It came from Boston, a few hundred miles away; sort of like the tip you just made.
He says it's only a few miles away and we'll be right back.
Though in the new reign he was free to return to the capitals, he still continued to live in the country, remarking that anyone who wanted to see him could come the hundred miles from Moscow to Bald Hills, while he himself needed no one and nothing.
He was proud of the fifteen or more miles his freighters could travel in a day.
It was nearly dark and she was a good fifty miles from home.
He was working on the ranch, fifteen miles away.
I have thus surveyed the country on every side within a dozen miles of where I live.
Yeah, you could get to it, but it would take a while, and you'd be subjecting yourself to thorns, ticks, snakes and about ten miles of the roughest country you can imagine.
Consider Liechtenstein, whose 35,000 residents live in about sixty square miles in Europe in the Alps.
I spent the autumn months with my family at our summer cottage, on a mountain about fourteen miles from Tuscumbia.
Miss Sullivan and I spent the rest of the winter with our friends, the Chamberlins in Wrentham, twenty-five miles from Boston.
The driver took them to a Spanish design home a few miles from the hacienda.
Her presence was reassuring but she was driving extra miles to work every day.
But then, he didn't have to travel that many miles to get her alone.
Anyway, the ranch was a good fifteen miles away from Bartlesville.
Not that she was likely to see him again - especially out here in the desert, hundreds of miles from their little Texas ranch.
Cindy, that's forty miles out in the middle of nowhere.
No, I haven't seen it, but I won't be driving the forty miles every day, either.
I grew up thirty miles to the north.
I've travelled many miles since my last and I'm becoming impatient for company.
Sofi's skill relied mostly on reading the future of a specific soul by touching them, and he'd not let her within miles of a vamp since taking over her guardianship.
For this reason they had bought some powder and stored it at Concord,[Footnote: Concord (_pro_. kong'krd).] nearly twenty miles away.
The schoolhouse was two or three miles from home, but he did not mind the long walk through the woods and over the hills.
There were no railroads at that time, and Exeter was nearly fifty miles away.
Of course, if you wanted to print it out and read it, the stack of paper would be many miles high.
We can't run sixty miles in an hour, so we make cars.
I rode horseback nearly every evening and once I rode five miles at a fast gallop.
The distance is thirty miles; the fare ninety cents.
The Pavlograd Hussars were stationed two miles from Braunau.
The Rostov party spent the night at Mytishchi, fourteen miles from Moscow.
The seclusion she knew well, having been brought up less than five miles from this house.
Childhood excursions had taught her that the country was rough, but was she up to ten miles of walking?
You wouldn't get two miles into those woods before you were lost.
They were several miles down the road before either of them spoke.
The Indians were probably miles away, headed for Mexico.
It seemed unlikely that he would travel so many miles to get her, and then give up.
She followed him for miles, trying to keep up with his long strides.
She plodded on, willing herself to take each step, not thinking of the miles to go, but merely getting through one more painful step.
How many miles had they traveled today?
About two miles from here.
Martha commutes weekends a hundred miles from their home.
There were lots of businesses and folks came out of the hollows from miles around to shop.
Peabody was two hundred and thirty miles and we arrived at our destination a little after eleven on Friday night, after nearly six hours of steady traffic.
"Besides," Quinn interrupted, "If I tried to set Howie that far back we'd be lucky to get within twenty miles of New Bedford and a couple of days of the killing.
We're two hundred miles away.
If he can get us better and timelier information and direct us to the best place to call in our tips, we're miles ahead.
Howie, now able to usually remain with a vehicle, stayed with the car to a suburban ranch style house only six miles from the kidnapping.
She was several miles from where she was supposed to be, off to meet a boy.
We splurged for a motel room in Peabody, a few miles from the LeBlanc's home.
His house was situated seven miles from the office and about the same distance from Betsy and me.
I pass farm country, for miles and miles as I travel in my home on wheels.
For two hundred years the mountain has attracted visitors from miles away.
Betsy exclaimed as we caught our breath, standing atop the highest point for thirty miles around.
There is a lovely beach that stretches miles along the blue Atlantic.
After all, you're miles away in Keene, New Hampshire.
I drove the few miles to Howie's home feeling as guilty as a cheating husband for leaving Betsy alone and uninformed.
If our boy made his getaway at more than five or ten miles an hour, you can bet your ass he was on one of these babies.
She had not been reported missing because her mother lay dead in their small rural farm house over a hundred miles away.
Now he's three thousand miles away.
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.
Howie was three thousand miles away; who would come to call at this hour of the night?
I thanked him and drove the last few miles to my house, more sedately than earlier.
That must be three hundred and fifty miles from here!
Going three thousand miles away sounds like a good idea for you folks, even if it's only for a couple of days.
We'd go twenty, thirty miles away to do our business, moving to different towns.
Wherever he is, it's more than a thousand miles from here.
Our motel was at least five or six miles up the coast highway through town.
We just received word of a horrific accident about ten miles up the road.
He must have been flying a hundred miles an hour to make that mess.
The authorities secured the van's mileage from the previous owner and carefully attempted to construct miles driven to pin-point Grasso's hideout.
The people for miles around were roused as though a fire were raging.
Once his ship was sailing in the great Pacific Ocean, It was four hundred miles from the coast of South America.
Seeing Cary Grant smiling at her, she asserts she will wipe the smile off his face by accelerating to eighty miles per hour—and then does.
In World War I, in the Battle of the Somme, were over a million casualties, and the action advanced the Allied line just seven miles, or about two deaths for every inch of ground.
