Micawber to stand upon that vessel's prow
and say, "Enough of delay: enough of disappointment: enough of limited means.
She was coming out of Marseilles harbor, and was standing out to sea rapidly, her sharp prow
cleaving through the waves.
curvetted as it were the neck of a stallion, and a great wave of dark blue water seethed in her wake.
This was divided into three compartments -- one which was covered by the floor of that room in which Athos, Porthos and Aramis were to pass the night; the second was to serve as the sleeping-room for the servants, the third, under the prow
of the ship, was under the temporary cabin in which Mordaunt was concealed.
In a few moments the white foam was boiling up before their prow
, as Prince Theseus and his companions sailed out of the harbor, with a whistling breeze behind them.
In this Wyeth hoisted his sail, and bidding adieu to the hospitable superintendent of Fort Union, turned his prow
to the east, and set off down the Missouri.
The commander of the first Roman galley must have looked with an intense absorption upon the estuary of the Thames as he turned the beaked prow
of his ship to the westward under the brow of the North Foreland.
Hector's spear struck him on the head below the ear, and he fell headlong from the ship's prow
on to the ground with no life left in him.
Glaring at him forever, and face to face, was a polished human skull, which crowned the prow
of the canoe.
She has shown herself the sweetest craft that ever floated, and I mean to decorate her prow
with the handsomest image that the skill of man can cut out of timber.
Certain tall white cones of rock rose out of the purple sea; they flushed in the afternoon light and their vague rosiness gave them a human expression in face of the cold expanse toward which the prow
was turned; they seemed to say farewell, to be the last note of a peopled world.
It is of no colour known in this life and has a corrugated wooden crook for a handle, with a metallic object let into its prow
, or beak, resembling a little model of a fanlight over a street door or one of the oval glasses out of a pair of spectacles, which ornamental object has not that tenacious capacity of sticking to its post that might be desired in an article long associated with the British army.