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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 ?
Having therefore provided himself with all things necessary for a long journey, and settled his affairs at home, he took leave of his wife, and upon the 17th of August, 1703, about two months after my arrival, we set out for the metropolis, situate near the middle of that empire, and about three thousand miles distance from our house.
Come back with me, and do not go this dangerous journey to the sky.
However, I travelled along the shore of the sea towards the east, I suppose about twelve miles, and then setting up a great pole upon the shore for a mark, I concluded I would go home again, and that the next journey I took should be on the other side of the island east from my dwelling, and so round till I came to my post again.
These were the only words he uttered during the journey.
Leaving the poor wretch to please himself with our looking at him, as if we admired his idle pomp, we pursued our journey.
But how comes a lone young woman like you to be thinking o' taking such a journey as that?
The trees seem to have made up their minds to fight us, and stop our journey," remarked the Lion.
If to this be added the fact that, in consequence of the ex parte application of the spur, one side of the mare appeared to journey faster than the other; and that the aggrieved flank was resolutely indicated by unremitted flourishes of a bushy tail, we finish the picture of both horse and man.
They were soon on their journey again, and so swiftly did the Sawhorse draw the wagon over the smooth roads that before twilight fell they had reached the royal palace in the Emerald City, and were at their journey's end.
In short, people always had a special object in taking a journey.
I left the place of my abode, and took in my way four fathers, that resided at the distance of two days' journey, so that the company, without reckoning our attendants, was five.
He departed, therefore, with all speed, to get his arms and equipments for the journey, promising to rejoin the party the next day.