Then he came back and went with his master, who said, 'We two ought to be able to travel
through the wide world!' And when they had gone a little way they came upon a hunter, who was on his knees, his gun on his shoulder, aiming at something.
For we must call him something, and as no one really knows who wrote the book which is known as The Voyages and Travels
of Sir John Mandeville, we may as well call the author by the name he chose as by another.
Here, having made a good acquaintance at Manilla, he got his ship made a free ship, and the governor of Manilla hired him to go to Acapulco, on the coast of America, and gave him a licence to land there, and to travel
to Mexico, and to pass in any Spanish ship to Europe with all his men.
in this way through the east of the Union, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire; the north and west by New York, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin; returning to the south by Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana; they went to the southeast by Alabama and Florida, going up by Georgia and the Carolinas, visiting the center by Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and Indiana, and, after quitting the Washington station, re-entered Baltimore, where for four days one would have thought that the United States of America were seated at one immense banquet, saluting them simultaneously with the same hurrahs!
At fifty below zero, a man wet to the waist cannot travel
without freezing; so each ducking meant delay.
through Time!' exclaimed the Very Young Man.
But, though Sophia had great curiosity to know why the other lady continued to travel
on through the same bye-roads with herself, nay, though this gave her some uneasiness, yet fear, or modesty, or some other consideration, restrained her from asking the question.
It is thought by some that, after death, they will have to travel
to these mountains and ascend one of their highest and most rugged peaks, among rocks and snows and tumbling torrents.
Seventy or eighty years ago Napoleon was the only man in Europe who could really be called a traveler; he was the only man who had devoted his attention to it and taken a powerful interest in it; he was the only man who had traveled
extensively; but now everybody goes everywhere; and Switzerland, and many other regions which were unvisited and unknown remotenesses a hundred years ago, are in our days a buzzing hive of restless strangers every summer.
It gave him goose-flesh to think of the season's aggressive cheerfulness, and in his desire to avoid the obvious he determined to travel
on Christmas Eve.
"In the order of nature it is appointed that we two shall never travel
the same road."
If we travel
very fast it will not take long to reach it.