“I think a barquentine is the most beautiful of ships, the most aerial and graceful of rigs, the foremast with its transverse spars giving breadth and balance, and steadying the unhindered lift skywards of main and mizzen poles.”
“He would clamp me and take me aboard yonder frigate, or schooner, or barquentine, or whatever-the-hell-it-was.”
“She is barquentine rigged, and has triple – expansion engines giving her a speed under steam of nine to ten knots.”
“The vessel, a three-masted barquentine, has 58 people on board, including 34 cadets from the Polish Naval Academy at Gdynia.”
“There were a couple of schooners used in the china-clay trade lying at the quayside; at anchor was a barquentine, a big bluff-bellied tramp of a creature, black with coaldust, and beyond her again what was still a rare sight in those parts -- a steamer.”
“The vessel on the Goodwins was the three-masted schooner or barquentine”
“On, on came the pursuing vessel; a cloud of black smoke rolling from her smoke-stack; her white sails bellying in the fresh breeze; for she was rigged like a barquentine, with a lean body, single smoke-stack, and a polished rifle-gun winking in the sun-rays upon her bow.”
“And it drives a blackish barquentine, with every topsail taut,”
“Owners are rogues, for the most part," commented the Danish barquentine, rubbing against the _Touch-me-nots_ fender as if to nudge her.”
“(C.P.B.H. for "Christmas Eve"), he ran indoors with the news that all six were answering with bushes of holly at their topmast heads, while one -- a Danish barquentine -- had rove stronger halliards and carried a tall fir-tree at the main, its branches reaching many feet above her truck.”
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