I was very glad to see my nephew, I must confess; for I was not without apprehensions that they would confine him by violence, set sail, and run away with the ship; and then I had been stripped naked in a remote country, having nothing to help myself; in short, I had been in a worse case than when I was alone in the island.
Here I had the mortification to see the ship set sail without me; however, my nephew left me two servants, or rather one companion and one servant; the first was clerk to the purser, whom he engaged to go with me, and the other was his own servant.
When all was ready we set sail for Achin, in the island of Sumatra, and from thence to Siam, where we exchanged some of our wares for opium and some arrack; the first a commodity which bears a great price among the Chinese, and which at that time was much wanted there.
After this misfortune Sir Hovenden Walker set sail
for England; and many pious people began to think it a sin even to wish for the conquest of Canada."
They set sail
for Astoria on the 22d January, intending to remove the property from thence as speedily as possible to the Russian settlements on the northwest coast, to prevent it from falling into the hands of the British.
What seems most singular and suggestively important in this story, is this: it was from Joppa that Jonah set sail
. Akin to the adventure of Perseus and Andromeda --indeed, by some supposed to be indirectly derived from it --is that famous story of St.
So although the heart of Deirdre was sad and heavy with foreboding of evil, they set sail
for the land of Erin.
It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town, to launch myself into the night, especially if it was dark and tempestuous, and set sail
from some bright village parlor or lecture room, with a bag of rye or Indian meal upon my shoulder, for my snug harbor in the woods, having made all tight without and withdrawn under hatches with a merry crew of thoughts, leaving only my outer man at the helm, or even tying up the helm when it was plain sailing.
"When I had set sail thence the wind took me first to Ismarus, which is the city of the Cicons.
There we lay two days and two nights suffering much alike from toil and distress of mind, but on the morning of the third day we again raised our masts, set sail, and took our places, letting the wind and steersmen direct our ship.
Amman, July 30 (Petra) -- An ship called Bavand, which had been at the heart of a geopolitical spat between Brasilia and Tehran, set sail
from Brazil on Monday after receiving fuel from state-run Petroleo Brasileiro.
According to the port of Paranagua, the Iranian ship 'Bavand' set sail
from Brazil after receiving fuel from Petroleo Brasileiro, APA reports citing Sputnik.