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“His initial role was to supply the diplomats with swift-sailing packet boats that might slip the British cruisers and deliver urgent correspondence to Europe.”
“The public treasury gave a drachma29 a day to each sailor, and furnished empty hulls for sixty swift-sailing vessels, and for forty transports carrying hoplites.”
“Therefore, people fondly associated their cups and saucers with the romance of swift-sailing vessels, epic voyages through storms and pirate-infested waters, and distant Canton, the great Far Eastern emporium known for its strange people, novel sights, beautiful views, and unusual smells.”
“They however, not believing it, kept the messenger under guard and sent swift-sailing ships to look on before.”
“It flew on twenty armed clippers scattered over the oceans of the world, on a hundred swift-sailing armed lorchas that smuggled opium up the coast.”
“At the beginning of this war Gelimer had put this Boniface on a very swift-sailing ship, and placing all the royal treasure in it commanded him to anchor in the harbour of Hippo Regius, and if he should see that the situation was not favourable to their side, he was to sail with all speed to Spain with the money, and go to Theudis, the leader of the”
“England, and brought here on large ocean steamers, and then transferred to swift-sailing blockade runners, waiting to receive it.”
“It was a swift-sailing lateen-rigged felucca, one of those crafts that are common enough in Eastern waters, especially in the Levant.”
“She sat in her place by the sea, and the swift-sailing ships obeyed her.”
“The _Donna Philippa_ was a galleon of medium class, but well-built and swift-sailing.”
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