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  • Before he set sail for Egypt, the French had taken possession of Rome.
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  • I don't know how to sail!
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  • The industries include shipbuilding, rope and sail making and iron founding.
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  • Ship and boat building, rope and sail making, and brewing are carried on.
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  • He thought how grand it would be to sail and sail on the wide blue sea.
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  • Theobald was followed (1240-1241) by Richard of Cornwall, the brother of Henry III., who, like his predecessor, had to sail in the teeth of papal prohibitions; but neither of the two achieved any permanent result, except the fortification of Ascalon.
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  • Must of the merchandise and passengers bound for and hailing from foreign ports sail under foreign flags.
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  • He intended that Spain should very soon have ready twenty-eight sail of the line - "ce qui est certes bien peu de chose" - so as to drive away the British squadrons, and then he would strike "de grands coups" in the autumn.
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  • In most situations, cruises sail in November and December.
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  • However, you don't have to sail the entire waterway.
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  • There were Genoese ships in St Simeon's harbour in the spring of 1098 and at Jaffa in 1099; in 1099 Dagobert, the archbishop of Pisa, led a fleet from his city to the Holy Land; and in i ioo there came to Jaffa a Venetian fleet of 200 sail, whose leaders promised Venetian assistance in return for freedom from tolls and a third of each town they helped to conquer.
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  • The man who ten years before and a year later was considered an outlawed brigand is sent to an island two days' sail from France, which for some reason is presented to him as his dominion, and guards are given to him and millions of money are paid him.
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  • Even more than choosing an itinerary or destination, choosing which ship to sail on affects the type of vacation experience you can expect.
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  • Disney Cruise Line offers a four-night Bahamas cruise that sets sail from Port Canaveral, Florida, with one day in Castaway Cay, one day at sea, and one day in Nassau.
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  • Christian cruises sail to various locations around the world, including Hawaii.
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  • Carnival cruises departing from New Orleans typically sail from late May through February.
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  • One quick way to save money if you're taking your family on an MSC Caribbean cruise is to sail during the winter season.
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  • The gradual supplanting of sail by steamships has made Malta a coaling station of primary importance.
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  • He determined the "elastic curve," which is formed by an elastic plate or rod fixed at one end and bent by a weight applied to the other, and which he showed to be the same as the curvature of an impervious sail filled with a liquid (lintearia).
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  • In May forty sail of their war-ships appeared off Dover under command of Martin Harpertzoon Tromp - then the best known of their admirals.
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  • But the pursuit of the English fleet was feeble, and the retreat of the Dutch was ably covered by Cornelius van Tromp, son of Martin Tromp. Much scandal was caused by the mysterious circumstances in which an order to shorten sail was given in the English flagship, and doubts were expressed of the courage of the duke of York.
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  • By May a Dutch fleet of some eighty sail was at sea, preparing to watch the English, and unite with the French.
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  • A fleet of 60 sail was with difficulty got together under the duke of York, who now went to sea for the second time.
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  • The Dutch, who had to contend with an overwhelming French invasion on shore, nevertheless fitted out a fleet of 70 to 80 sail of the line and the command was given to De Ruyter.
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  • Spain, unable to defend its possessions singlehanded, appealed to the Dutch for naval help. In September 1675 De Ruyter was sent into the Mediterranean with 18 sail of the line and four fire-ships.
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  • He cruised off Messina to intercept the supplies which were being brought to the French garrison by a fleet of 20 sail under the command of Abraham Duquesne.
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  • He himself did not get to Stockholm, as the Sailors' and Firemen's Union, whose distrust of Germany was based on practical knowledge of her crimes at sea, refused to permit him to sail.
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  • Satisfied that his usefulness in England was at an end, Franklin entrusted his agencies to the care of Arthur Lee, and on the 21st of March 1775 again set sail for Philadelphia.
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  • He collected all the money he could command, between £3000 and £4000, lent it to Congress before he set sail, and arrived at Paris on the 22nd of December.
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  • Thanks to the efforts of Daunou and others his name was removed from the list of emigres, and he set sail for Europe in November 1795.
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  • The sangada, with its platform and sail, belonging to the Brazilian coast, is spoken of as a good seaworthy craft.
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  • These eremites also navigated the sea north of Iceland on their first arrival, and found it ice-free for one day's sail, after which they came to the ice-wall.
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  • When Dion set sail from Zacynthus with the object of liberating Syracuse from the tyrannis, Philistus was entrusted with the command of the fleet, but he was defeated and put to death (356).
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  • Instead of showing the Romans the caravan route, he induced them to sail from Cleopatris to Leucocome, and then led them by a circuitous way through waterless regions, so that they reached South Arabia too much weakened to effect anything.
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  • But ' This was the 2nd Army, waiting in the port of Chinampo for the moment to sail for Pitszewo.
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  • On the 5th of December Ibrahim again set sail, and reached Suda without striking a blow.
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  • Engineering, oil-cake, tobacco, sail and rope works are the principal industries in the town.
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  • In July 1361 Valdemar set sail from Denmark at the head of a great fleet, defeated a peasant army before Visby, and a few days later the burgesses of Visby made a breach in their walls through which the Danish monarch passed in triumph.
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  • Tristan and Iseult set sail for Cornwall, Iseult accompanied by her waiting-woman, Brangaene (who, in some versions, is also a kinswoman), to whose care the queen, skilled in magic arts, confides a love-potion.
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  • Ultimately, while assisting his brother-in-law in an intrigue with the wife of a neighbouring knight, Tristan is wounded by a poisoned arrow; unable to find healing, and being near to death, he sends a messenger to bring Queen Iseult to his aid; if successful the ship which brings her is to have a white sail, if she refuses to come, a black.
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  • Iseult of the white hand overhears this, and when the ship returns, bringing Iseult to her lover's aid, either through jealousy or by pure inadvertence (both versions are given), she tells Tristan that the sail is black, whereon, despairing of seeing his love again, the hero turns his face to the wall and dies.
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  • A prayer was offered that "for us and all who sail thereon the sea may be calm and quiet," whereupon the doge and the others were solemnly aspersed with holy water, the rest of which was thrown into the sea while the priests chanted "Purge me with hyssop and I shall be clean."
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  • Returning to Rome, he held the dictatorship for eleven days, was elected consul for 48 B.C., and set sail for Epirus at Brundisium on the 4th of January.
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  • In November, however, he was obliged to sail for Spain, where the sons of Pompey still held out.
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  • On the 13th of April it despatched a squadron of twelve sail of the line and four frigates from Toulon to America under the command of the Count d'Estaing.
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  • The British government, having neglected to occupy the Straits of Gibraltar in time, despatched Admiral Byron from Plymouth on the 9th of June with thirteen sail of the line to join Admiral (Lord) Howe, Sir William's brother, in America, and collected a strong force at home, called the Western Squadron, under Viscount Keppel.
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  • In European waters the Channel had been invaded by a combined French and Spanish fleet of sixty-six sail of the line, Spain having now joined the coalition against Great Britain.
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  • Only thirty-five sail of the line could be collected against them under the command of Admiral Digby.
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  • In March 1898 the desired permission was granted, and the first party of Doukhobors, 1126 in number, were able in the summer of 1898 to sail from Batum for Cyprus, which was originally chosen for their settlement because at that time funds were not sufficient for transferring them to any other British territory.
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  • On the other hand, Haakon IV., king of Norway, at once to restrain the independence of his jarls and to keep in check the ambition of the Scottish kings, set sail in 1263 on a great expedition, which, however, ended disastrously at Largs.
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  • The twelve constellations of the zodiac form an ingenious machine, a great wheel with buckets, which pour into the sun and moon, those shining ships that sail continually through space, the portions of light set free from the world.
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  • For a year he relinquished himself to her endearments, and when he determined to leave, she instructed him how to sail to the land of shades which lay on the verge of the ocean stream, in order to learn his fate from the prophet Teiresias.
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  • On his return to Peru, Mendana endeavoured to organize another expedition to colonize the islands, but it was not before June 1595 that he, with Pedro Quiros as second in command, was able to set sail for this purpose.
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  • Smith, writing in the Philosophical Transactions for 1683-1684, says of the Turks (p. 439), "They have no genius for Seavoyages, and consequently are very raw and unexperienced in the art of Navigation, scarce venturing to sail out of sight of land.
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  • There are iron foundries, breweries, distilleries, rope and sail works, coachbuilding yards, steam joinery works, and brick and tile works.
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  • When Troy was captured he set sail for Ithaca, but was carried by unfavourable winds to the coast of Africa.
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  • In 1548 the queen of six years old was betrothed to the dauphin Francis, and set sail for France, where she arrived on the 15th of August.
