A little to your right," cried Xodar, for there are no points of compass upon Omean where every direction is due north
The breakfast-room chimney smokes a little, I grant you, but it is only when the wind is due north
and blows hard, which may not happen three times a winter.
To-morrow, my friends, should the wind prove favorable, we shall go due north
, and we shall, perhaps, discover the sources of the Nile, that grand secret which has so long remained impenetrable.
lay the island, far out upon the shimmering sea.
In the night, I took my first contrivance, and got up in a tree, where I slept well; and the next morning proceeded upon my discovery; travelling nearly four miles, as I might judge by the length of the valley, keeping still due north
, with a ridge of hills on the south and north side of me.
The Thing flew due North
, going in the same direction from whence it had come.
Fortunately he sailed due north
, and within a week was in the track of the Spanish merchantmen plying between the West Indies and Spain, and was picked up by one of these vessels homeward bound.
Straight moves mean due north
, south, east, or west; diagonal moves mean northeast, southeast, southwest, or northwest.
The coun- try at the back of Brenzett is low and flat, but the bay is fairly well sheltered from the seas, and occa- sionally a big ship, windbound or through stress of weather, makes use of the anchoring ground a mile and a half due north
from you as you stand at the back door of the "Ship Inn" in Brenzett.
If one leaves Meringe Lagoon, on Ysabel, and steers a course due north
, magnetic, at the end of one hundred and fifty miles he will lift the pounded coral beaches of Lord Howe above the sea.
In the morning a homeward- bound ship passed us hull down,--the first we had seen for months; but we were nearing the land at last, Java Head being about 190 miles off, and nearly due north