They found the problem about a mile down the creek.
The house sits more than a mile off the snow plow route, so sometimes I'm snowed in for a week or so.
They lived about a mile off through the woods, and were quite used to the route.
The school was more than a mile from their home, and the children trotted along as fast as their short legs could carry them.
They had walked a mile or two towards home, when they came to the edge of a narrow and deep ravine.
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.
About a mile distant there was a trestle spanning a deep gorge.
Since I wrote you, Helen and I have gone to live all by ourselves in a little garden-house about a quarter of a mile from her home, only a short distance from Ivy Green, the Keller homestead.
After all, the man whose horse trots a mile in a minute does not carry the most important messages; he is not an evangelist, nor does he come round eating locusts and wild honey.
I might have got good limestone within a mile or two and burned it myself, if I had cared to do so.
I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
My nearest neighbor is a mile distant, and no house is visible from any place but the hill-tops within half a mile of my own.
The hundred mile drive up the coast to Santa Barbara took more than two hours during which we chatted the entire way.
Detective Carl Dick remained on the line with Jackson for most of the three mile trip.
Frequently he would leave his dinner in the bushes, when his dog had caught a woodchuck by the way, and go back a mile and a half to dress it and leave it in the cellar of the house where he boarded, after deliberating first for half an hour whether he could not sink it in the pond safely till nightfall--loving to dwell long upon these themes.
Flint's, or Sandy Pond, in Lincoln, our greatest lake and inland sea, lies about a mile east of Walden.
I also heard the whooping of the ice in the pond, my great bed-fellow in that part of Concord, as if it were restless in its bed and would fain turn over, were troubled with flatulency and had dreams; or I was waked by the cracking of the ground by the frost, as if some one had driven a team against my door, and in the morning would find a crack in the earth a quarter of a mile long and a third of an inch wide.
The whole bank, which is from twenty to forty feet high, is sometimes overlaid with a mass of this kind of foliage, or sandy rupture, for a quarter of a mile on one or both sides, the produce of one spring day.
On October 11, 1805, one of the infantry regiments that had just reached Braunau had halted half a mile from the town, waiting to be inspected by the commander-in-chief.
The fog had begun to clear and enemy troops were already dimly visible about a mile and a half off on the opposite heights.
The French were supposed to be a mile and a half away, but had suddenly and unexpectedly appeared just in front of us.
(This meant that the she-wolf, about whom they both knew, had moved with her cubs to the Otradnoe copse, a small place a mile and a half from the house.)
To expiate his huntsman's offense, Ilagin pressed the Rostovs to come to an upland of his about a mile away which he usually kept for himself and which, he said, swarmed with hares.
They tried to make their way forward to the opposite bank and, though there was a ford one third of a mile away, were proud that they were swimming and drowning in this river under the eyes of the man who sat on the log and was not even looking at what they were doing.
The colonel said that the commander of the division was a mile and a quarter away and would receive Balashev and conduct him to his destination.
After going through the wood for about a mile and a half they came out on a glade where troops of Tuchkov's corps were stationed to defend the left flank.
But in the yard there was a light from the fire at Little Mytishchi a mile and a half away, and through the night came the noise of people shouting at a tavern Mamonov's Cossacks had set up across the street, and the adjutant's unceasing moans could still be heard.
He said that Murat was spending the night less than a mile from where they were, and that if they would let him have a convoy of a hundred men he would capture him alive.
To the left of the road between Mikulino and Shamshevo there were large forests, extending in some places up to the road itself though in others a mile or more back from it.
It was necessary to let the French reach Shamshevo quietly without alarming them and then, after joining Dolokhov who was to come that evening to a consultation at a watchman's hut in the forest less than a mile from Shamshevo, to surprise the French at dawn, falling like an avalanche on their heads from two sides, and rout and capture them all at one blow.
In their rear, more than a mile from Mikulino where the forest came right up to the road, six Cossacks were posted to report if any fresh columns of French should show themselves.
It was impossible first because--as experience shows that a three-mile movement of columns on a battlefield never coincides with the plans--the probability of Chichagov, Kutuzov, and Wittgenstein effecting a junction on time at an appointed place was so remote as to be tantamount to impossibility, as in fact thought Kutuzov, who when he received the plan remarked that diversions planned over great distances do not yield the desired results.