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  • At least as early as the 3rd century B.C. the custom was introduced of spreading the peplus like a sail on the mast of a ship, which was rolled on a machine in the procession.
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  • Transports containing 7000 troops, to be led by Marshal Saxe, accompanied by the young prince, were in readiness to set sail for England.
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  • It consisted of fifty-three sail in all, of which eighteen were of the line.
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  • The nominal strength of the Russian fleet was eighty-three sail of the line, of the Danish twenty-three, and of the Swedish eighteen.
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  • He therefore proposed that he should be detached with ten sail of the line, and the frigates and small craft, to pass between the Middle Ground and Saltholm Flat, and assail the Danish line at the southern end while the remainder of the fleet engaged the Trekroner battery from the north.
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  • He might have run past them by the use of sail and oar to escape, but with the true spirit of a Norse warrior he refused to flee, and turned to give battle with the eleven ships immediately about him.
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  • He attacked Bankipur and the garrison of only fourteen persons set sail for Europe.
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  • In the great gale of 1799 seventy sail, including the "York," 74 guns, were wrecked off the reef, and this disaster compelled the authorities to take steps to protect shipping.
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  • But in 1796, the Directory having offered to release his mother and his two brothers, who had been kept in prison since the Terror, on condition that he went to America, he set sail for the United States, and in October settled in Philadelphia, where in February 1 797 he was joined by his brothers the duc de Montpensier and the comte de Beaujolais.
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  • After finishing his studies in the Egyptian capital he set sail for Greece; but the ship was driven by contrary winds to Italy, and he seized the opportunity of paying a flying visit to Rome.
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  • Relations between Spain and the United States became strained, and war seemed imminent; but on the 8th of December the Spanish government agreed to surrender the "Virginius" on the 16th, to deliver the survivors of the crew and passengers to an American war-ship at Santiago, and to salute the American flag at Santiago on the 25th if it should not be proved before that date that the "Virginius" was not entitled to sail under American colours.
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  • The expedition sailed on the 8th of October 1 202, three hundred sail in all, with the aged Dandolo himself in command.
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  • After wintering at Zara the fleet set sail on the 7th of April 1203, and on the 23rd of June anchored in the Bosporus.
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  • Belhiard, who had been left in charge at Cairo, was assailed on two sides by the British forces under General John Hely Hutchinson (afterwards 2nd earl of Donoughmore), and the Turkish under Ytisuf Pasha; after negotiations Belhiard agreed to evacuate Cairo and to sail with his 13,734 troops to France.
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  • Thus it was the desire to secure his Jutish kingdom which induced Harold Klak, in 826, to sail up the Rhine to Ingelheim, and there accept baptism, with his wife, his son Godfred and 400 of his suite, acknowledging the emperor as his overlord, and taking back with him to Denmark the missionary monk Ansgar.
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  • The Danes, finding their position on the continent becoming more and more precarious, crossed to England in two divisions, amounting in the aggregate to 330 sail, and entrenched themselves, the larger body at Appledore and the lesser under Haesten at Milton in Kent.
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  • The industries include rope and sail making, boat-building, brewing and fishing.
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  • But the town offered a vigorous resistance, and the Athenians were obliged to sail away after a siege of twenty-six days, during which they had laid the island waste.
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  • When Ignatius de Loyola (q.v..) set sail in 1523 from Venice to Palestine, only some thirteen souls could be mustered on the pilgrim-ship, while eight or nine others sailed with the Venetian state-vessel as far as Cyprus.
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  • The ship that was to bring Iseult to the mortally wounded Tristram was to hoist a white sail if she was on board, a black sail if she was not.
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  • The viking ship had but one large and heavy square sail.
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  • They sail well and are weatherly craft.
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  • Congress twice offered him an appointment as one of the plenipotentiaries to negotiate peace with England, but, though he accepted the second offer, the business was so far advanced before he could sail that his appointment was recalled.
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  • From Patala the admiral Nearchos was to sail round the coast to the Euphrates, while Alexander himself marched through the wilds of Gedrosia, or modern Makran.
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  • In 1492 Christopher Columbus set sail under the Spanish flag to seek India beyond the Atlantic, bearing with him a letter to the great khan of Tartary.
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  • In 1505 a large fleet of twenty sail and fifteen hundred men was Decline of Mogul Empire.
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  • After some negotiation an armistice was concluded and a capitulation agreed upon, whereby the castles were to be evacuated, the hostages liberated and the garrisons free to remain in Naples unmolested or to sail for Toulon.
