They found the problem about a mile down the creek.
At length the jays arrive, whose discordant screams were heard long before, as they were warily making their approach an eighth of a mile off, and in a stealthy and sneaking manner they flit from tree to tree, nearer and nearer, and pick up the kernels which the squirrels have dropped.
After a few minutes rest, they continued, first hearing, then seeing the waterfall and the reservoir from which the penstock first drew the water for its mile-long trip to town.
Her body shook off the chill by the first mile marker and by the second, the moon was directly overhead.
At the fourth mile marker, she paused.
Of that of Hephaestus only two columns remain, while of that of Asclepius, a mile to the south of the town, an anta and two pillars are preserved.
I might have got good limestone within a mile or two and burned it myself, if I had cared to do so.
While the walk was less than a half-mile, Ouray's 7,800-foot elevation and the uphill rise caused Dean to quicken his breathing—one more reminder to get in shape.
The hair on the back of his neck had been standing for the past mile he'd walked, only he wasn't entirely certain why.
The park was over a mile on each side, hedged by a wall.
They had walked a mile or two towards home, when they came to the edge of a narrow and deep ravine.
The real attractions of the Hollowell farm, to me, were: its complete retirement, being, about two miles from the village, half a mile from the nearest neighbor, and separated from the highway by a broad field; its bounding on the river, which the owner said protected it by its fogs from frosts in the spring, though that was nothing to me; the gray color and ruinous state of the house and barn, and the dilapidated fences, which put such an interval between me and the last occupant; the hollow and lichen-covered apple trees, gnawed by rabbits, showing what kind of neighbors I should have; but above all, the recollection I had of it from my earliest voyages up the river, when the house was concealed behind a dense grove of red maples, through which I heard the house-dog bark.
Flint's, or Sandy Pond, in Lincoln, our greatest lake and inland sea, lies about a mile east of Walden.
We have this pledge among ourselves not getting a Texas mile near any of these cases.
It was a short distance from Surry Mountain Lake and park, and about seven mile from our recently established office in town.
It took us two hours to come ten miles from the airport and Julie had to direct him the last mile and she just got here herself.
Detective Carl Dick remained on the line with Jackson for most of the three mile trip.
He called to muster everyone in ear shot to inaugurate a building to building search, beginning in a ten mile radius of the abandoned van.
When Dean didn't answer, she continued, professionally, but with a hint of sarcasm, sing-songing a rehearsed litany—present your driver's license and registration and something about exceeding a fifty-mile-an-hour speed limit.
Paul and Paulette babbled about Telluride and how they wanted an early start for the fifty-mile trip on this summer sunshine morning.
Just then Fred returned, a mile-wide smirk on his face, a ream of papers clutched in his hand.
While the crow-flies distance across the gaping gorge was only a half-mile, Dean was at least twenty minutes away in driving time.
He had a sentimental streak in him a mile wide, but he'd never admit it.
Her brilliant hair topped a freckled face and mile-wide smile.
There were a number of different routes, but the Deans chose the two-mile town site loop, a nearly flat path that first traversed a scented pine forest and then opened to a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains.
All four would ride in the same car for the fifty-mile trip to Telluride.
Maybe that was because Josh was only a mile down the road.
She looked around when she reached the third mile marker, aware she was a sitting duck.
The destruction disappeared by mile marker five, only a few hundred meters from the turnoff to her condo community.
"An hour jogging. Their scouts don't start until about half a mile from the castle," Rhyn answered.
Most of these commuters lived on the eastern perimeter, as if the extra mile or two made their daily trek somehow more acceptable.
And reaching back a mile or so from the river to highlands which rise to a height of 400 ft., with Mt Ida (240 ft.
The Presbyterianism now visible in England is of Scottish origin and Scottish type, and beyond the fact of embracing a few congregations which date from, or before, the Act of Uniformity and the Five Mile Act, has little in common with the Presbyterianism which was for a brief period by law established.
LANARK, a royal, municipal and police burgh, and county town of Lanarkshire, Scotland, standing on high ground about half a mile from the right bank of the Clyde, 31 m.
On land their general Myronides beat off two Corinthian attacks on Megara, which had been further secured by long walls drawn between the capital and its port Nisaea, nearly a mile distant.
In 1557, however, a great flood caused the Tiber to change its course, so that it no longer flowed under the walls of the castle, but some half a mile farther west; and its old bed (Fiume Morto) has ever since then served as a breeding ground for the malarial mosquito (Anopheles claviger).
Bank by the Romans; it is now about one mile inland.
The remnants of this monument are still kept up. It stands half a mile to the east from Nish, and is called to this day by the Turkish name "Tyele-Koula," "the Tower of Skulls."
A mile and a half northeast are the Falls of Bracklinn (Gaelic, "white-foaming pool"), formed by the Keltie, which takes a leap of 50 ft.
In accordance with his former action on all questions of religious toleration he opposed the shameful Five Mile Act of 1665.
Long from Kilchurn Castle to Ford, its breadth varying from a of a mile to 3 m.
Scale, 2:S5,000 One Mile q Wall Contours at intervals of 70 metres = 32.8 feet.