In the 2006-07 Antarctic summer, 35,552 tourists visited the Southern Ocean, compared to 29,799 in 2005-2006 (estimates provided to the Antarctic Treaty by the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO), and does not include passengers on overflights and those flying directly in and out of Antarctica).
It was evident that something very exciting was either happening or expected, but though I asked each passenger, no one would give me the slightest explanation.
King Stuppy operated ferryboats that he sent up some of the largest bayous—to the North in the Spring and to the south in the Fall—picking up passengers along the way, bringing them to his trading post.
exclaimed the red-nosed passenger, with extreme satisfaction, “and that he has precious little in the luggage van!—though of course poverty is no crime—we must remember that!”
sending passengers and goods into the water.
When they had gone a part of the way they met two foot-passengers, a pin and a needle.
Extremely ill-tempered and rebellious, these Dragons snarl and hiss so much that it leaves uninitiated passengers numb with fright.
When finally they drove up to the colonel's country home, the young man scarcely needed to invite his passenger to accompany him to the city on the following morning.
As the omnibus contained only one other passenger, a sleepy old lady, Amy pocketed her veil and beguiled the tedium of the way by trying to find out where all her money had gone to.
It would clearly have been to the master's advantage to carry his passengers to Yokohama, since he was paid a certain sum per day; but he would have been rash to attempt such a voyage, and it was imprudent even to attempt to reach Shanghai.
Bad Bone listened as the hourly bell rang, calling passengers to board the ferry.
This was Fix, one of the detectives who had been dispatched from England in search of the bank robber; it was his task to narrowly watch every passenger who arrived at Suez, and to follow up all who seemed to be suspicious characters, or bore a resemblance to the description of the criminal, which he had received two days before from the police headquarters at London.
“I want a passenger, if it is.”
"You have waked up the wrong passengers.
Arranged at just the right time... the guards turning on their passengers... a man could make quite a profit, then blame it all on banditry.
It has been lately related that there was formerly a sovereign of the East who had three sons, the eldest of whom had heard some traveller describe a particular country where there was a bird called Bulbul al Syach, who transformed any passenger who came near him into stone.
The engine-bell tells the passengers that they are coming to a station, and it tells the people to keep out of the way.
In summer I did whatever came to hand, from chartering a sail-boat at a summer resort and taking passengers, at so much a head, to checking up cucumbers in Indiana for a Western pickle house.
The Dover mail was in its usual genial position that the guard suspected the passengers, the passengers suspected one another and the guard, they all suspected everybody else, and the coachman was sure of nothing but the horses; as to which cattle he could with a clear conscience have taken his oath on the two Testaments that they were not fit for the journey.
He perceived that the lady, who called herself the daughter of an Indian king, was one of those savage demons, called Gholes, who live in desolated places, and employ a thousand wiles to surprise passengers, whom they afterwards devour.
She lingered about, first in the concourse, where the great iron fence separated the passengers from the tracks, and then in the waiting-room, hoping to discover the order of proceedings.
"But suppose the Hindoos or Indians pull up the rails," replied Stuart; "suppose they stop the trains, pillage the luggage-vans, and scalp the passengers!"
Those who had escaped comparatively unhurt had, with the aid of the few farm labourers who were near at the time, worked with frantic and almost superhuman endeavour to rescue any fellow-passengers within their reach; but they had at last been driven back by the fury of the flames and forced to abandon their heroic task.
John Bunsby had requested his passengers to go below; but this imprisonment in so narrow a space, with little air, and the boat bouncing in the gale, was far from pleasant.
replied the passenger, turning his back on him.
Worshiped to the end by John Ring; left for dead all night at Kenesaw Mountain; calmly singing “Nearer, my God, to Thee,” to quiet the passengers on a supposedly sinking ship; saving lives even when a boy; never disappointing a single audience of the thousands of audiences he has arranged to address during all his years of lecturing!
I questioned some passengers, who informed me that the family had removed their encampment from scarcity of forage for their herds and camels.
Canvas screens protected passengers upon the bridge from the observation of the German sharpshooters who were sniping from their trenches down the curve of the river.
And, having paid his passenger what he considered a high compliment, he was going away, when Mr. Fogg said, "The vessel now belongs to me?"
Since there was only one ferryboat trip, out and back, each year, they packed every possible passenger aboard.
Sn’akers keep a couple of slots open for those who get injured or sick—or to let passengers on urgent business ride if we can.
The purser replied that he did not know any passenger by the name of Fogg.
At the hotel in Lima the Professor and his friends found the supercargo of the ship who had come to hunt up the passengers.
“Hire some passengers, hire a submarine—that’s the only difficulty, I guess.
The rider stooped, and, casting up his eyes at the guard, handed the passenger a small folded paper.
With some difficulty I got a fellow-passenger to tell me what they meant; he would not answer at first, but on learning that I was English, he explained that it was a charm or guard against the evil eye.
Then she had to walk to it from the lift, had to submit to glances form the other passengers.
When, as she finally followed her fellow passengers off the train and along a bustling platform she heard a pleasant voice ask: "Is this Sidney Romley?"
"Swami Yogananda," he said, with the first of many quaint pronunciations by which I was later to hear my name spoken by the Americans, "please favor the passengers with a lecture next Thursday night.
Yet it had been only two months since we had become, as Captain Nemo expressed it, “passengers on the Nautilus,” in other words, the literal prisoners of its commander.
They continued to levy a toll upon British shipping throughout the war; at first they hailed and examined passenger and mercantile shipping, but this practice they discontinued for fear of traps, and in the spring of 1915 they began to sink ships without notice.
She very readily acceded to her proposal of engaging the passengers to relate their adventures in their turns, and was at length, as well as Candide, compelled to acknowledge that the old woman was in the right.
echoed the passenger who had dropped his Book the night before, and who was standing in the passage.
She scurried along High Street, keeping a watchful eye on the town hall clock in the intervals of dodging passengers on the pavements and dashing recklessly over crossings.
"By all means," cried another passenger; "and if the Brazilian man-of-war should overhaul the vessel, you can ride away on the back of your winged courser and easily effect your escape."
Dinner over, the coach which was to convey the passengers and their luggage to the station drew up to the door.
As soon as they were on board, the captain came on deck amongst his passengers. "
And Ovid’s authority was Sophocles, who says of this Centaur—GREEK HERE Trach.570He in his arms, Evenus’ stream Deep flowing, bore the passenger for hire Without or sail or billow cleaving oar.
After they passed St. Helena, Major Dobbin's gaiety and strength was such as to astonish all his fellow passengers.
Do you think that excuses his assaulting his passengers?"