All the men save a small crew rowed to the beach of sugary sands.
For it is impossible to accept the theory of one writer that they sailed or rowed round the continent - a journey requiring enormous maritime skill, which, according to the theory, they must have promptly lost.
All were built to be rowed, were flat-bottomed, and of shallow draft so as to be able to navigate close to the shore, and to take the ground without hurt.
Distichon), two-rowed barley.
Sativum, subsp. hexastichum, six-rowed barley (the H.
Sativum, subsp. vulgare, bere, bigg or four-rowed barley (the H.
Long, the grains thinner and longer than in the two-rowed race, and the awns stiff and firmly adhering to the flowering glume.
This race was formerly used for malt and beer, but owing to its larger amount of gluten as compared with starch it is less adapted for brewing than the two-rowed sorts.
According to Professor Heer these varieties are the common two-rowed (H.
Distichum), the large six-rowed (H.
Densum), and the small six-rowed (H.
After receiving his early education in Paris, he was sent to Rugby, and thence proceeded to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was second classic and chancellor's medallist, and rowed for the university in the winning boat against Oxford.
When the sea is very smooth visitors may be rowed directly into the cave, but the more usual landing-place is near the Clamshell Cave, where the columns have been worn down until they form a kind of terrace running all the way to Fingal's Cave.
Willingly linked to the dying power of Spain, were already decadent, and on the 10th of January 1615 a great Portuguese armada, consisting of six great galleons, three smaller ships, two galleys and sixty rowed barges, was defeated for the second time in Swally roads by Captain Nicholas Downton, in command of four British vessels.
There is better, but still slender, reason for the belief that it was here, and not at Chester, that five kings of the Cymry rowed Edgar in a barge as a sign of his sovereignty (A.D.
Then four of the sailors rowed him to the shore and left him there.