HAUL


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“I don’t know, Benjamin,” returned the sheriff; “a haul of one thousand Otsego bass, without counting pike, pickerel, perch, bull- pouts, salmon-trouts, and suckers, is no bad fishing, let me tell you.
The men rushed to the water’s edge, some seizing the upper rope, and some the lower or lead rope, and began to haul with great activity and zeal, A deep semicircular sweep of the little balls that supported the seine in its perpendicular position was plainly visible to the spectators, and, as it rapidly lessened in size, the bag of the net appeared, while an occasional flutter on the water announced the uneasiness of the prisoners it contained.
"They'll be biting soon as fast as we can haul 'em in," he said.
One day, on the mud-flat side of the Rock Wall, an Italian fishing boat hauled up on the sand dredged from the channel.
Dan hauled in the painter, and dropped lightly on to the bottom boards, while Harvey tumbled clumsily after.
But the big flat fish was gaffed and hauled in at last.
However, that aside, it was a good haul, anyway, and will breed a handsome crop of reputation in Arthur's court.
Then trust in the winds without care, and haul your swift ship down to the sea and put all the freight no board; but make all haste you can to return home again and do not wait till the time of the new wine and autumn rain and oncoming storms with the fierce gales of Notus who accompanies the heavy autumn rain of Zeus and stirs up the sea and makes the deep dangerous.
He shouted Borckman to come aft and haul in the whaleboat, while he hurried below for his electric torch and a boat compass.
The frigate, immediately upon coming to an anchor, got springs on her cables, and with he guns; cast loose and her men at their quarters, lay in the circular basin of Papeete, with her broadside bearing upon the devoted town; while her numerous cutters, hauled in order alongside, were ready to effect a landing, under cover of her batteries.
We reefed the fore-sail and set him, and hauled aft the fore-sheet; the helm was hard a-weather.
So they hauled the life-boat back into its house, and were spared to the service of their country.