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  • The captain of the fishing-smack told Germain that one of his cousins, a sailor, had just returned from Marseilles, where he had been paid off from the brig in which Monsieur Mignon returned to

    Modeste Mignon

  • After about two hours they saw a big fishing-smack appear in the distance, and heard the chug-chug-chug of a motor-boat too.

    Five On A Treasure Island

  • "The fishing-smack they've got waiting out there is too big to use that little inlet," said George, as she pulled hard at her oars.

    Five On A Treasure Island

  • The boat from the fishing-smack had fetched them away!

    Five On A Treasure Island

  • An indulged lad, the son of rich parents, falls overboard from a transatlantic steamer and is rescued by the crew of a fishing-smack off the Banks of Newfoundland.

    A Mother's List of Books for Children

  • Again, but for his indomitable grit, a half-drowned father and daughter, clinging to a capsized fishing-smack in a winter sea, would not be alive -- there are even fisherfolk who cannot swim.

    A Village of Vagabonds

  • She did not even feel the rencontre; it was like an iron-clad coming in collision with a fishing-smack.

    The Silver Lining A Guernsey Story

  • Two men, caught out in a fishing-smack, finding that their little vessel was foundering, betook themselves to their small boat; but this filled more rapidly than they could bale it; and they had just given themselves up for lost, when their signals of distress were observed on board the light-ship stationed near Newport, which sent a life-boat to their assistance, and rescued them just as their little boat went to pieces.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 23, September, 1859

  • [Laughter.] (Need I say I mean his fishing-smack?)

    Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z

  • It is almost three centuries since a tiny vessel, not larger than a modern fishing-smack, turned her head to the sunset across an unknown sea, for the land of conjecture.

    Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z

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