But he charged always the flung capes
and committed no harm.
This circumstance, coupled with his ambiguous, half-hinting, half-revealing, shrouded sort of talk, now begat in me all kinds of vague wonderments and half-apprehensions, and all connected with the Pequod; and Captain Ahab; and the leg he had lost; and the Cape
Horn fit; and the silver calabash; and what Captain Peleg had said of him, when I left the ship the day previous; and the prediction of the squaw Tistig; and the voyage we had bound ourselves to sail; and a hundred other shadowy things.
It was very tiring and slow work, yet I did visibly gain ground; and as we drew near the Cape
of the Woods, though I saw I must infallibly miss that point, I had still made some hundred yards of easting.
The 6th of July, about three o'clock in the afternoon, the Abraham Lincoln, at fifteen miles to the south, doubled the solitary island, this lost rock at the extremity of the American continent, to which some Dutch sailors gave the name of their native town, Cape
At length the reflux of the tide, and the springing up of the wind, enabled them to quit their dangerous situation and take shelter in a small bay within Cape
Disappointment, where they rode in safety during the residue of a stormy night, and enjoyed a brief interval of refreshing sleep.
The members of the Cape
Pleasant Club were easygoing refugees from other and more exacting clubs, men who pottered rather than raced round the links; men, in short, who had grown tired of having to stop their game and stand aside in order to allow perspiring experts to whiz past them.
Livingstone, in multiplying his fearless explorations from the Cape
of Good Hope to the basin of the Zambesi; Captains Burton and Speke, in the discovery of the great interior lakes, have opened three highways to modern civilization.
Being an indifferent fisherman, my enthusiasm for this form of sport soon waned; yet in the absence of other forms of recreation I was now risking my life in an entirely inadequate boat off Cape
Farewell at the southernmost extremity of Greenland.
One was an order from his superior to lay off on his present work, and hasten to Cape
Town by the first steamer he could get.
Owen, nearest to the Cape
Anteater, but in some other respects it approaches to the armadilloes.
But if home be the other kind, let it be wide and long--enter you at the Golden Gate, hang your hat on Hatteras, your cape
Horn and go out by the Labrador.
She got up to rouse herself, and slipped off her plaid and the cape
of her warm dress.