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  • In the shouting of the wind and the roar of water we heard nothing, although the crack of the brig's stout ribs and deckbeams must have been enough to waken a hamlet on

    Chapter 19

  • This begins at the moment of the brig's collision with the iceberg, and I shall narrate it, if for no other reason, at least to give an account of my curiously cool and deliberate conduct.

    Chapter 19

  • Silently, easily, the brig's sides squeezed together, the deck bulged up, and the crushed remnant dropped down and was gone, while where she had been was occupied by the grinding conflict of the ice - islands.

    Chapter 19

  • "The brig's ours"; and ere Grimes could reply, he was seized by Lyon and Riley, and bound securely.

    For the term of his natural life

  • It was near midday, and Kharl stood near the bow, just forward of the foremast, since the Seastag was only twin-masted, but full-rigged, a brig's rigging on a full ship's hull, spread to allow engine and paddle wheels midships.

    Wellspring of Chaos

  • He half expected Vivar to be adamantly opposed to any such exploration, but to Sharpe's surprise Vivar was as eager as the brig's Captain.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • The brig's longboat landed them at the water steps where a very young Lieutenant waited to receive them.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Vivar, Harper and the brig's Captain rode mules up into the hills to see the plain grave where an Emperor lay buried.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Vivar, cloaked and scarved against the bitter sea wind, paced the brig's small poop.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Busy with other complaints, the captain had been slow to attend the details of his dismissal and the brig's purser was unavail-able until the water barrels and stores were replenished.

    Stormwarden

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