Here we spent many hours each day, catching fish and playing on the logs
, and here, one day, we learned our first lessons in navigation.
By and by along comes part of a log
raft -- nine logs
When she found that her husband had used her clothesline, and the logs
she had wanted for firewood, and the boards she had intended to mend the shed with, and a lot of gold nails, she became very angry.
He came here a-fishing, and used an old log
canoe which he found on the shore.
Hundreds of dressed deodar logs
had caught on a snag of rock, and the river was bringing down more logs
every minute to complete the blockade.
The party gradually drew together about the heap of ashes and the ends of smoking logs
; while a dim flame in the centre of the ruin, which still found fuel to feed its lingering life, threw its pale light, flickering with the passing currents of the air, around the circle—now showing a face with eyes fixed in astonishment, and then glancing to another countenance, leaving the former shaded in the obscurity of night.
Daylight sent word out over the trails and passes for the newcomers to bring down log-rafts, and, as a result, the summer of 1897 saw his sawmills working day and night, on three shifts, and still he had logs
left over with which to build cabins.
Turning towards the hearth, where the two logs
had fallen apart, and sent forth only a red uncertain glimmer, he seated himself on his fireside chair, and was stooping to push his logs
together, when, to his blurred vision, it seemed as if there were gold on the floor in front of the hearth.
Perhaps, in Jerry's brain, the rising into the foreground of consciousness of an image of a log
awash connoted more intimate and fuller comprehension of the thing being thought about, than did the word "crocodile," and its accompanying image, in the foreground of a human's consciousness.
With these words, he grabbed the log
with both hands and started to knock it about unmercifully.
While now the fated Pequod had been so long afloat this voyage, the log
and line had but very seldom been in use.
The captain sat down to his log
, and here is the beginning of the entry: