Around The World In Eighty Days Vocabulary List

amphion

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The whistle of the locomotive, more powerful than Amphion's lyre, was about to bid them rise from American soil.

blusterer

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He began to reassure Aouda, telling her that blusterers were never to be feared, and begged Fix to be his second at the approaching duel, a request which the detective could not refuse.

bombay

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Send with out delay warrant of arrest to Bombay.

broadway

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The party crossed the Hudson in the Jersey City ferryboat, and drove in a carriage to the St. Nicholas Hotel, on Broadway.

byronic

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People said that he resembled Byron--at least that his head was Byronic; but he was a bearded, tranquil Byron, who might live on a thousand years without growing old.

calcutta

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The greater part of the passengers from Brindisi were bound for India some for Bombay, others for Calcutta by way of Bombay, the nearest route thither, now that a railway crosses the Indian peninsula.

ceylon

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The Rangoon had a large quota of passengers, many of whom disembarked at Singapore, among them a number of Indians, Ceylonese, Chinamen, Malays, and Portuguese, mostly second-class travellers.

ceylonese

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The Rangoon had a large quota of passengers, many of whom disembarked at Singapore, among them a number of Indians, Ceylonese, Chinamen, Malays, and Portuguese, mostly second-class travellers.

charing

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Master and man then descended, the street-door was double-locked, and at the end of Saville Row they took a cab and drove rapidly to Charing Cross.

cosiness

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In short, the house in Saville Row, which must have been a very temple of disorder and unrest under the illustrious but dissipated Sheridan, was cosiness, comfort, and method idealised.

cudgelled

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Passepartout might have cudgelled his brain for a century without hitting upon the real object which the detective had in view.

desecrator

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"And as a proof," added the clerk, "here are the desecrator's very shoes, which he left behind him."

dogskin

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This personage, who had taken the train at Elko, was tall and dark, with black moustache, black stockings, a black silk hat, a black waistcoat, black trousers, a white cravat, and dogskin gloves.

enfield

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As he was going out, he met Passepartout, who asked him if it would not be well, before taking the train, to purchase some dozens of Enfield rifles and Colt's revolvers.

englishman

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Certainly an Englishman, it was more doubtful whether Phileas Fogg was a Londoner.

espying

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Mr. Fogg and Aouda, who were seated on deck, cast a last glance at the quay, in the hope of espying Passepartout.

frenchman

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"You are a Frenchman, I believe," asked Phileas Fogg, "and your name is John?"

ganges

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Kiouni, resuming his rapid gait, soon descended the lower spurs of the Vindhias, and towards noon they passed by the village of Kallenger, on the Cani, one of the branches of the Ganges.

greenwich

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This famous timepiece, always regulated on the Greenwich meridian, which was now some seventy-seven degrees westward, was at least four hours slow.

himalaya

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Aouda fastened her great eyes, "clear as the sacred lakes of the Himalaya," upon him; but the intractable Fogg, as reserved as ever, did not seem at all inclined to throw himself into this lake.

hindoo

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"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!"

hottentot

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The Frenchman felt himself as much alone among them as if he had dropped down in the midst of Hottentots.

kansa

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The Pacific Railroad is joined by several branches in Iowa, Kansas, Colorado, and Oregon.

macao

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The island is situated at the mouth of the Canton River, and is separated by about sixty miles from the Portuguese town of Macao, on the opposite coast.

madras

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These fanatics were scattered throughout the county, and would, despite the English police, recover their victim at Madras, Bombay, or Calcutta.

malabar

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We are not talking of the pagoda of Pillaji, but of the pagoda of Malabar Hill, at Bombay."

malay

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Aouda fastened her great eyes, "clear as the sacred lakes of the Himalaya," upon him; but the intractable Fogg, as reserved as ever, did not seem at all inclined to throw himself into this lake.

mormon

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It was eight o'clock when the train passed through the defiles of the Humboldt Range, and half-past nine when it penetrated Utah, the region of the Great Salt Lake, the singular colony of the Mormons.

mormonism

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48, would deliver a lecture on Mormonism in car No.

newfoundland

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On the 13th they passed the edge of the Banks of Newfoundland, a dangerous locality; during the winter, especially, there are frequent fogs and heavy gales of wind.

nizam

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Not far off rose Ellora, with its graceful pagodas, and the famous Aurungabad, capital of the ferocious Aureng-Zeb, now the chief town of one of the detached provinces of the kingdom of the Nizam.

october

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Now from this moment, twenty-nine minutes after eleven, a.m., this Wednesday, 2nd October, you are in my service."

papuan

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The steamer passed along near the shores, but the savage Papuans, who are in the lowest scale of humanity, but are not, as has been asserted, cannibals, did not make their appearance.

parbleu

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It was said so positively that Passepartout could not help muttering to himself, "Parbleu that's certain!

parisian

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As for Passepartout, he was a true Parisian of Paris.

parsee

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It happened to be the day of a Parsee festival.

pickaroon

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"I have sent for you, sir--" "Pickaroon!"

portuguese

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The Rangoon had a large quota of passengers, many of whom disembarked at Singapore, among them a number of Indians, Ceylonese, Chinamen, Malays, and Portuguese, mostly second-class travellers.

pshaw

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"Pshaw!"

rangoon

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The Rangoon was moored half a mile off in the harbour, its signal of departure hoisted at the mast-head.

scotland

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Rowan, Commissioner of Police, Scotland Yard: I've found the bank robber, Phileas Fogg.

sumatra

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During the afternoon of Wednesday, 30th October, the Rangoon entered the Strait of Malacca, which separates the peninsula of that name from Sumatra.

superhumanly

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The habits of its occupant were such as to demand but little from the sole domestic, but Phileas Fogg required him to be almost superhumanly prompt and regular.

surat

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The travellers made a hasty breakfast and started off for Assurghur, after skirting for a little the banks of the small river Tapty, which empties into the Gulf of Cambray, near Surat.

thuggee

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It was thereabouts that Feringhea, the Thuggee chief, king of the stranglers, held his sway.

touchhole

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It was loaded to the muzzle; but just as the pilot was about to apply a red-hot coal to the touchhole, Mr. Fogg said, "Hoist your flag!"

unchain

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It was as if the honest fellow had been commanded to unchain a tiger.

unretarded

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Yet the good ship ploughed straight on, unretarded by wind or wave, towards the straits of Bab-el-Mandeb.

unspread

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In less than an hour he left the rudder and furled his sails, whilst the sledge, carried forward by the great impetus the wind had given it, went on half a mile further with its sails unspread.

visaed

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"To have his passport visaed?"