sailing-vessel love

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  • And moreover, let this be borne in mind, it is only a question here of the military vessel of forty years ago, of the simple sailing-vessel; steam, then in its infancy, has since added new miracles to that prodigy which is called a war vessel.

    Les Miserables

  • There is something so exhilarating in the motion of a sailing-vessel, always provided she is neither rolling about in a calm, lying to in a gale, or beating against a head-wind.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • A few days later. the legation party had sailed for China and Japan, and on the 19th Clemens himself set out by a slow sailing-vessel to

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • So the two women drove to Sandridge and boarded a sailing-vessel bound for the Cape.

    Ultima Thule

  • Well, I find that so long as I am capable of falling in love with you again, which will not be for long, it would be madness, for the sake of a sailing-vessel and a Rolls-Royce, to meet again and to risk the happiness of your life since you have decided that it lies in your living apart from myself.

    The Sweet Cheat Gone

  • It was a long voyage in a sailing-vessel, and many of the poor little prisoners died on the way.

    Friends and Helpers

  • Luna had sailed toward the west, and a gleam of daylight was streaking the sky at the east, before the churning, choppy waters began leaping less high, and once again I was tossed crest-high, where I was glad to catch sight of a sailing-vessel that was steadying herself in the distance, and a white yacht was skipping like a frightened but rescued bird afar off.

    Lord Dolphin

  • I had drifted far from the sailing-vessel, when, as I floated high on the crest of a wave, I looked upon a pleasure-craft of some kind, riding high upon the breakers.

    Lord Dolphin

  • Methuselah of birds, it was possessed of an uncanny gift of human speech and understanding, and had been promoted through generation to generation, from sailing-vessel _via_ Merchant Service to British Navy.

    The Hawk of Egypt

  • And some doubted the bird's sojourn on a sailing-vessel in the full-rigged, full-mouthed days of 1840!

    The Hawk of Egypt

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