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  • They accordingly built a fleet at Naupactus, but before they set sail, Aristodemus was struck by lightning (or shot by Apollo) and the fleet destroyed, because one of the Heraclidae had slain an Acarnanian soothsayer.
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  • In 1529, by the treaty of Zaragosa, Spain relinquished to Portugal all claims to the Moluccas and agreed that no Spaniard should trade or sail west of a meridian drawn 297 leagues east of the Moluccas.
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  • In the spring of 55 2 Narses set sail from Salona on the Dalmatian coast with a large and well-appointed army.
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  • The Russian squadron was detained by contrary winds, and before it could sail peremptory orders arrived from the tsar for it to remain until Ibrahim should have repassed the Taurus mountains.
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  • The Catalogue of the Ships begins with Boeotia; the list of Boeotian towns is much the longest; and they sail, not from the bay of Argos, but from the Boeotian harbour of Aulis.
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  • Rule Vi.-Carrying Press Of Sail-Damage To Or Loss Of Sails Damage to or loss of sails and spars, or either of them, caused by forcing a ship off the ground or by driving her higher up the ground, for the common safety, shall be made good as G.A.; but where a ship is afloat, no loss or damage caused to the ship, cargo and freight, or any of them, by carrying a press of sail, shall be made good as G.A.
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  • Thence they sail up the Rhine by way of Cologne to Basel, at which place they make fast their vessels and proceed on foot to Rome.
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  • Though superior in force, D'Estaing would not attack the English in the roadstead, but set sail to attack Savannah.
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  • In 1840 Millet went back to Greville, where he painted "Sailors Mending a Sail" and a few other pictures - reminiscences of Cherbourg life.
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  • As large vessels can sail up to the town, it is a trade centre for the products of the districts along the banks of the Barito and Martapura, such as benzoin, rattans, wax, gold, diamonds, iron and weapons.
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  • By prodigies of energy the Spanish commander held out till August 1791, when the Spanish government having made terms with the bey of Algiers, he was allowed to set sail for Spain with his guns and ammunition.
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  • Till the 18th century ships were not allowed to sail round Cape Horn, so that the Chileans had to trade indirectly through Peru and the Argentine.
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  • Merchant-ships were allowed to sail direct to Chile, trade with France was sometimes permitted, and a large batch of hardy emigrants was sent out from the Biscay provinces of Spain.
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  • Thus it was possible, as says the remnant of an hieroglyphic inscription there discovered, for ships to sail direct from the Nile to Persia, over Saba.
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  • At Bushire, on the 1st of December, the Persian governor of Fars, Ala ad-daula, committed a breach of diplomatic etiquette which induced Lord Curzon to sail away without landing.
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  • In 428 or 429 the whole nation set sail for Africa, upon an invitation received by their king from Bonifacius, count of Africa, who had fallen into disgrace with the court of Ravenna Gunderic was now dead, and supreme power was in the hands of his bastard brother, who is generally known in history as Genseric, though the more correct form of his name is Gaiseric. This man, short of stature and with limping gait, but with a great natural capacity for war and dominion, reckless of human life and unrestrained by conscience or pity, was for fifty years the hero of the Vandal race and the terror of Constantinople and Rome.
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  • After fully three months' imprisonment they were released on the demand of the dey of Algiers, and again set sail for Marseilles on the 28th of November, but when within sight of their port they were driven back by a northerly wind to Bougie on the coast of Africa.
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  • After six months' stay in Algiers he once again, on the 21st of June 1809, set sail for Marseilles, where he had to undergo a monotonous and inhospitable quarantine in the lazaretto, before his difficulties were over.
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  • He set sail from Shoreham on the 15th of October 1651, and landed at Fecamp in Normandy the next day.
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  • The birds flap their wings on rising from the ground, but after attaining a moderate elevation they seem to sail on the air, Charles Darwin having watched them for half an hour without once observing a flap of their wings.
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  • In 1415 a Portuguese fleet, commanded by the king and the three princes, set sail for Ceuta.
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  • Accordingly in June 1654 he set sail for Lisbon to plead the cause of the Indians, and in April 1655 he obtained from the king a series of decrees which placed the missions under the Company of Jesus, with himself as their superior, and prohibited the enslavement of the natives, except in certain specified cases.