With every mile they traveled closer to the ranch, her anxiety increased.
Barely visible a half mile or more across the water were a few other camps.
We have this pledge among ourselves not getting a Texas mile near any of these cases.
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.
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.
He promised to return in an hour and ferry the group back to Bird Song, which was less than a mile away.
Paul and Paulette babbled about Telluride and how they wanted an early start for the fifty-mile trip on this summer sunshine morning.
They drove south from town and in less than a quarter mile, turned right onto what was locally known as the Camp Bird Mine Road.
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.
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.
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.
Dean and Sackler drove about a mile down old Route 22 to a chrome and Formica railroad-car diner straight out of the fifties.
He and Burgess learned they'd both biked in the same 100-mile fund raiser two years earlier, before Dean caught a case of the lazies.
Slowly munching an apple at mile 23, he noted with satisfaction that his legs felt good in spite of the lack of practice.
He had already stopped for lunch and was rolling toward mile 47 when a sudden thought from nowhere hit him between the eyes.
If Arthur Atherton had been within a mile, Dean would have beaten him to death with his bare hands.
Dean was surprised just how tired he was and happy to get a decent night's sleep before tackling the next day's 60-mile run to Pagosa Springs—leg two of the "Ride the Rockies Tour."
He had covered only 23 miles but each mile had given him a sense of accomplishment that astonished him.
Long, with a mean breadth of half a mile and over i m.
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.
Bank by the Romans; it is now about one mile inland.
The drive from the station to the house, a distance of one mile, was very lovely and restful.
It would be better if there were but one inhabitant to a square mile, as where I live.
This is particularly distinct to one standing on the middle of the pond in winter, just after a light snow has fallen, appearing as a clear undulating white line, unobscured by weeds and twigs, and very obvious a quarter of a mile off in many places where in summer it is hardly distinguishable close at hand.
I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.
Like the water, the Walden ice, seen near at hand, has a green tint, but at a distance is beautifully blue, and you can easily tell it from the white ice of the river, or the merely greenish ice of some ponds, a quarter of a mile off.
At dawn on the sixteenth of November, Denisov's squadron, in which Nicholas Rostov served and which was in Prince Bagration's detachment, moved from the place where it had spent the night, advancing into action as arranged, and after going behind other columns for about two thirds of a mile was stopped on the highroad.
When they had gone a little less than a mile, five more riders with dogs appeared out of the mist, approaching the Rostovs.
She scowled down at him, her heart beating a mile a minute.
Martha would drive Howie to Boston's Logan Airport for his flight back to California while Quinn would remain to pack up his equipment before leaving later for a hundred mile drive to their home in nearby Peabody, Mass.
She looked around when she reached the third mile marker, aware she was a sitting duck.
Katie sought an entrance into the palatial estate, not seeing one along this side. She ran alongside the marble structure. It was well over quarter mile in length. Toby pulled away from her suddenly, and she stopped so fast, she tripped.
Josh's house wasn't visible, but it was only about a quarter of a mile from her drive.
The park was over a mile on each side, hedged by a wall.
Flint's Pond, a mile eastward, allowing for the disturbance occasioned by its inlets and outlets, and the smaller intermediate ponds also, sympathize with Walden, and recently attained their greatest height at the same time with the latter.
It was a short distance from Surry Mountain Lake and park, and about seven mile from our recently established office in town.
Just then Fred returned, a mile-wide smirk on his face, a ream of papers clutched in his hand.
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.
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.
Early Saturday morning, the two had boarded a charter bus with scores of bikers for the 372-mile, eight-hour trip to Cortez, Colorado, where they found a pleasant little town abuzz with the activity of 2,000 riders and hundreds of support personnel.
More than likely his mind was going a mile a minute like hers was.
The ocean was visible; she estimated they were about half a mile from the orchard.
Long from Kilchurn Castle to Ford, its breadth varying from a of a mile to 3 m.
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."
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
The watering-place of Royat lies a little more than a mile to the west.
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.
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.
They found the ruins about a mile further where the creek followed a gorge between two high cliffs.
In accordance with his former action on all questions of religious toleration he opposed the shameful Five Mile Act of 1665.
We drove another mile before spotting a corner variety store.