1 Thus situated, my only resource was to drive before the wind.
2 I often referred the several situations, as their similarity struck me, to my own.
3 My present situation was one in which all voluntary thought was swallowed up and lost.
4 Our situation was somewhat dangerous, especially as we were compassed round by a very thick fog.
5 There is something terribly appalling in our situation, yet my courage and hopes do not desert me.
6 Overjoyed at this discovery, he hastened to the house, which was situated in a mean street near the Reuss.
7 Accordingly I hid myself in some thick underwood, determining to devote the ensuing hours to reflection on my situation.
8 I do not know how long I remained in this situation, but when I awoke I found that the sun had already mounted considerably.
9 Melancholy followed, but by degrees I gained a clear conception of my miseries and situation and was then released from my prison.
10 It was situated against the back of the cottage and surrounded on the sides which were exposed by a pig sty and a clear pool of water.
11 My ancestors had been for many years counsellors and syndics, and my father had filled several public situations with honour and reputation.
12 Some of my comrades groaned, and my own mind began to grow watchful with anxious thoughts, when a strange sight suddenly attracted our attention and diverted our solicitude from our own situation.
13 She then related that, by the permission of Elizabeth, she had passed the evening of the night on which the murder had been committed at the house of an aunt at Chene, a village situated at about a league from Geneva.
14 Thus situated, employed in the most detestable occupation, immersed in a solitude where nothing could for an instant call my attention from the actual scene in which I was engaged, my spirits became unequal; I grew restless and nervous.
15 I passed an hour in this state of mind, when suddenly I reflected how fearful the combat which I momentarily expected would be to my wife, and I earnestly entreated her to retire, resolving not to join her until I had obtained some knowledge as to the situation of my enemy.