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I could see him casting longing glances at the small skiff towing astern, so in the next calm I hauled the skiff alongside.
He came to rest, his golden muzzle soft-enfolded to the eyes, and was very still, all forgetful of the Ariel showing her copper to the sun under the press of the wind, all forgetful of Michael growing small in the distance as the whaleboat grew small astern.
The sea was calm except for the white water at our bows and the two long radiating swells running far off into the distance upon either hand astern, forming a great V which our propellers filled with choppy waves.
A great battleship, forging silent and unlighted through the dark night, loomed close astern.
In fact, the dead men in the canoe we had left astern after the battle and the survivors who were paddling rapidly toward their shore were the first he ever had seen.
Nevertheless, the monoplane was tossed fully three hundred feet before the danger was left astern.
During the contest, 30 year-old priest and monk came first by leaving all rivals astern and amazed attendees.
It is available in four variants VX, EX and LX in five colours, Arctic Silver, Urban Bronze, Pearl White, Astern Black and Arctic White.
The trio then sailed back up the Mersey in single file formation, tug boats pumping out vast V-shaped water spouts ahead and astern the royal procession.
The Karen, being pulled astern at almost 12mph, was saved only when the trawl wires snapped 18 miles off Ardglass, Co Down.
As she set off, any vague connection with reality vanished astern in her wake.
Ahead and astern were achieved by pneumatic clutches and the ve, whole control was operated by a single lever on two columns in the engine room.