At sunset the tent was struck, hampers packed, wickets pulled up, boats
loaded, and the whole party floated down the river, singing at the tops of their voices.
When Otto left Austria to come to America, he was asked by one of his relatives to look after a woman who was crossing on the same boat
, to join her husband in Chicago.
Old Monsieur Farival talked incessantly of what he knew about handling a boat
, and of what Beaudelet did not know on the same subject.
cried Captain Mayhew; thou must either-- But that instant a headlong wave shot the boat
far ahead, and its seethings drowned all speech.
Early as it was, there were plenty of scullers going here and there that morning, and plenty of barges dropping down with the tide; the navigation of the river between bridges, in an open boat
, was a much easier and commoner matter in those days than it is in these; and we went ahead among many skiffs and wherries, briskly.
And often, if they saw a boat
passing, they would come out in their fast sailing-ships and chase it.
But the wind was wanting; and to complete our helplessness, down came Hunter with the news that Jim Hawkins had slipped into a boat
and was gone ashore with the rest.
Three days after my arrival, walking out of curiosity to the north-east coast of the island, I observed, about half a league off in the sea, somewhat that looked like a boat
JEREMY put on a macintosh, and a pair of shiny goloshes; he took his rod and basket, and set off with enormous hops to the place where he kept his boat
Wyeth, as the reader may recollect, launched his bull boat
at the foot of the rapids of the Bighorn, and departed in advance of the parties of Campbell and Captain Bonneville.
At the finish there was not an oar's length between the first and second boat
, with Death coming in a good third on the top of the very next smooth swell, for all one knew to the contrary.
All that I could comprehend of the particulars which Mow-Mow rehearsed to his audience as we proceeded, was that my long-lost companion had arrived in a boat
which had just entered the bay.