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excursion
used in Wuthering Heights

7 uses
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Definition
a short journey taken for pleasure

or:

a digression from the main path of a journey
  • Mrs. Linton took off the grey cloak of the dairy-maid which we had borrowed for our excursion, shaking her head and expostulating with her, I suppose: she was a young lady, and they made a distinction between her treatment and mine.
    Chapter 6 (89% in)
  • She gave a faithful account of her excursion and its consequences; and my master, though he cast more than one reproachful look at me, said nothing till she had concluded.
    Chapter 21 (64% in)
  • 'On the morrow I was sad; partly because you were poorly, and partly that I wished my father knew, and approved of my excursions: but it was beautiful moonlight after tea; and, as I rode on, the gloom cleared.
    Chapter 24 (39% in)
  • 'Well, we'll turn our horses' heads round when we reach him,' answered my companion; 'our excursion shall lie towards home.'
    Chapter 26 (9% in)
  • We deferred our excursion till the afternoon; a golden afternoon of August: every breath from the hills so full of life, that it seemed whoever respired it, though dying, might revive.
    Chapter 27 (6% in)
  • Wuthering Heights was the goal of my proposed excursion.
    Chapter 32 (14% in)
  • We heard him mount the stairs directly; he did not proceed to his ordinary chamber, but turned into that with the panelled bed: its window, as I mentioned before, is wide enough for anybody to get through; and it struck me that he plotted another midnight excursion, of which he had rather we had no suspicion.
    Chapter 34 (31% in)

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