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  • A sea-going water demon has also been reported off Filey Bay in Yorkshire.

    the black dog and the scottish play, indeed

  • In Master and Commander, he defends the rituals and traditions of that rigorous sea-going service when his best friend, ship's surgeon Stephen Maturin, protests the severity of one of Aubrey's orders.

    Ken Blackwell: CNN's LZ Granderson Gets It Right

  • West; there was also the sea, and the Nantucket whaleman was the sea-going mountain man of his day, chasing the sperm whale into the distant corners of the Pacific Ocean.

    An Interview with Nathaniel Philbrick

  • These include Galapagos giant tortoise Geochelone nigra (VU), with twenty subspecies on different islands, all of which are endangered, terrestrial iguanas Conolophus subcristatus (VU) and C. pallidus (VU) and marine iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus (VU) which is the world's only sea-going lizard and feeds on seaweed.

    Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador

  • But along the villages of the Pacific, greater numbers of pangas - sea-going launches with one or two men aboard - fish by hand line for red snapper, dorado or tuna.

    Mexico's endless Pacific beach: sun, surf, sand, seafood and solitude

  • At this point she was practically abandoned and definitely not in sea-going condition.

    Whatever Happened to Jack London's Boat, the Snark?

  • If the plantation owners of Virginia, the merchants of Boston, the Anglican Church leadership, the sea-going trading industry, or the bankers in New York got too powerful and dominated everyone else, our democracy would become warped and twisted up, and we would be in a world of trouble.

    Mike Lux: Heart of Darkness

  • This is a gripping retrospective on the Titanic disaster seen through the eyes of the wealthy ship's owner, including the two agonizing inquiries that Ismay had to attend in New York and London, his demolition by the popular press, and an inspired interweaving of the moral themes of guilt and responsibility from Joseph Conrad's sea-going novel "Lord Jim."

    Twelve Months of Reading

  • My friend the postmistress's son had more and bigger boats than I did – his three older brothers were all sea-going carpenters – and their persuasive detailing made them more attractive.

    First toys, then models and now works of art

  • It was cheaper to pay the sea-going Muslim mafia off, just as shipping companies are doing in Somalia today.

    William Dietrich: Pirate Parallels

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