What they had failed to take into account was this: that between them and China
was no common psychological speech.
No one did so much as look at the travelers at first, except one little purple china
dog with an extra-large head, which came to the wall and barked at them in a tiny voice, afterwards running away again.
and ENE., so that we were a long while upon our voyage, and we were but ill provided with victuals for so long a run; and what was still worse, there was some danger that those English and Dutch ships whose boats pursued us, whereof some were bound that way, might have got in before us, and if not, some other ship bound to China
might have information of us from them, and pursue us with the same vigour.
His father stopped him at the first word, pointed peremptorily southeastward (from Somersetshire to China
); and said, without an instant's hesitation: "Go!" Mr.
It was his opinion, also, that a settlement on this extremity of America would disclose new sources of trade, promote many useful discoveries, and open a more direct communication with China
and the English settlements in the East Indies, than that by the Cape of Good Hope or the Straits of Magellan.
So the pretty china
was repacked, Rose furled her fan, and with several parcels of choice teas for the old ladies stowed away in Dr.
, Japan, and France have sent delegations to New York City --"the Mecca of telephone men," to learn the art of telephony in its highest development.
For a while she had stood beside Sonya while the china
was being packed and tried to help, but soon gave it up and went to her room to pack her own things.
Then she wandered into another room and touched a china
lamb, thinking it might be one of the children she sought.
A cloth was laid on a round table, and on it stood a china
tea service and a silver spirit-lamp and tea kettle.
I must tell you that I come from the furthest end of China
, which is one of the largest and most powerful kingdoms in the world.
dog that ornaments the bedroom of my furnished lodgings.