from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Published details respecting particular seas and coasts, useful for the purpose of navigation. Compare pilot, 4.
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By the aid of maps and sailing-directions they may either escape them altogether, or boldly take advantage of their outward sweep, and shorten their passages.
Beetle sat down relieved, well knowing that a reef of uncharted genitives stretched ahead of him, on which in spite of M'Turk's sailing-directions he would infallibly have been wrecked.
THO there be such absolute sailing-directions in the shape of pre - human standards of truth that we OUGHT to follow, the only guarantee that we shall in fact follow them must lie in our human equipment.