-owner found himself with three months
before him to collect his resources.
The idea of his missing his niece is simply preposterous--he used to let months
pass in the old times without attempting to see her--and in my case and Mrs.
Besides this, before they had been married half a year, the count and his friend the priest managed to bring about a quarrel between Aglaya and her family, so that it was now several months
since they had seen her.
Now take these two pantographs of B's autograph, marked five months
and seven months
She told us how the Senior Subaltern had married her when he was Home on leave eighteen months
before; and she seemed to know all that we knew, and more too, of his people and his past life.
There were three months
yet before the university entrance examinations.
A MIND Reader made a wager that he would be buried alive and remain so for six months
, then be dug up alive.