Neither before nor since have I felt a ship roll
so abruptly, so violently, so heavily.
Thus the energy developed by good fighting men is as the momentum of a round stone rolled
down a mountain thousands of feet in height.
Jerry was so secure in his nook that he did not roll
All this time, the roll
of the drum had been approaching through Cornhill, louder and deeper, till with reverberations from house to house, and the regular tramp of martial footsteps, it burst into the street.
a thousand waves to the rocks, so Swaran's host came on.
Fitted up with three tables for the purposes of play, and crowded with players and lookers on, it was, although the largest place of the kind upon the course, intensely hot, notwithstanding that a portion of the canvas roof was rolled
back to admit more air, and there were two doors for a free passage in and out.
Both tackles were hooked in a trice, and the three men, deftly timing the roll
, made a simultaneous leap aboard the schooner.
Several times Condon attempted to draw the lad into a card game; but his victim was not interested, and the black looks of several of the other men passengers decided the American to find other means of transferring the boy's bank roll
to his own pocket.
The Saw-Horse now became quiet, and held its legs rigid; so that Tip, after several efforts, was able to roll
him over and set him upright.
On the contrary, the coach begins to roll
back upon No.
When gliding by the Bashee isles we emerged at last upon the great South Sea; were it not for other things, I could have greeted my dear Pacific with uncounted thanks, for now the long supplication of my youth was answered; that serene ocean rolled
eastwards from me a thousand leagues of blue.
His coat was pulled off, and he was rolled
up in a bundle, and tied with string in very hard knots.