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Journey

Beagle
name of the ship in which Charles Darwin made his five-year voyage. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 721–722]
Canterbury Tales
pilgrimage from London to Canterbury during which tales are told. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales]
Childe Harold
makes pilgrimage throughout Europe for liberty and personal revelation. [Br. Lit.: “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” in Magill IV, 127–129]
Christian
travels to Celestial City with cumbrous burden on back. [Br. Lit.: Pilgrim’s Progress]
Christopher, St.
patron saint; aided wayfarers across river. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 85]
Conestoga wagon
famed covered wagon taking pioneers to West before railroads. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 623]
Dante
travels through Hell, Purgatory, Paradise. [Ital. Lit.: Divine Comedy, Magill I, 211–213]
Everyman
makes pilgrimage to God, unaccompanied by erstwhile friends. [Br. Lit.: Everyman]
Exodus
departure of Israelites from Egypt under Moses. [O.T.: Exodus]
Hakluyt, Richard
(c. 1552–1616) English geographer and publisher of eyewitness accounts of more than 200 voyages of exploration. [Br. Hist.: EB, 8: 553–554]
Heart of Darkness
adventure tale of journey into heart of the Belgian Congo and into depths of man’s heart. [Br. Lit.: Heart of Darkness, Magill III, 447–449]
Kon-Tiki
primitive raft used by Thor Heyerdahl to cross from Peru to the Tuamotu Islands (1947). [World Hist.: Kon-Tiki; NCE, 1238–1239]
Mandeville, Sir John
(fl. 1356) English writer of travelers’ voyages around the world. [Br. Hist.: EB, VI: 559]
Mayflower
vessel of America’s pilgrims (1620). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 530]
Oregon Trail
long ride on horseback from St. Louis to Portland, Oregon. [Am. Hist.: The Oregon Trail, Magill I, 695–698]
petasus
hat; emblem of ancient travelers and hunters. [Gk. Art: Hall, 145]
pilgrimage to Mecca
(hajj) journey every good Muslim tries to make at least once. [Islamic Religion: WB, 10: 374–376]
Pilgrim’s Progress
Bunyan’s allegory of life. [Br. Lit.: Eagle, 458]
Polo, Marco
(1254–1324) Venetian traveler in central Asia and China. [World Hist.: WB, 15: 572–573; Ital. Lit.: Travels of Marco Polo]
Roughing It
portrays trip from St. Louis across Nevada plains to California. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 729]
Santa Maria, Pinta, and Niña
ships under Columbus in journey to New World. [Span. Hist.: NCE, 606]
Santa Fe trail
caravan route from Missouri to New Mexico. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 743]
Syntax, Doctor
leaves home in search of the picturesque. [Br. Lit.: Doctor Syntax]
Time Machine, The
adventures of a man who travels through time. [Br. Lit.: Magill I, 986–988]
Wilderness Road
pioneer route from eastern Virginia to Kentucky. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 924]

Journey

(dreams)
Dreaming about traveling in vehicles is very common. It represents our path in life or a part of our life’s journey and it may reflect some of our fear and anticipation. For details, look up the particular vehicle. See Car, Boat, Airplane, Travel
References in classic literature ?
Come, now, take yourselves off, like good boys and girls," he said; and the whole assemblage, dark and light, disappeared through a door into a large verandah, followed by Eva, who carried a large satchel, which she had been filling with apples, nuts, candy, ribbons, laces, and toys of every description, during her whole homeward journey.
A man in armor always trusted to chance for his food on a journey, and would have been scandalized at the idea of hanging a basket of sandwiches on his spear.
We arrived a little before four o'clock at the end of our day's journey, hot enough to justify the step, taking by most of the PARTIE, of plunging into the crystal water of the snow-fed lake.
in life my spirit never roved beyond the narrow limits of our money-changing hole; and weary journeys lie before me
It was not difficult for me, on Peggotty's solicitation, to resolve to stay where I was, until after the remains of the poor carrier should have made their last journey to Blunderstone.
I insensibly fall into a general mention of these journeys as numerous, because it was at once settled that I should return every alternate day at noon for these purposes, and because I am now going to sum up a period of at least eight or ten months.
No wonder his thoughts were still with his loom and his money when he made his journeys through the fields and the lanes to fetch and carry home his work, so that his steps never wandered to the hedge-banks and the lane-side in search of the once familiar herbs: these too belonged to the past, from which his life had shrunk away, like a rivulet that has sunk far down from the grassy fringe of its old breadth into a little shivering thread, that cuts a groove for itself in the barren sand.
Even in the last century the roads were much beset with danger; but in our own day, like most journeys, it is accomplished with ease and safety in a few hours.
There is but one road to safety,'' continued the Prince, and his brow grew black as midnight; ``this object of our terror journeys alone He must be met withal.
He considered himself a hard-worked man, and claimed his fortune as the reward of his risks, his calculations, his anxieties, and the journeys he had to make at all seasons and at all hours.
Ben, in his long, lonely wanderings about the island, had found the skeleton--it was he that had rifled it; he had found the treasure; he had dug it up (it was the haft of his pick-axe that lay broken in the excavation); he had carried it on his back, in many weary journeys, from the foot of the tall pine to a cave he had on the two-pointed hill at the north-east angle of the island, and there it had lain stored in safety since two months before the arrival of the HISPANIOLA.
We made easy journeys, of not above seven or eight score miles a-day; for Glumdalclitch, on purpose to spare me, complained she was tired with the trotting of the horse.