LAUNCH


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She's not that old green launch with a yellow line, very broad in the beam?"
A large launch, with two standing lugs, lay under the lea of the schooner; and into this the strange assortment of goods were swung.
It came from the direction of the launch, and in an instant we three were running for the boat as fast as our legs would carry us.
P.M., the projectile launched by the Columbiad of Stones Hill had been detected by Messrs.
Somewhere in all those wasted muscles of his was enough strength, if he could gather it all at once, to up-end the boat and launch it.
But not until Johnny and the launch crew arrived breathless from their run, did he learn.
30 October, night.--I am writing this in the light from the furnace door of the steam launch. Lord Godalming is firing up.
"Steam launch, coming!" one of us would cry out, on sighting the enemy in the distance; and, in an instant, everything was got ready to receive her.
18th), he once more launched his bull boat, and proceeded down the Yellowstone, which inclined in an east-northeast direction.
Timid people took fright at the idea of a shot weighing 20,000 pounds being launched into space; they asked what cannon could ever transmit a sufficient velocity to such a mighty mass.
One day, then, as Allworthy was walking in his garden, the doctor came to him, and, with great gravity of aspect, and all the concern which he could possibly affect in his countenance, said, "I am come, sir, to impart an affair to you of the utmost consequence; but how shall I mention to you what it almost distracts me to think of!" He then launched forth into the most bitter invectives both against men and women; accusing the former of having no attachment but to their interest, and the latter of being so addicted to vicious inclinations that they could never be safely trusted with one of the other sex.
There was nothing to vouch for her soundness and the worth of her character, but the reputation of the building-yard whence she was launched headlong into the world of waters.