Mr Kernan was a commercial traveller of the old school which believed in the dignity of its calling.
When we had engaged this domicile, I bought some cold meat at an eating-house, and took my fellow-travellers home to tea; a proceeding, I regret to state, which did not meet with Mrs. Crupp’s approval, but quite the contrary.
The house is crazy, says a weary traveller to himself, and will not stand very long; but it is a chance if it falls to-night, and I will venture, therefore, to sleep in it to-night.
But though these prose translations from Rabindranath Tagore have stirred my blood as nothing has for years, I shall not know anything of his life, and of the movements of thought that have made them possible, if some Indian traveller will not tell me.'
The eminent traveller did me the honour of waking up in an instant, and asking me who I was.
If so," replied the vizier, "I have a friend, named Mhamood al Hyjemmee, a celebrated traveller, who has witnessed many wonderful occurrences, and can relate a variety of astonishing narratives.
says some eastern traveller, who has been accustomed to connect no ideas with a railroad, but those of smoothness or speed.
Heaven help the other poor traveller if he should also happen to have a stiff thumb, and oppose his ideas to those of the first.
The railways reduced this journey for any ordinary traveller to less than forty-eight hours.
So prodigiously good was the eating and drinking on board these sluggish but most comfortable vessels, that there are legends extant of an English traveller, who, coming to Belgium for a week, and travelling in one of these boats, was so delighted with the fare there that he went backwards and forwards from Ghent to Bruges perpetually until the railroads were invented, when he drowned himself on the last trip of the passage-boat.
Ibn Batuta, the Arab traveller who was in China from 1342 to 1346, first met with it on his return to Damascus.
By that time, there was only one adventurous traveller left be congratulated: for the two others had been set down at their respective roadside destinations.
K Kalm, the Swedish traveller, his account of the husbandry of the British colonies in North America, 94.
On the desert beneath fell the snow, moreover great winds arose suddenly that drove those snows like dust, piling them in heaps as high as trees, beneath which any unfortunate traveller would be buried.
Telegrams from Omaha and Chicago told of the safe and happy flight of the eastward travellers, and soon the letters began to come.
Hindbad put on his best apparel next day, and returned to the bountiful traveller, who received him with a pleasant air, and welcomed him heartily.
He was subsequently heard of in Constantinople, then in Russia; and a dozen years later American travellers were handsomely entertained by him in Buenos Ayres, where he represented a large insurance agency.
Gabriel, perhaps a little piqued by the comely traveller's indifference, glanced back to where he had witnessed her performance over the hedge, and said, "Vanity."
A certain great traveller, who understood the Indians and their language, had figured in Mr. Seegrave’s report, hadn’t he?
It was no longer that of the Leo with whom I was familiar, the deep-chested, mighty-limbed, jovial, upright traveller, hunter and fighting-man who had chanced to love and be loved of a spiritual power incarnated in a mould of perfect womanhood and armed with all the might of Nature’s self.