Within two miles of the Falls is a wonderful suspension bridge.
This morning I rode over twelve miles on my tandem!
And here's your pay for them! screams the countryman's whistle; timber like long battering-rams going twenty miles an hour against the city's walls, and chairs enough to seat all the weary and heavy-laden that dwell within them.
To walk in a winter morning in a wood where these birds abounded, their native woods, and hear the wild cockerels crow on the trees, clear and shrill for miles over the resounding earth, drowning the feebler notes of other birds--think of it!
Michaux, more than thirty years ago, says that the price of wood for fuel in New York and Philadelphia "nearly equals, and sometimes exceeds, that of the best wood in Paris, though this immense capital annually requires more than three hundred thousand cords, and is surrounded to the distance of three hundred miles by cultivated plains."
William Gilpin, who is so admirable in all that relates to landscapes, and usually so correct, standing at the head of Loch Fyne, in Scotland, which he describes as "a bay of salt water, sixty or seventy fathoms deep, four miles in breadth," and about fifty miles long, surrounded by mountains, observes, "If we could have seen it immediately after the diluvian crash, or whatever convulsion of nature occasioned it, before the waters gushed in, what a horrid chasm must it have appeared!
How many men are there to a square thousand miles in this country?
They might call a halt here or we'll have to do another four miles without eating.
The headquarters were situated two miles away from Salzeneck, and Rostov, without returning home, took a horse and rode there.
Three and a half miles, Your Majesty.
The French, the spy reported, having crossed the Vienna bridge, were advancing by forced marches toward Znaim, which lay sixty-six miles off on the line of Kutuzov's retreat.
Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.
As soon as Bonaparte (who was at Schonbrunn, sixteen miles from Hollabrunn) received Murat's dispatch with the proposal of a truce and a capitulation, he detected a ruse and wrote the following letter to Murat:
The Guards, just arrived from Russia, spent the night ten miles from Olmutz and next morning were to come straight to the review, reaching the field at Olmutz by ten o'clock.
That day Nicholas Rostov received a letter from Boris, telling him that the Ismaylov regiment was quartered for the night ten miles from Olmutz and that he wanted to see him as he had a letter and money for him.
By evening, the adjutants had spread it to all ends and parts of the army, and in the night from the nineteenth to the twentieth, the whole eighty thousand allied troops rose from their bivouacs to the hum of voices, and the army swayed and started in one enormous mass six miles long.
Whether all the enemy forces were, as we supposed, six miles away, or whether they were near by in that sea of mist, no one knew till after eight o'clock.
He had felt perfectly sure that there were other troops in front of him and that the enemy must be at least six miles away.
He was slightly flushed after galloping two miles, and reining in his horse he sighed restfully and looked round at the faces of his suite, young and animated as his own.
Bagration knew that as the distance between the two flanks was more than six miles, even if the messenger were not killed (which he very likely would be), and found the commander-in-chief (which would be very difficult), he would not be able to get back before evening.
When he had ridden about two miles and had passed the last of the Russian troops, he saw, near a kitchen garden with a ditch round it, two men on horseback facing the ditch.
Soon after Prince Andrew's return the old prince made over to him a large estate, Bogucharovo, about twenty-five miles from Bald Hills.
'Please to wait.' 'I've widden twenty miles and have duties to attend to and no time to wait.
Melyukova was a widow, who, with her family and their tutors and governesses, lived three miles from the Rostovs.
But he liked them; liked that mad driving at twelve miles an hour, liked upsetting a driver or running down a pedestrian, and flying at full gallop through the Moscow streets.
Before joining the Western Army which was then, in May, encamped at Drissa, Prince Andrew visited Bald Hills which was directly on his way, being only two miles off the Smolensk highroad.
Barclay de Tolly was quartered nearly three miles from the Emperor.
Bald Hills, Prince Nicholas Bolkonski's estate, lay forty miles east from Smolensk and two miles from the main road to Moscow.
When her carriage drove out of the house, he mounted and accompanied her eight miles from Bogucharovo to where the road was occupied by our troops.
Having gone nearly three miles he at last met an acquaintance and eagerly addressed him.
Below the village the road crossed the river by a bridge and, winding down and up, rose higher and higher to the village of Valuevo visible about four miles away, where Napoleon was then stationed.
Behind it were seven hundred miles of hunger-stricken, hostile country; ahead were a few dozen miles separating it from its goal.
The Russians retreated eighty miles--to beyond Moscow--and the French reached Moscow and there came to a standstill.
On the Poklonny Hill, four miles from the Dorogomilov gate of Moscow, Kutuzov got out of his carriage and sat down on a bench by the roadside.
Having gone a couple of miles along the Mozhaysk road, Pierre sat down by the roadside.
He indicated the stud farms at which Nicholas might procure horses, recommended to him a horse dealer in the town and a landowner fourteen miles out of town who had the best horses, and promised to assist him in every way.
Immediately on leaving the governor's, Nicholas hired post horses and, taking his squadron quartermaster with him, drove at a gallop to the landowner, fourteen miles away, who had the stud.
Having changed horses twice and galloped twenty miles in an hour and a half over a sticky, muddy road, Bolkhovitinov reached Litashevka after one o'clock at night.
To be able to go a thousand miles he must imagine that something good awaits him at the end of those thousand miles.
But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.
November 9: twenty miles from Smolensk.
How many miles had he ridden this morning?
Shut up; I told you not to interrupt... anyway, the damn thing went too fast for the old folks... over two miles an hour, I guess.
"A few miles," he said.