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  • He told me the luzzu is much more suited to a fisherman's work than a fiberglass boat--heavier, more stable, with its shape providing more space for his nets.

    Meg Pier: Fishing Crafts of Malta's Bay Make for Eye Candy (SLIDESHOW)

  • For it was common knowledge that Big Alec was as willing to bribe as to fight, and that of late years more than one patrolman had handled the fisherman's money.

    The King of the Greeks

  • Then, too, there was a meaty fisherman's stew, delicious with garlic, and crusty

    Chapter 22

  • He added charcoal and a fisherman's brazier, a coffee pot and frying pan, and the coffee and the meat, and a black bass fresh from the water that day.

    Chapter 22

  • I was watching the behavior of their boat as the great fisherman's staysail, far, far larger than the top-sail and used only in light breezes, was broken out.

    Charley's Coup

  • When the Reindeer came along, after a fruitless pursuit of the shad fleet, Charley instructed Neil Partington to send out his own salmon boat, with blankets, provisions, and a fisherman's charcoal stove.


  • In short, after he had gone to sleep, his fisherman's riding light had gone out, and the Apache had run over his net.

    Charley's Coup

  • Off Ship Island Light the reefs were shaken out, and at Charley's suggestion a big fisherman's staysail was made all ready for hoisting, and the maintopsail, bunched into a cap at the masthead, was overhauled so that it could be set on an instant's notice.

    Charley's Coup

  • Charles Lindbergh arrived here from Brussels in the 'Spirit of St. Louis' to a crowd of 150,000 people after his solo crossing of the Atlantic in 1927 and Amy Johnson (a fisherman's daughter from Hull) left Croydon Airport on her flight to Australia in 1930.

    Croydon: Airport into nature reserve

  • Hyped as a restaurant and members-only nightclub, this Philippe Starck-designed retreat is meant to resemble a fisherman's hut, with a nautical deck in mahogany and gray wood.

    To Catch a View in Monaco


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