It had never been given me to see such deadly accuracy of aim, and it seemed as though a little figure on one of the craft
dropped at the explosion of each bullet, while the banners and upper works dissolved in spurts of flame as the irresistible projectiles of our warriors mowed through them.
A brisk breeze arose about ten o'clock; but, though it might have been prudent to take in a reef, the pilot, after carefully examining the heavens, let the craft
remain rigged as before.
The third brother met a huntsman, who took him with him, and taught him so well all that belonged to hunting, that he became very clever in the craft
of the woods; and when he left his master he gave him a bow, and said, 'Whatever you shoot at with this bow you will be sure to hit.
Scarcely waiting for their craft
to touch, the creatures manning them leaped among the therns with the fury of demons.
On into the Stygian darkness beyond he urged his craft
A number of dead fowls imparted ballast to my little craft
Should the disturbance approach from the rear, as in case of a faster-moving craft
overhauling me, the mechanism actuates the speed control as well as the steering gear, and the flier shoots ahead and either up or down, as the oncoming vessel is upon a lower or higher plane than herself.
Continually they turned their eyes toward our strange craft
It seemed that the Wagambi warriors had ventured too far out in their frail craft
, and when caught by a heavy tide and a high wind from offshore they had been driven out of sight of land.
The wind was strong and it was with difficulty that she maneuvered the craft
from the hangar without accident, but once away it raced swiftly out above the twin cities.
Immediately I was put in command, and the first thing I did was to go below with Olson and inspect the craft
thoroughly for hidden boches and damaged machinery.
When she came to the surface again it was to find herself as far from shore as she had been when she first quitted the prahu, but the craft
was now circling far below her, and she set out once again to retrace her way toward the inky mass of shore line which loomed apparently near and yet, as she knew, was some considerable distance from her.