Phrases with "camping"

Jack London Grey Beaver had intended camping that night on the far bank of the Mackenzie, for it was in that direction that the hunting lay. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

Isabella Bird There was no space for camping in any available garden, and an hour was spent in finding a camping-ground with wholesome water on the burning plain before mentioned. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Sinclair Lewis Go camping with Tub — and give him my love — and tell him and Matey I hope they’ll come over here — and try to get Em and Brent to come. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

I dressed again quickly, and then hiding my camping outfit under some bushes by the cliff, I mounted my bicycle again and rode down into the town. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Mark Twain This fashion of camping out bewilders me. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

At any rate, I comforted myself I was in no hurry, and, after all camping in the wilds was what I had intended my holiday should be. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Once a white man in an unbuttoned uniform, camping on the path with an armed escort of lank Zanzibaris, very hospitable and festive — not to say drunk. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad [1899]

They’re all round the place, camping in the grounds, knocking at the doors. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

H. Rider Haggard Day after day they rowed and sailed up the great river, camping at night upon its banks, which would have been pleasant had it not been for the mosquitoes. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

Some stray wisps of grass showed that he had been camping out all the hot day on the green turf under the shadow of the trees, and it was easy to see from his appearance what a vagrant he was. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

Dowsett was most nice to me that evening, and would insist upon my fetching my camping outfit from the cliffs and spending a few days with him. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

A rabbit trapper camping four miles out from the township saw them passing along the track soon after ten that night. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

Probably after another year or two I shall regard camping out as the nuisance which it really is, instead of writing about sombre forests and so forth. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

H. G. Wells A canoe went up about half-past nine, and later a boat-load of camping men came down. The Stolen Bacillus and other incidents by H. G. Wells [1895]

Henry Lawson Would I stand any show for some tucker?” “Him! He wouldn’t give a dog a crust, and like as not he’d get you run in for trespass if he caught you camping on the run. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

Florence Dixie The excitement attendant on the puma’s demise being over, and our horses having been driven together again, we made for our intended camping place. Across Patagonia by Florence Dixie [1880]

James Joyce Distractions, rookshooting, the Erse language (he recited some), laudanum (he raised the phial to his lips), camping out. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

The Bishop and I at once went down to the fire, which was got under, and saw the wreck of the city and the houseless people camping out among the things they had saved. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

Our camping places were often ten miles and more from the cliffs, and yet as I lay on the ground I could hear the monotonous beat of the sea as if beneath me. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Jack London I had gone camping but once in my life, and then I left the party almost at its start and returned to the comforts and conveniences of a roof. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Olive Schreiner We ceased from our wanderings, and, camping upon one spot of earth, again the labours of life were divided between us. Woman and Labour by Olive Schreiner

They ought to have been in this morning, and as they can’t halt in the scrub they’ll be driven by force of circumstances into camping on the plain. The Phantom Stockman by Guy Boothby

Baldwin Spencer Each of these places is regarded as the central camping ground of their respective tribes. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Abraham Merri We piled her long-boat up with my instruments and food and camping equipment. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

T. E. Lawrence They were near Nebk, our old camping ground. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Edith Wharton Now that the time to leave had come, he was sorry he had not decided to go on camping alone in the bungalow. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Baldwin Spencer The first known camping place was at Ilpma in the Strangway Range, and its only food consisted of Udnirringa berries which form a favourite food of the emu. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Andrew Lang A hunter named Otter-heart, camping near a beaver lodge, found a pretty girl loitering round his fire. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

They thought at first you were one of a fishing party camping in one of the other bays. The Lonely House by Arthur Gask [1929]

I don’t know any pleasure equal to that of camping out at night on a huge plain, where you may study all the stars in the heavens. Seen in the Moonlight by Ellen Wood [1875]

D. H. Lawrence Once they went camping for several days, with two more friends in the party. The Princess by D. H. Lawrence [1925]

Sinclair Lewis He had bought it for a camping trip which had never come off. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

Charlotte Perkins Gilman So we joked and disputed and speculated, and after an interminable journey, we got to our old camping place at last. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

To the thin ends of these saplings he bound tightly, into notches cut in the wood, and secured by a multiplicity of twisting, the catgut springes he had brought from the camping ground. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Henry Kingsley We had time to notice that there were women on the foremost dray, when it became evident that the party intended camping in a turn of the river just below. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

Baldwin Spencer A few examples of actual families living in the Kakadu camp, while I was staying at Oenpelli, their central camping ground, will serve to illustrate this matter. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Willa Cather The boys were talking now, discussing a camping trip Ed Elliott was going to take in the mountains. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather [1923]

Arthur Conan Doyle They were on their way to Wimbledon, travelling by road, and they were simply camping and not exhibiting, as the place is so small a one that it would not have paid them to open. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

