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  • In the end the sailor-men married girls of their own homeland and settled down to become exemplars of all the virtues for which the island was noted.

    SAMUEL

  • The lieutenant, in turn, who knew all the "rules and regulations" by heart, explained that the harbor police were not ferrymen, and that the police-boats had other functions to perform than that of transporting belated and penniless sailor-men to their ships.

    In Yeddo Bay

  • Jacobsen, stupid Scandinavian sailor-men; Ditman Olansen, the crank-eyed Berserk; John Hackey and Arthur Deacon, respectively hoodlum and white slaver; Shorty, the mixed-breed clown; Guido Bombini, the

    CHAPTER XLIII

  • I found there all sorts of men, many of whom had once been as good as myself and just as blond-beastly; sailor-men, soldier-men, labor-men, all wrenched and distorted and twisted out of shape by toil and hardship and accident, and cast adrift by their masters like so many old horses. ...

    How I Became a Socialist

  • When he looked back now from his vantage-ground, the old world he had known, the world of land and sea and ships, of sailor-men and harpy-women, seemed a very small world; and yet it blended in with this new world and expanded.

    Chapter 8

  • I found there all sorts of men, many of whom had once been as good as myself and just as blond-beastly; sailor-men, soldier-men, labor-men, all wrenched and distorted and twisted out of shape by toil and hardship and accident, and cast adrift by their masters like so many old horses.

    HOW I BECAME A SOCIALIST

  • And still all around me came crying of the lost sailor-men.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • I know only that I reached the deck, in a blind whirl of fear and excitement, and the next thing I remember, I was among a crowd of shouting, half-mad sailor-men.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • Like the souls of old dead sailor-men as used to be 'er crew.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, November 21, 1917

  • Would mine hostess -- who has so lavishly fed three poor sailor-men -- like to go to a banquet in the palace of "El Dorado"?

    Sea-Dogs All! A Tale of Forest and Sea

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