Being the professor’s sole companion in his botanical excursions, I almost forgot that I had ever been afloat, and became quite learned.
As it was the day of the week on which I paid the bills, and added up my books, and made all the household affairs as compact as possible, I remained at home while Mr. Jarndyce, Ada, and Richard took advantage of a very fine day to make a little excursion, Mr. Boythorn was to wait for Kenge and Carboy’s clerk and then was to go on foot to meet them on their return.
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We booked excursions at every port where our cruise ship stopped.