The large class of readers, startled by these facts, will exclaim, with one voice, 'How very preposterous!' On my deferentially inquiring why, they will answer, 'These things are above their station
.' In reply to that objection, I would beg to ask what their station
There are few men who would not feel much less zeal in the discharge of a duty when they were conscious that the advantages of the station
with which it was connected must be relinquished at a determinate period, than when they were permitted to entertain a hope of obtaining, by meriting, a continuance of them.
for the country house was at the opposite end of the town, the time was short, the road not easy; but she was so quick in pouncing on a disengaged coach, so quick in darting out of it, producing her money, seizing her ticket, and diving into the train, that she was borne along the arches spanning the land of coal-pits past and present, as if she had been caught up in a cloud and whirled away.
It struck him that he might meet her at Victoria Station
and walk with her to the shop.
Out of that void, at times, came canoes, and men with spears in their hands would suddenly crowd the yard of the station
. They were naked, glossy black, ornamented with snowy shells and glistening brass wire, perfect of limb.
"I had to wait in the station
for ten days--an eternity.
At a big station
at a town the volunteers were again greeted with shouts and singing, again men and women with collecting boxes appeared, and provincial ladies brought bouquets to the volunteers and followed them into the refreshment room; but all this was on a much smaller and feebler scale than in Moscow.
The road to the south was the way to the station
. And the road to the north led back to Windygates House.
We got to the station
in good time, and being under shelter the lady stood a good while talking to Jerry.
The answer to the telegram sent from the railway station
had not arrived, when Alban took his departure for London.
Fogg was crossing the station
to the train, when he perceived his five friends of the Reform.
, like the scenery, like Helen's letters, struck an indeterminate note.