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  • Refusing to remain with Dido, queen of Carthage, who in despair puts an end to her life, he sets sail from Africa, and after seven years' wandering lands at the mouth of the Tiber.
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  • They got together a band of about twenty men ready to sacrifice their lives for an idea, and set sail on their desperate venture on the 1 2th of June 1844.
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  • He calls it the most northerly of the British Isles and says that he reached it after six days' sail from Britain: it was inhabited, but produced little; corn grew there sparingly and ripened ill; in summer the nights were long and bright.
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  • Besides railway communication Michigan has a coast line of about 1600 m., along which vessels of 2000 tons can sail and find several good harbours, the water communication having been extended and improved by several canals, among which are the Sault Ste.
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  • At last it is determined that Pantagruel and his followers (Friar John has reappeared in the suite of the prince) shall set sail to consult the Oracle of the Dive Bouteille.
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  • After appointing a regency in Bar and Lorraine, he visited his provinces of Anjou and Provence, and in 1438 set sail for Naples, which had been held for him by the Duchess Isabel.
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  • There are also rope and sail works, iron-foundries, saw-mills, breweries and tanneries.
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  • When at last she was ready to sail she was delayed by contrary winds.
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  • An allied force of 37 British sail of the line, under command of the earl of Torrington (Arthur Herbert), and of 2 2 Dutch under C. Evertsen, was at anchor under the headland, while a French fleet of over 70 sail, commanded by the comte de Tourville, was anchored some miles off to the south-west.
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  • As his fleet was only 57 sail in all he was not able to engage the enemy from end to end, but as the French were arranged in a line from east to west he could have fallen on the end nearest him, and could have guarded himself by telling off a part of his ships to watch the remainder.
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  • William Dampier (c. 1688) and others speak of the number of foreign merchants settled there - English, Dutch, Danes, Portuguese, Chinese, &c. Dampier says the anchorage was rarely without ten or fifteen sail of different nations, bringing vast quantities of rice, as well as silks, chintzes, muslins and opium.
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  • It consisted of 50o sail, of which 250 were galleys, and among these a hundred were greater than any then used in Europe.
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  • Borelli's artificial wing, it will be remembered, consists of a rigid rod in front and a flexible sail behind.
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  • In his theology of nature he describes a schematic wing as consisting of a rigid ribbing in front, and a flexible sail behind.
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  • It will suffice if such a sail elevates and lowers itself successively.
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  • He describes two artificial wings, the one composed of a rigid rod and sail - the rod representing the stiff anterior margin of the wing; the sail, which is made of paper bordered with cardboard, the flexible posterior margin.
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  • It lowers itself - the front part of the wing strongly resists, the sail which follows it being flexible yields.
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  • Carried by the ribbing (the anterior margin of the wing) which lowers itself, the sail or posterior margin of the wing being raised meanwhile by the air, which sets it straight again, the sail will take an intermediate position and incline itself about 45° plus or minus according to circumstances.
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  • Beneath the tail is a rudder for directing the course of the machine to the right or to the left; and to facilitate the steering a sail is stretched between two masts which rise from the car.
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  • A merchant vessel laden with Spanish wines was sent to Lough Swilly, and anchoring off Rathmullan, where the boy was residing in the castle of MacSweeny his foster parent, Hugh Roe with some youthful companions was enticed on board, when the ship immediately set sail and conveyed the party to Dublin.
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  • From Cape Town mail steamers sail once a week, or oftener, to Port Elizabeth (436 m., two days) East London (543 m., three days) and Durban (823 m., four or five days); Mossel Bay being called at once a fortnight.
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  • The English andFrench were, however, not very friendly; and in 1629, after the retirement of several of the former to an adjoining island, the remaining colonists were surprised and partly dispersed by the arrival of a Spanish fleet of thirty-nine sail.
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  • The Pacific, hitherto free from their intrusion, showed many sail of merchant vessels, while on land opposition south of the Bay of Panama was of little avail, since few were acquainted with the use of fire-arms. Coxon and seventy men returned as they had gone, but the others, under Sawkins, Sharp and Watling, roamed north and south on islands and mainland, and remained for long ravaging the coast of Peru.
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  • In this same year a Spanish fleet of fourteen sail met, but did not engage, ten buccaneer vessels which were found in the Bay of Panama.
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  • Similar commercial considerations determined the Chians in their attitude towards the Persian conquerors: in 546 they submitted to Cyrus as eagerly as Phocaea resisted him; during the Ionian revolt their fleet of too sail joined the Milesians in offering a desperate opposition at Lade (494).
