, perched in the ratlines, examined the horizon which contracted and darkened by degrees.
The last of the crew
needs especial remark, Though he looked an incredible dunce: He had just one idea--but, that one being "Snark," The good Bellman engaged him at once.
As I swam toward the submarine with the girl, Nobs' persistent barking attracted the attention of some of the tug's crew, so that as soon as we reached the side there were hands to help us aboard.
We hoisted the Union Jack and remained on deck, asking Bradley to go below and assign to each member of the crew his duty, placing one Englishman with a pistol beside each German.
You, however, and the members of the crew
are far too civilized for my beasts--it is you whom they are fleeing.
At first only we three stood alone, for a long time, watching you coming down to us, and feeling the breeze drop to a calm almost; but afterwards others, too, rose, one after another, and by-and-by I had all my crew
The delighted builder then offered his services in providing a suitable crew
for the little vessel, but this Dantes declined with many thanks, saying he was accustomed to cruise about quite alone, and his principal pleasure consisted in managing his yacht himself; the only thing the builder could oblige him in would be to contrive a sort of secret closet in the cabin at his bed's head, the closet to contain three divisions, so constructed as to be concealed from all but himself.
With the same anxious forethought he wrote a letter of instructions to Captain Thorn, in which he urged the strictest attention to the health of himself and his crew
, and to the promotion of good-humor and harmony on board his ship.
He must identify the boat's crew
and the return boys by their legs.
And Scotty threw up his job as crew
, and departed in the night with a pair of blankets belonging to me.
Words passed between Clayton and the captain, the former making it plain that he was disgusted with the brutality displayed toward the crew
, nor would he countenance anything further of the kind while he and Lady Greystoke remained passengers.
But it so happened, that those boats, without seeing Pip, suddenly spying whales close to them on one side, turned, and gave chase; and Stubb's boat was now so far away, and he and all his crew
so intent upon his fish, that Pip's ringed horizon began to expand around him miserably.