I left India in August, 1920, on THE CITY OF SPARTA, the first passenger boat sailing for America after the close of World War I. I had been able to book passage only after the removal, in ways fairly miraculous, of many "red-tape" difficulties concerned with the granting of my passport.
Fletcher Denyer saw him and, following behind, heard him book several big wagers about Tearaway.
It was like hearing him read aloud out of his poetry books the beautiful things that could not possibly happen in real life.
Bob, if I can solve your crew problem, can you book me a sloton the deep-space tracking network?
Rodolphe would have booked the seats, procured the passports, and even have written to Paris in order to have the whole mail-coach reserved for them as far as Marseilles, where they would buy a carriage, and go on thence without stopping to Genoa.
He’s booked rooms for us, and will be round to dine at eight.”
Book TwoReunited and CombinedWhere It Came Out, No One KnewAs the morning sun rose above the mountains, Slasher Annie considered her good fortune. “
Because I count on you to ring up the Cunard office first thing tomorrow; and you'd better book a return on a boat from Marseilles.
When I booked my place at the coach office I had had ‘Box Seat’ written against the entry, and had given the book-keeper half-a-crown.
He had never been violent since the boys had grown up and she knew that he would walk to the end of Thomas Street and back again to book even a small order.
Indeed, he'd booked the mask when its real world cash value was about $0.18, against the $4.54 the Equations predicted.
The novelist has shown in thisbook the religious fervor and spiritual insight of the prophet;yet one is pleased to recognize that the artist is not wholly lostin the thinker.
If you haven't your contract you must book an ordinary fare.
I want to book some certificates.”
She caught endless colds sitting on damp grass to book 'a delicious bit', composed of a stone, a stump, one mushroom, and a broken mullein stalk, or 'a heavenly mass of clouds', that looked like a choice display of featherbeds when done.