But if one national government, had not so regulated the navigation
of Britain as to make it a nursery for seamen -- if one national government had not called forth all the national means and materials for forming fleets, their prowess and their thunder would never have been celebrated.
Similar facts were observed on the 23rd of July in the same year, in the Pacific Ocean, by the Columbus, of the West India and Pacific Steam Navigation
This market has given an immense development to commerce, to navigation
, to communication by land.
It was not until we got over our first enthusiasm for navigation
and had begun to return to our tree-shelter to sleep at night, that we found the Swift One.
In those days, the captain's authority was restricted to the navigation
and general management of the vessel: while over the whale-hunting department and all its concerns, the Specksynder or Chief Harpooneer reigned supreme.
ever existed on the surface of the moon, it must have been wonderfully difficult and dangerous; and we may well pity the Selenite sailors and hydrographers; the former, when they came upon these perilous coasts, the latter when they took the soundings of its stormy banks.
Henson and Sir George Cayley - had much weakened the public interest in the subject of aerial navigation
He was about to set off on his return, with the peltries collected during the year, and intended to proceed through the Crow country, to the head of navigation
on the Bighorn River, and to descend in boats down that river, the Missouri, and the Yellowstone, to St.
No stream could be more convenient for navigation
, since the prevailing wind is south-east, and sailing boats may make a continuous progress to the Peruvian frontier, dropping down again with the current.
But Kai Shang realized that he must act with circumspection, for Gust alone of the motley horde possessed sufficient knowledge of navigation
to get them out of the South Atlantic and around the cape into more congenial waters where they might find a market for their ill-gotten wealth, and no questions asked.
As we advanced on our voyage, and left the river, I noticed the tawny hue of the sea, caused by sand-banks which color the shallow water, and which make the navigation
dangerous to inexperienced seamen.
And each art gives us a particular good and not merely a general one-- medicine, for example, gives us health; navigation
, safety at sea, and so on?