“The living ratites, with their keelless sternums, are all big gawky wonders with useless little wings.”
“Rafts are keelless vessels that are common in many areas of Asia.”
“We swept along before the wind, unsteadily, over Lake Chesuncook, at sea in a bowl, -- "rolled to starboard, rolled to larboard," in our keelless craft.”
“Other craft are keelless -- they are canoes; bobbing, unsteady, likely to capsize in sudden emergency; prone to drift into muddy waters; liable to be swept anywhither by any current.”
“Amongst well-trimmed boats these learn in time not to adventure, since here they are greeted with ridicule or with contempt; yet among the keelless fleets they have a position of some authority; holding it on the same principle as that by which among beggars he who has a coin -- even though base -- is accounted king.”
“He originally wrote "the wide casements" and "keelless seas": the wide casements, opening on the foam”
“Every vessel had several keelless whale-boats, pointed at both bow and stern, so that they could be rowed forwards or backwards.”
“Six or eight years after the close of the Revolution the vast stretches of brown water, swirling ceaselessly between the melancholy forests, were already furrowed everywhere by the keeled and keelless craft.”
“While sailing well when before the wind, they yet, with their defective rig and keelless bottoms, carrying no weather helm, made little headway with the wind close abeam.”
“Before we got there, though, there was an upheaval in the water just ahead, and up came a back like a keelless ship bottom up.”
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