George Meredith This was not the time for her people to be camping on Durstan. Besides, I feared it improbable that one would find her in any of the tracks of her people. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Sinclair Lewis He remembered boyhood camping days in Parthenon and old camp lore. Our Mr. Wrenn by Sinclair Lewis

D. H. Lawrence And there in the dirty station gangways and big corridors dozens of Italians were lying on the ground, men, women, children, camping with their bundles and packages in heaps. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Baldwin Spencer They travelled on westwards, camping near Mount Heuglin and on the Dashwood Creek, and forming various totem centres. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

The caravan, having preceded us, revenged itself by camping at the nearest pool, distant nineteen and a half direct geographical miles from our destination. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

Baldwin Spencer The swish of the waves is due to Numereji. The spirit part of the child is frightened and leaves the mother's body, hastening back to its old camping place. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

We ended by camping on a little hillock, where we could look down upon the scene, and around to the hills shimmering in the heat, and up to the deep blue sky on which were etched two mewing buzzards. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Anthony Trollope But then there had been no smoking, no boiling of pots, no camping out, till men had come, and no matches. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells This last journey I outstayed my time, camping in the pine woods for six days. A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells [1905]

Florence Dixie They lead a rambling nomadic existence, shifting their camping places from one region to another, whenever the game in their vicinity gets shy or scarce. Across Patagonia by Florence Dixie [1880]

The last flush of sunlight was fading low in the west when I reached our camping ground, and found Bill seated outside on a log, indulging in his usual pipe in the greying twilight. Traces of Crime by Mary Fortune

On camping in the glen we had only made good eleven miles, though to accomplish this we had travelled more than double the distance. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Sinclair Lewis Do you go hunting and camping much, and all those thrilling things, in your great American wilderness?” “Well yes, I used to. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

We left the dray and went on some two or three miles on foot for the purpose of camping where there was firewood. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

Baldwin Spencer When the lagoons and billagongs are alive with young geese the natives are there, camping close by and catching them by the score. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Edith Wharton Holiday camping in the backwoods had not only made him familiar with a rough life in the open but given him a passionate taste for it. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Mark Twain However, camping out, even though it be in a gorgeous tent, makes one fresh and lively in the morning — especially if the air you are breathing is the cool, fresh air of the mountains. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

The tents in which these officials were camping out during the progress of the work gleamed white among the palms by the river-side. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Rudyard Kipling Jodhpur has been, but things are rather better now, a much-favoured camping ground for the light-cavalry of the Road — the loafers with a certain amount of brain and great assurance. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Rudyard Kipling The word ‘heef’ became a parable for camping in the Military Areas and all its miseries. Traffics and Discoveries by Rudyard Kipling [1904]

Here also of course we saw numbers of both ancient and modern native huts, and this is no doubt an old-established and favourite camping ground. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Sinclair Lewis But be kinda fun — be a change, camping out. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis

Baldwin Spencer Pairs of men and women sent out by Imberombera from Inbinjairi, her final camping ground. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Baldwin Spencer For a long way he followed the kangaroo, the two camping apart from each other at various places. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Sinclair Lewis He realized that though he had been assuming that he was a well-trained and valuable member of society, he had no skills outside of camping and organizing golf-tournaments and working in a bank. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis

H. G. Wells He had given those boys a gymnasium, he had given them a recreation-room, he had sold them balls, badges, rackets, tents, camping outfits, knuckle-dusters and sheath-knives at half cost or less . The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Algernon Blackwood While he camped out with his heart and mind, she played at camping out with her clothes and body. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

And if a born back-blocker may make so bold, it’s a fair old treat to see a new chum camping out for the fun of it!” “Who told you I was a new chum?” asked Stingaree, sharply. Stingaree by E. W. Hornung [1905]

Prepared then for a night in the bush, I packed all my camping requisites in the blanket and strapped it like a knapsack across my shoulders. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

That evening they reach the camping ground by twos and threes; and each wonders between the paroxysms of hunger if his face is as haggard, and his eyes as bloodshot, as those of his neighbour. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

When one is camping out, no sooner has one lit one’s fire than several robins make their appearance, prying into one’s whole proceedings with true robin-like impudence. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

The war against war is going to be no holiday excursion or camping party. Memories and Studies by William James

We had been camping in an old shepherd’s hut and had been pretty jolly all by ourselves. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Henry James The Colonel, not unlike, on his side, some old pilgrim of the desert camping at the foot of that monument, went, by way of reconnoissance, into the drawing-room. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

It was assumed they went to attend fairs and races, camping out with the gipsy fraternity. Ketira the Gypsy by Ellen Wood [1876]