Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ocean.
- n. The Atlantic Ocean.
“Now, my yellow pal, fork out that money, and in half an hour you'll be as safe as if you were on the other side of the herring-pond and not a policeman in London will know where to find you.”
“He only got red in the face, and said that he had crossed the herring-pond hundreds of times in crafts not half so seaworthy.”
“What I've said, I'll do, Sir, of course," said the tough old salt; "and since you've taken the trouble to come out here and save my lame toes, let's nail the bargain with a bottle of my old Madeira, -- some of the ripest this side of the herring-pond, I'll be bound.”
“Oh, never mind the clouds," rejoined the delighted skipper, whose thoughts were filled with the fond belief that the _Susan Jane_ would make the most rapid run across the herring-pond ever known for a sailing-ship.”
“The best summary of “Polly” has been given by Mr. Paull, in his interesting paper on Gay : ” “Macheath has been transported across the herring-pond ...”
“By the knocking Nicholas! hell plague you, now hes come over the herring-pond.”
“Perhaps they have nothing with them but "a pot of shamrock," or a little mountain thrush or orange-billed blackbird, in a wicker cage, to make friends with "beyant the herring-pond.”
“More than one of the soldiers and civilians confided to me that if there was no other way of getting across the herring-pond on the way back than by cruiser, they would stop this side.”
“Vanhansen implored May to cross the herring-pond at her expense, and have a good time among the Barbarian's relations in Ol 'Virginny and”
“But as for May, she saw nothing and heard nothing of the discrepancies which might mar the ancient story to far less ostentatiously matter-of-fact and mocking critics than the would-be barbarian from beyond the herring-pond.”
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