Then John put the saddle on Ginger and the leading rein on me, and rode us across the country
about fifteen miles to Earlshall Park, where the Earl of W lived.
A furious gale stormed across the country
, scourging it with desolating drifts of sleet.
"Your generous rivalry is useless, my brave friends," said Ferguson; "I trust that we shall not come to any such extremity: besides, if we did, instead of separating, we should keep together, so as to make our way across the country
On a given day all the farmers in a locality would assemble and sweep across the country
in converging lines, driving the rabbits by scores of thousands into a prepared enclosure, where they were clubbed to death by men and boys.
La Folle drew a long, deep breath as she gazed across the country
. She walked slowly and uncertainly, like one who hardly knows how, looking about her as she went.
'There's the White Queen running across the country
! She came flying out of the wood over yonder--How fast those Queens CAN run!'
On the grey gelding, our best horse, he would try to pick his way across the country
with no roads to guide him.
The second brother, seeing how his comrade was treated, drove his heels into his castle of a mule and made off across the country
faster than the wind.
I guessed I wouldn't stay in one place, but just tramp right across the country
, mostly night times, and hunt and fish to keep alive, and so get so far away that the old man nor the widow couldn't ever find me any more.
"Well, I thought his name was known clear across the country
. It's been in the papers often enough."
About eighteen or nineteen hundred years ago, Saul, a native of Tarsus, was particularly bitter against the new sect called Christians, and he left Jerusalem and started across the country
on a furious crusade against them.
For sixpence a day, at the most; while now you may walk across the country
and stretch out either hand to gather in whatever you have a mind for.