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  • Joshua Smeaton is promoting his new self-published comic by giving away a watercolor painting.

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  • Young Jack Smeaton is one of the strongest Grits in this city, and he has a very great influence on the young men, for they like him, mind you.

    The Second Chance

  • The third, or as it was called the Smeaton Tower, was erected in 1757.

    "The Red Watch" With the First Canadian Division in Flanders

  • I know that Mr. Smeaton is lovely and all that, but I want to be sure he is a gentleman.

    The Second Chance

  • The circumstance of ballasting a ship at the Bell Rock afforded great entertainment, especially to the sailors; and it was perhaps with truth remarked that the Smeaton was the first vessel that had ever taken on board ballast at the Bell Rock.

    Records of a Family of Engineers

  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown called the Smeaton family yesterday to offer his support.

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  • Once, when a cargo of stores had been landed, and thirty-two men were at work, the vessel which had conveyed them, and was to take them back, and which was named the "Smeaton," broke away from the moorings and got adrift.

    Grace Darling Heroine of the Farne Islands

  • Almost as soon as they reached the "Smeaton," her cables parted and she went adrift, carrying the boat with her away to leeward, and although sail was instantly made, they found it impossible to regain the rock against wind and tide.

    Personal Reminiscences in Book Making and Some Short Stories

  • "Smeaton," fearing that her moorings might be insufficient, went off to examine them.

    Personal Reminiscences in Book Making and Some Short Stories

  • While they were thus gazing in silence at each other and at the distant vessel, their enterprising leader had been casting about in his mind as to the best method of at least attempting the deliverance of his men, and he finally turned round to propose, as a forlorn hope, that all hands should strip off their upper clothing, that every unnecessary article should be removed from the boats, that a specified number should get into each, and that the remainder should hang on by the gunwales, and thus be dragged through the water while they were rowed cautiously towards the "Smeaton"!

    Personal Reminiscences in Book Making and Some Short Stories

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