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  • You won't find anybody from Goldman Sachs inspecting the wheelhouse of a four-masted clipper ship bound for Madagascar.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Automated Greed Factories: How Soulless Banking Is Crushing the Economy

  • And with lagging feet, from time to time pausing and holding on as spray and the tops of waves swept over him, the mate went for'ard along the bridge to vent his scorn on the two watches of a four-masted ship that could not reef a foresail.

    CHAPTER XXXIV

  • At one time he was owner and master of a four-masted steel sailing ship that carried the English flag and coals from Newcastle.

    CHAPTER VI

  • Brand new, four-masted steel ship; first voyage; broke the old man's heart.

    THE PEARLS OF PARLAY

  • We passed a ship, two schooners, and a four-masted barkentine under the smallest of canvas, and at eleven o'clock, running up the spanker and jib, we hove her to, and in another hour we were beating back again against the aftersea under full sail to regain the sealing ground away to the westward.

    Story of a Typhoon off the Coast of Japan

  • We passed a ship, two schooners, and a four-masted barkentine under the smallest of canvas, and at eleven o'clock, running up the spanker and jib, we hove her to, and in another hour we were beating back again against the aftersea under full sail to regain the sealing ground away to the westward.

    Story of a Typhoon off the Coast of Japan

  • Reviewer Abheek Bhattacharya adds that the novel “is roped with enough storylines to rig a four-masted schooler and populated by so many characters that you need a manifest” to keep track of them:

    2008 October 23 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • "Possibly our most exasperating experience on the fish patrol was when Charley Le Grant and I laid a two weeks 'siege to a big four-masted English ship," says the Narrator of "The Siege of the 'Lancashire Queen'" (The Youth's Companion, March 3, 1905).

    “. . .all his race rose up before him in a mighty phantasmagoria. . .”

  • The waterway also holds the remains of old fishing boats, a 1900-era four-masted schooner, a steel-hulled ferry and a canoe.

    Kayakers paddle through a ship graveyard in Charles

  • On a street shaded by tall buildings and filled with yellow cabs honking their horns, I looked east towards the water and caught a glimpse of a four-masted barque.

    Archive 2009-01-01

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