I feel more like a ship's sailor in a storm, with shredded sails with someone handing me a needle and thread.
Once aboard my flight I spent the next several hours squeezed between a talkative sailor and a woman with a fussy child.
We try to keep water in the base but the tree drinks it as fast as a sailor on a twelve hour leave.
From a shipwrecked English sailor he met with, who had lived with the savages, he heard of the river Brisbane.
THOMAS MACDONOUGH (1786-1825), American sailor, was born in the state of Delaware, his father being an officer of the Continental Army, and entered the United States navy in 1800.
Prince Louis of Battenberg, a most patriotic and capable sailor, unjustly attacked because of his German origin, tendered his resignation as First Sea Lord, and Mr. Churchill put in his place the indefatigable veteran, Lord Fisher.
The people were soldiers and little else; even the sailor belonged to Babylonia.
The tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor in the Red Sea was a piece of simpler writing, not unpicturesque, of the marvellous type of a Sindbad story.
His earliest governesses were the wives of a tailor and a vintner from the Dutch settlement; a sailor called Norman taught him the rudiments of navigation; and, when he grew older, he was placed under the care of a Hungarian refugee, Janos Zeikin, who seems to have been a conscientious teacher.
In the following year Estevan Gomez, a Portuguese sailor in the service of the emperor Charles V., in his reputed voyage southward from Labrador, is said to have made note of the Hudson and Delaware rivers.
A sailor brought them to Los Angeles and I gave him nine tickets to the circus for them.
"I should like to be a sailor," said George Washington.
If he begins as a common sailor, he will never be anything else.
"I would rather live alone on a desert island than be a sailor on this ship," he said.
"Oh, I wish I could be a sailor!" he said.
"No, no, I am going to be a sailor; I am going to see the world" he said.
I am going to be a sailor and nothing else.
It is by a mathematical point only that we are wise, as the sailor or the fugitive slave keeps the polestar in his eye; but that is sufficient guidance for all our life.
Even the sailor on the Atlantic and Pacific is awakened by his voice; but its shrill sound never roused me from my slumbers.
A soldier on the march is hemmed in and borne along by his regiment as much as a sailor is by his ship.
However far he has walked, whatever strange, unknown, and dangerous places he reaches, just as a sailor is always surrounded by the same decks, masts, and rigging of his ship, so the soldier always has around him the same comrades, the same ranks, the same sergeant major Ivan Mitrich, the same company dog Jack, and the same commanders.
The sailor rarely cares to know the latitude in which his ship is sailing.