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  • As a member of the Delian League it had regained its prosperity, being able to equip a fleet of 50 or 60 sail.
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  • Before setting sail he preached in some of the principal London churches, and in order to hear him, crowds assembled at the church doors long before daybreak.
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  • William meanwhile had been unable to sail, because for many weeks the wind had been unfavourable.
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  • Yet so many of his subjects were discontented that he dared not trust himself to the chances of war, and, when the fleet of King Philip was ready to sail, he surprised the world by making a sudden and grovelling submission to the pope.
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  • He also stated that he had taken the cross as a crusader, but could not sail to Palestine as long as his subjects were putting him in restraint.
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  • Even then Norfolk and Hereford refused to sail; but the greater part of the minor magnates consented to serve as stipendiaries.
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  • They had planned to raise a rebellion in the name of the earl of March, in whose cause Wales and the North were to have been called to arms. But March himself refused to stir, and betrayed them to the king, who promptly beheaded them, and set sail five days later.
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  • In September 1679 Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, and Henri de Tonty entered the mouth of the Fox river in the "Griffon," the first ship to sail the Great Lakes.
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  • He was then appointed to the command of the frigate "La Boudeuse" and the transport "L'Etoile," and set sail in December 1766 on a voyage of discovery round the world.
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  • Hence in part arose the maritime character of its inhabitants; and when they had once taken to the sea, the string of neighbouring islands, Ceos, Cythnos and others, some of which lay within sight of their coasts, and from one to another of which it was possible to sail without losing sight of land, served to tempt them on to further enterprises.
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  • Postal connexion is maintained with Denmark by steamers, which sail from Copenhagen and call at Leith.
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  • Accordingly, in 1427 he accepted an invitation from the republic of Venice, and set sail for Italy, intending to resume his professorial career.
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  • Almost everywhere they present to the sea perpendicular cliffs, broken into fantastic forms, affording at every turn, to those who sail along the coast, the most picturesque and varied scenery.
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  • Pisani had been reinforced early in the spring of 1378, but when he was sighted by the Genoese fleet of 25 sail off Pola in Istria on the 7th of May, he was slightly outnumbered, and his crews were still weak.
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  • Having lost his wife Isabella on the 8th of May 1228, Frederick again set sail for Palestine, where he met with considerable success, the result of diplomatic rather than of military skill.
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  • On the 7th of June 1630 the Swedish fleet set sail, and two days after midsummer day, the whole army, 16,000 strong, was disembarked at Peenemiinde.
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  • The hemp fibre has always been valuable for the rope industry, and it was at one time very extensively used in the production of yarns for the manufacture of sail cloth, sheeting, covers, bagging, sacking, &c. Much of the finer quality is still made into cloth, but almost all the coarser quality finds its way into ropes and similar material.
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  • If he is under the influence of alcohol he will not be allowed to sail.
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  • He set sail from England in 1842 - it took him six months by sailing ship to reach the antipodes.
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  • A converted sail shed now houses a stylish tea room and Edwardian and Victorian antiques are to be found in the old engine house.
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  • Tells readers to: " take the wind out of the mission- Aries ' sail.
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  • This was the greatest armada to sail into battle in the history of the world.
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  • Yacht chartering either bareboat or skippered is the perfect solution for those who want to sail at their own pace.
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  • She is the light of birch bark, carved to sail on her soothing rivers.
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  • We will make a large silk cloth billow to create the effect of a sail.
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  • Possibly this would be used to sail the boat upstream.
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  • These were clinker built cutters with a large spread of sail and a very long bowsprit.
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  • Effectively losing his discard, he would have to sail a near faultless regatta to regain his crown.
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  • Sail away to a romantic rendezvous for two or windsurf atop the waves like dolphin at play.
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  • With her fin keel, wheel steering and sloop rig she is an easy boat to sail.
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  • This is either the sail being shown or running rigging.
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  • The ropewalk is unique in Britain, and maybe even the world, as the only working ropewalk from the age of sail.
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  • The intention was to sail a double round robin for each league which would give the competitors more balanced competition.
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  • Each will sail a single round robin with the top three from each advancing to the Quarterfinal Round.
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  • Quickly the crew furl the damaged sail and concentrate on getting us into the dinghy to start the Mull run.
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  • Designed to reflect a billowing sail, this spectacular hotel can only be described as an architectural marvel.
