overboard


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D'you suppose I'd fall overboard into your dirty little boat for fun?
There's a heap as you can do, for Otto he went overboard on Le Have.
But Peter issued from the powder magazine with the shell in his hands, and calmly flung it overboard.
For an instant the Dyaks attempted to hold their own, but in the face of the snarling, rending horde that engulfed them terror got the better of them all, so that those who were not overcome dived overboard and swam rapidly toward shore.
The girl decided that she had but seen a bundle of refuse thrown overboard by one of the ship's crew, and a moment later sought her berth.
By this time five minutes he'll be overboard," the captain answered.
I flung one shoe overboard, and became aware that that was exactly what I had been looking forward to--a talk with Kurtz.
It was only when Sir Joseph had reached his last sentence--intimating that the man overboard might turn out in course of time not to be a man of the pilot-boat's crew--it was only then that Turlington sat up in his chair, and showed signs of suddenly feeling a strong interest in the progress of the story.
The boy went overboard, sir; that's what the story is; and I would give five pounds out of my pocket it was true
The ship had been amply pro visioned for the passage, but, somehow or other, several barrels of meat were found spoiled on open ing, and had been thrown overboard soon after leaving home, as a sanitary measure.
The sea that had nearly taken him overboard had, to his great annoyance, washed his sou'-wester hat off his bald head.
added Riderhood, creeping aft, and showing a stretched rope made fast there and towing overboard.