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He travels with his eyes open, looking for objects of interest, and recording them.

And what other nations have you seen in your travels, good sir?

And must I also pickup such worthless luggage in my travels?

At what period he returned from his travels we are not aware.

His Excellency had travelled in most countries, and had profited by his travels.

His managers and hotel proprietors requested him to continue his travels.

This is a gentleman on his travels, come to see the coronation.

He travels, and on Thursdays, his Eastbourne day, takes his meals with the Marshes.

He continued, "We will talk of our travels, and especially of the chapter of Ceprano."

My original plan was that my wife should accompany me on my travels.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to journey," from travailen (1300) "to make a journey," originally "to toil, labor" (see travail). The semantic development may have been via the notion of "go on a difficult journey," but it may also reflect the difficulty of going anywhere in the Middle Ages. Replaced Old English faran. Travels "accounts of journeys" is recorded from 1590s. Traveled "experienced in travel" is from early 15c. Traveling salesman is attested from 1885.

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