Did you perhaps mean oats?
“The sweep of those oars is English, Jack, my boy.”
“In the fourth century B.C., an Athenian trireme carried a set of thirty spare oars, which is a sign of how common shattered oars were.”
“Meanwhile, he rowed on, with long, leisurely strokes; and the lapping of the water round the oars was the only sound to be heard.”
“Beneath it, suspended by cables that appeared no thicker than gossamer, dangled a structure like a boat with many short oars; Silk's lungs had filled and emptied before he realized that the oars were the barrels of guns, and half a minute crept by before he made out the blood-red triangle on its bottom.”
“Those on the oars were a combination of slaves and free men working for hire.”
“Lost in the sound of the oars was the last farewell of the Pilgrims.”
“The wind was favorable, and I had thought to tow them back under sail; but the wind baffled, then died away, and our progress with the oars was a snail's pace.”
“The wind was favourable, and I had thought to tow them back under sail, but the wind baffled, then died away, and our progress with the oars was a snail's pace.”
“The plash of the oars was the only sound that broke on the ears.”
“That shore was God; that direction was tradition; the oars were the freedom given me to pull for the shore and unite with God.”
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Fishing on the Susquehanna in July
by Billy Collins
I have never been fishing on the Susquehanna
or on any river for that matter
to be perfectly honest.
Looking for tweets for oars.