Thus the Puritan elders in their black cloaks, starched bands, and steeple-crowned hats, smiled not unbenignantly at the clamour and rude deportment of these jolly seafaring
men; and it excited neither surprise nor animadversion when so reputable a citizen as old Roger Chillingworth, the physician, was seen to enter the market-place in close and familiar talk with the commander of the questionable vessel.
But though I was so terrified by the idea of the seafaring
man with one leg, I was far less afraid of the captain himself than anybody else who knew him.
Then he went on to talk about Neptune, where seafaring
men get a jovial reception, and Mars, where the military get the best of the sidewalk to such an extent that folks can hardly stand it.
Hector said that pirates and other seafaring
people generally lashed the rudder to something or other, and hauled in the main top-jib, during severe squalls, and thought we ought to try to do something of the kind; but I was for letting her have her head to the wind.
at which words the ship which Katharine had been considering seemed to put into harbor and have done with its seafaring
But we remembered the seafaring
bowmen of the days of our glory--it is the memory of these which we hurl upon our enemies.
In neither instance would it have been of a seafaring
The product was always the same, one hundred dollars, and he decided that that was better than seafaring
He became the slave of old Fanfoa, head chief over a score of scattered bush-villages on the range-lips of Malaita, the smoke of which, on calm mornings, is about the only evidence the seafaring
white men have of the teeming interior population.
folk of Antioch had seen us breaking out topsail and staysail, a most reckless performance in such weather, and had hurried to the wharf-ends in little groups to find out what was the matter.
He had taken up seafaring
through no love of it, but because it had been his destiny, because he had been the second son of his father instead of the first.
The man was a far-away Scots cousin of my late wife, who bore the honorable name of Bruce, and followed a seafaring