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The blow smote the rail just for'ard of the fore-shrouds, splintering a gap through it as if it were no more than a cigar-box and cracking the covering board.
But suppose the Hindoos or Indians pull up the rails," replied Stuart; "suppose they stop the trains, pillage the luggage-vans, and scalp the passengers
A sufficient stay will be made here to give opportunity of visiting Ephesus, fifty miles distant by rail.
Thorndike was still smiling when young Andrews leaned over the rail.
Jerry had just remembered his grief and was starting a rush across the deck to the rail to gaze at Meringe growing smaller every second in the distance, when a gust of the South-east Trade smote the sails and pressed the Arangi down.
They were settled firmly down behind posts and rails.
And then, when he was able to use his hands, Jurgis took his bedding again and went back to his task of shifting rails.
The former leaned across the rail, wishing for the hour that would bring him relief.
When I came to, Saxtorph was sitting helplessly on the rail, waiting to ask me what he should do.
But there was no eager rush to the rail preparatory to leaping.
Once, in a gust, the rail dipped under the sea, and the decks on that side were for the moment awash with water that made a couple of the hunters hastily lift their feet.
From Paris I branched out and walked through Holland and Belgium, procuring an occasional lift by rail or canal when tired, and I had a tolerably good time of it "by and large.