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  • Then all the main deck between the poop and the mizzen-mast will be flooded with light, while we shall be in comparative darkness.

    CHAPTER XLIV

  • In the next roll of the huge, glassy sea, the mizzen-mast fell overside.

    CHAPTER XV

  • Above this flood, or knee-deep in it, Mr. Pike and half-a-dozen sailors were bunched on the fife-rail of the mizzen-mast.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • That portion which spanned from the mizzen-mast to the 'midship-house was missing, while the starboard boat on the' midship-house was a splintered mess.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • I had gone for'ard along the bridge to the mizzen-mast, in the shadow of which I was leaning.

    CHAPTER XXII

  • He went over the bridge-rail side-wise, caught the running gear up-and-down the mizzen-mast, and landed lightly on his feet on top of Number Three hatch.

    CHAPTER XLII

  • Abruptly, from the mizzen-mast, came a snap of breakage and crash of fabric.

    CHAPTER XX

  • Placed at a gun on the upper deck, on the starboard side near the mizzen-mast, he fought like a Briton, though dazed at first by the roar, and the smoke, and the crash of timber.

    Springhaven

  • The Union Jack was flying at the mizzen-mast, and a blue standard bearing the initials E. G., embroidered in gold, and surmounted by a ducal coronet, floated from the topgallant head of the main-mast.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • A shot gouged a furrow through the Pucelle's forecastle deck, another struck the mizzen-mast, shaking it, a third hammered the length of the weather deck, piercing bows and stern and miraculously touching nothing in the flight between.

    Sharpe's Trafalgar

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