There he sees the cable
ranged, the windlass disconnected, the compressors opened; and there, after giving his own last order, "Stand clear of the cable
The emperor concluded me to be drowned, and that the enemy's fleet was approaching in a hostile manner: but he was soon eased of his fears; for the channel growing shallower every step I made, I came in a short time within hearing, and holding up the end of the cable
, by which the fleet was fastened, I cried in a loud voice, "Long live the most puissant king of Lilliput
This oil-filled type of cable
carried the telephone business safely through half a dozen years.
But Porthos was not a man to abandon an old servant, and when Musqueton rose above the water, blind as a new-born puppy, he found he was supported by the large hand of Porthos and that he was thus enabled, without having occasion even to move, to advance toward the cable
with the dignity of a very triton.
Have dismissed Cathcart for incompetence - road started - progress magnificent," he wired one week, and shortly afterwards a message came back - "Cathcart cables
resigned - scheme impossible - shares dropping - wire reply.
I was as positive that the other end of that little cable
protruded through the surface of the inner world as I am that I sit here today in my study--when about midnight of the fourth day I was awakened by the sound of the instrument.
The series of soundings taken by the Susquehanna, had for its aim the finding of a favorable spot for the laying of a submarine cable
to connect the Hawaiian Islands with the coast of America.
Had she been any other boat Disko would have taken his chances, but now he cut the cable
as the Carrie Pitman, with all the North Atlantic to play in, lurched down directly upon them.
With a rattling song the starboard watch bent to their work and hove the cable
short, then got the anchor home, and our bark moved off with a stately stride, and soon was bowling along at about two knots an hour.
At dawn she got up and went listlessly and sat down on the cable
In truth, he saw nothing-unless he were wizard enough to detect a poignant wish, a powerful longing that the cable
car would never stop anywhere, but go on and on with her forever.
The audience dispersed at last, discussing how far they would enjoy crossing an abyss on a wire cable