All hands obeyed, and at once the eight or ten seamen who composed the crew, sprang to their respective stations at the spanker brails and outhaul, topsail sheets and halyards, the jib
downhaul, and the topsail clewlines and buntlines.
Dollars an' cents better," returned the man-o'-war's man, doing something to a big jib
with a wooden spar tied to it.
She inquired of the gardener where his boy was, but he smiled, and said: 'He has just come home on his three- legged horse, and the others have been mocking him, and crying: "Here comes our hobblety jib
Pausing long enough to let go the jib
halyards, and just as the Reindeer cleared and began to drift astern, I leaped aboard the junk with a line and made fast.
There were the times I brought the Razzle Dazzle in with a bigger load of oysters than any other two-man craft; there was the time when we raided far down in Lower Bay, and mine was the only craft back at daylight to the anchorage off Asparagus Island; there was the Thursday night we raced for market and I brought the Razzle Dazzle in without a rudder, first of the fleet, and skimmed the cream of the Friday morning trade; and there was the time I brought her in from Upper Bay under a jib
, when Scotty burned my mainsail.
At the corner of the gloomy passage a rigged jib
boom with a dolphin-striker ending in an arrow-head stuck out of the night close to a cast iron lamp-post.