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  • A couple of months later we set sail for the Far East where the ship was to carry the flag of the fleet.
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  • It was assumed that this was a transitional survival between the ancient type and the more modern lateen sail.
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  • O weinyddiaeth sy'n honni ei bod yn gweithredu ar sail tystiolaeth, ni fu unrhyw dystiolaeth yn hynny o beth.
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  • The crew gets a schooner called the Hispaniola and set sail not knowing the problems they will face.
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  • Sinbad (voiced by Brad Pitt) is the most daring and notorious rogue ever to sail the seven seas.
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  • Sail among some of the other islands in the bay with a chance to see the rare white-tailed sea eagle.
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  • Did American Clams Sail to Europe on viking ships?
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  • Well, HE'S dead now, he is--as dead as bilge; and who's to sail this ship, I don't see.
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  • Down at the waterfront, our qualified watersports instructors will help you windsurf, waterski or sail from the gently shelving shore.
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  • For a relatively small boat the Channel 245 has an immense living space, boat with full standing headroom and easy to sail short-handed.
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  • Straight away I got a ' sail away ' bite, which resulted in a small skimmer hooked through the top lip.
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  • Flying Fish trains and recruits yacht skippers and sail, dive, surf, windsurf, ski and snowboard instructors.
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  • How I long to sail " Said the tiny snail.
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  • The Giannis D set sail from Croatia with a cargo of sawn softwood destined for Jeddah.
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  • Setting sail in the evening, we pass by historic Frobisher Bay and head southeast through the narrows.
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  • Look no hands - Taking pictures from the top spreader of a racing yacht's mast while under sail!
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  • In medieval time ships had one single square sail.
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  • Their ships were from 80-100 feet long and used a single square sail beside oars.
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  • A large French fleet set sail bound for London, a rebel stronghold, commanded by Eustace the Monk.
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  • They were due to sail aboard an oil tanker to film for tonight's episode.
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  • Propulsion methods such as the ion thruster and solar sail are examples of alternative propulsion options for spacecraft.
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  • Some people working on sail training ships will not qualify for paid holiday.
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  • An International Fireball is a two person, three sail monohull sailing dinghy, with a single trapeze built in either wood or fiberglass.
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  • He set sail to head into previously uncharted waters not knowing what he may find.
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  • Weather was too unkind to do the trial sail but we did get to have a long talk with owner aboard the boat.
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  • It is however very handy when you sail on a venue that gets weedy in summer like mine.
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  • Find out more » Hove Lagoon Daily Have you ever fancied learning how to sail, windsurf or drive a powerboat?
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  • If you're ready to swim, windsurf or sail, you can rent gear from the club and head into the water.
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  • Cavour, however, obliged the expedition to sail for Palermo.
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  • He set sail for Tuscany to cooperate with the emperor, but on the latter's death (1314) he returned to Sicily.
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  • The stock of the anchor rests on the cat-head when hung outside the ship. The name is also used of a type of a vessel, now obsolete, and formerly used in the coal and timber trade on the north-east coast of England; it had a deep waist and narrow stem; it is still applied to a small rig of sailing boats, with a single mast stepped far forward, with a fore and aft sail.
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  • Uluch Ali then retreated with sail and oar, bringing most of his division off in good order.
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  • This consists of passing a sail, attached to cords, and charged with oakum, wool, and other materials, under the vessel's keel, in such a manner that the suction of the leak may draw the canvas into the aperture, and thus partially stop the vent.
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  • Meanwhile inter-Asiatic intercourse by means of sea-routes had been steadily on the increase since the discovery of the way to utilize the monsoons and to sail directly to and fro across the Indian Ocean (attributed to the Greek pilot Hippalus) had been made.
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  • On the night of the 16th-17th December, Dugommier, Bonaparte, Victor and Muiron headed the storming column which forced its way into the chief battery thrown up by the besieged on the height behind l'Eguillette; and on the next day Hood and Langara set sail, leaving the royalists to the vengeance of the Jacobins.
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  • The conquest of north and central Italy also placed great naval resources at the disposal of France, Venice alone providing nine sail of the line and twelve frigates (see Bonaparte's letter of the 15th of November 1797), Genoa, Spezzia, Leghorn, Civita Vecchia and Ancona also supplied their quota in warships, transports, stores and sailors, with the result that the armada was ready for sea by the middle of May 1798.
