Now, an anchor
is never cast, and to take a liberty with technical language is a crime against the clearness, precision, and beauty of perfected speech.
lay among the reefs until the 14th, and not until the 20th did he cast anchor
within the barrier in the harbour of Vanou.
The vessel was slowly rising and now the anchor
was beyond the blacks who faced me and several feet above their heads.
As I hinted before, this whalebone marquee was never pitched except in port; and on board the Pequod, for thirty years, the order to strike the tent was well known to be the next thing to heaving up the anchor
So the Doctor told Chee-Chee to pull up the anchor
and the voyage began.
Last of all, so far as concerned the Solomons, her anchor
rumbled down and bit into the coral-sanded bottom of the harbour of Tulagi, where, ashore on Florida Island, lived and ruled the Resident Commissioner.
It was not worth while to anchor
till they were sure of good ground.
The Eleanor remained some few days at anchor
here, and an apparently friendly intercourse was kept up with the inhabitants.
A nigger was kicking the bucket when I dropped anchor
Two hours afterwards, the other vessels had overtaken the flagship, and the three, not venturing perhaps to enter the narrow entrance of the harbor, cast anchor
between Havre and La Heve.
On the 16th of February, the Resolute cast anchor
The sight of the mouth of the Ugambi filled Rokoff with renewed hope, for there, upon the yellow waters of the bay, floated the Kincaid at anchor