Deeper'n the Whale-deep," said Dan, with a wink, as he set the gear
The coolies, earth-coloured and mute, crouched reverently some twenty or thirty yards away, and the Babu, the slack of his thin gear
snapping like a marking-flag in the chill breeze, stood by with an air of happy proprietorship.
Should the disturbance approach from the rear, as in case of a faster-moving craft overhauling me, the mechanism actuates the speed control as well as the steering gear
, and the flier shoots ahead and either up or down, as the oncoming vessel is upon a lower or higher plane than herself.
This necessitated frequent tacks, so that, overhead, the mainsail was ever swooping across from port tack to starboard tack and back again, making air- noises like the swish of wings, sharply rat-tat-tatting its reef points and loudly crashing its mainsheet gear
along the traveller.
Joe was halfway down to the saloon when Martin passed by, bending low over the handle-bars, his legs driving the ninety- six gear
with rhythmic strength, his face set for seventy miles of road and grade and dust.
Why rest you so and are afraid, and do not go ashore nor stow the gear
of your black ship?
This was the first night which I passed under the open sky, with the gear
of the recado for my bed.
You've got a good six hours to get your gear
together, and then you'll have time to snatch a sleep on board before the crew joins in the morning.
So soon,' says he, 'as I am gone, and the house is redd up and the gear
disposed of' (all which, Davie, hath been done), 'give my boy this letter into his hand, and start him off to the house of Shaws, not far from Cramond.
The steam gear
clattered, stopped, clattered again; and the helmsman's eyeballs seemed to project out of a hungry face as if the compass card behind the binnacle glass had been meat.
At the same time the chauffeur attempted to start his machine, but it was evident that something had gone wrong, as though the gears
refused to mesh, and the delay caused by this, while he pushed the lever into reverse and backed the car a few inches before again attempting to go ahead, gave the nurse time to reach the side of the taxicab.
Struck in mid-air, a trifle of a flying machine, all its delicate gears
tangled and disrupted, Cocky fell to the floor in a shower of white feathers, which, like snowflakes, eddied slowly down after, and after the plummet-like descent of the cat, so that some of them came to rest on her back, startling her tense nerves with their gentle impact and making her crouch closer while she shot a swift glance around and overhead for any danger that might threaten.