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  • Setting sail for Egypt on the 19th of June, he again had the good fortune to elude Nelson and arrived off Alexandria on the 2nd of July.
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  • Out of a citizen body of over 50,000 freemen, reinforced by mercenaries and slaves, a superb fleet exceeding 300 sail and an army of 30,000 drilled soldiers could be mustered.
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  • In June 1572 a fresh Ottoman fleet of 250 sail took the sea; and the jealousy of the allies and the incompetence of their commanders made any repetition of their former victory impossible.
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  • The fisheries of the town are important, including extensive mussel-fisheries under the jurisdiction of the corporation, and there are also breweries, corn-mills, iron and brass foundries, agricultural implement manufactories, ship-building yards, rope and sail works.
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  • Cardinal Jacques de Vitry, bishop of Acon in Palestine, in his History (cap. 89), written about the year 1218, speaks of the magnetic needle as "most necessary for such as sail the sea"; 1 and another French crusader, his contemporary, Vincent de Beauvais, states that the adamant (lodestone) is found in Arabia, and mentions a method of using a needle magnetized by it which is similar to that described by Kibdjaki.
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  • Among the fancy cloths made in cotton may be mentioned: matting, which includes various kinds with some similarity in appearance to a matting texture; matelasse, which is in some degree an imitation of French dress goods of that name; pique, also of French origin, woven in stripes in relief, which cross the width of the piece, and usually finished stiff; Bedford cord, a cheaper variety of pique in which the stripes run the length of the piece; oatmeal cloth, which has an irregular surface suggesting the grain of oatmeal, commonly dyed cream colour; crimp cloth, in which a puckered effect is obtained by uneven shrinkage; grenadine, said to be derived from Granada, a light dress material originally made of silk or silk and wool; brilliant, a dress material, usually with a small raised pattern; leno, possibly a corrupt form of the French linon or lawn, a kind of fancy gauze used for veils, curtains, &c.; lappet, a light material with a figure or pattern as lawn, batiste, serge, huckaback, galloon, and a large number of names are of obvious derivation and use, such as umbrella cloth, apron cloth, sail cloth, book-binding cloth, shroud cloth, 1 Including Federated Malay States.
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  • This retort caused Nelson annoyance which he did not attempt to conceal, but he justly concluded that he had nothing further to do at Reval, and therefore returned down the Baltic. Nelson remained with the fleet till he was relieved at his own request, and was able to sail for England on the 18th of June.
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  • Carried by the ribbing (the anterior margin of the wing) which lowers itself, the sail or posterior margin of the wing being raised meanwhile by the air, which sets it straight again, the sail will take an intermediate position and incline itself about 45° plus or minus according to circumstances.
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  • At last the day came for the ship to sail.
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  • Whenever it is possible, my dog accompanies me on a walk or ride or sail.
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  • Far less scrutiny, however, has been paid to an equally fundamental strategic quandary created by the switch from sail to steam.
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  • Sail to san a variety of radiant yellow kiskadees.
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  • A mass of sail boat masts and rigging all rattling in the wind.
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  • Also available for charter is an additional rigid inflatable, so you can take pictures of the barge under sail.
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  • The Ropewalk is unique in Britain, and maybe even the world, as the only working ropewalk from the age of sail.
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  • It shows a sail loft where in the 1790's a Polar Bear was kept.
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  • Ar y sail honno, yr ydym yn barod i ganiatáu i'r gyllideb gael ei derbyn.
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  • The 2012 Show have set sail on a voyage to access the Zero Point Field at the end of this world.
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  • European navigators set sail As with any great discovery, the opening of the Southern seaboard spice route was no accident.
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  • Ferry - Scandinavian Seaways sail into Newcastle (2 hours drive from Edinburgh) from Germany, Sweden and Holland.
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  • Well, HE'S dead now, he is--as dead as bilge; and who 's to sail this ship, I do n't see.
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  • Did American Clams Sail to Europe on Viking Ships?
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  • After the morning briefing sail to this sleepy fishing harbor.
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  • All that was missing was a spinnaker sail to assist us up the steep Down Uplands.
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  • Look no hands - Taking pictures from the top spreader of a racing yacht 's mast while under sail !
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  • Sprit pole holds sail out instead of a boom.
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  • I should say, tho, that however complex these things become, they will never constitute an automatic sail stowage system.
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  • The usually competitive Contender of Mark Robinson was stymied by a lack of spinnaker in conditions where large sail plans were fastest.
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  • