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I was tantalized by the crying of the penguins, and by the whale, evidently playful, which came so close that it spouted and splashed a biscuit-toss away.
CHAPTER XXXII 2010
We were right in at Collinsville then, and went foaming by within biscuit-toss of the wharf.
Charley's Coup 2010
We were a biscuit-toss away, and he sprang upon the rail at the jigger-shrouds and danced a war-dance and waved his free arm, and yelled his scorn and joy at their discomfiture to the several oilskinned figures on the stranger vessel's poop.
CHAPTER XL 2010
I remember how he forced the hunter and his two men below, a riffle at their breasts, when their captain passed by at biscuit-toss and hailed us for information.
Chapter 18 2010
It was madness to think of resisting, with the guns of a man-of-war not a biscuit-toss away, — but they refused to lend a hand, preferring instead to maintain a gloomy silence.
The Lost Poacher 2010
The sea is delightfully tepid, but it is not without risk, — it becomes deep within biscuit-toss, there is a strong under-tow, and occasionally an ugly triangular fin may be seen cruizing about in unpleasant proximity.
The schooner was brought over near to the creek mouth, and when her anchor was again let go she swung to the stream almost parallel to the wreck of the _Barang_, and within a short biscuit-toss.
Gold Out of Celebes Aylward Edward Dingle
Once more our nine snarling friends found discretion the better part of their valour, and stopped at a biscuit-toss from us, whining and howling and looking grim enough to frighten the most iron nerves.
Chatterbox, 1905. Various
The city is picturesque in perch upon bold, high bluffs, which, on the city side, cut sheer down to the Alabama river; here, seemingly scarce more than a biscuit-toss across.
It was madness to think of resisting, with the guns of a man-of-war not a biscuit-toss away, but they refused to lend a hand, preferring instead to maintain a gloomy silence.
The Lost Poacher 1922