The first Rhine steamer was launched in 1817; and now the river is regularly traversed by upwards of a hundred, from the small tug up to the passenger saloon-steamer.
His gentle tug was all the encouragement she needed.
Brady stretched a muscular arm across the table beside him to tug the box out of his other uniform.
Party first in a small steamer from South Georgia, then in a trawler from Montevideo, then in a little motor schooner from Punta Arenas, all of which were driven back by the ice floes near the South Shetlands, and finally in the " Yelcho," a tug from Punta Arenas, in which he reached the island on Aug.
Donnie continued to tug and look up at his mother.
A towing chain, laid in the bed of the river, extends from Hamburg to Aussig, and by this means, as by paddle-tug haulage, large barges are brought from the port of Hamburg into the heart of Bohemia.
Fork, the Tug, which separates it from West Virginia, and by Virginia; S.E.
She tried to tug her hand from his, but he held on firmly.
In connexion with this traffic there is a large fleet of tug boats; but steamor petroleum-propelled barges are becoming more common.
She only made it a few steps away from him when she felt a tug on her back belt loop.
Enjoying their game of tug-of-war, he released her.
Tug... the closer she got to the barn, the braver the wild dogs got.
It is a modern commercial town, having a school of arts and crafts, several churches, and large government yards for the building of river steamers, lighters and tug-boats.
Young boys compete with other boys in sports and races and tug-of-wars and, well, in everything, because that is simply how they are wired.
Tug, scream, shine the flashlight, throw the pitchfork toward the barn.
(literally, pull, tug, trekken, to draw or pull), to leave a place, to take a journey; also the distance covered in a journey.
When they came out onto the beaten highroad--polished by sleigh runners and cut up by rough-shod hoofs, the marks of which were visible in the moonlight--the horses began to tug at the reins of their own accord and increased their pace.
There was a tug at her neck, and she touched it, surprised to find the necklace gone.
The last thing she remembered was sitting down on the bed to tug her wet jeans off her bare feet.
She wasn't sure why she was bothering with the tug-of-war battle with him, except that she hoped she was able to hide what she sought and make it easier for her to get.
It began to pull and tug, and lo, the wires broke, and off went the great red dragon, and poor Dr. Bell stood looking forlornly after it.
One tug on the rope confirmed to Dean his sole route of escape was down, not up.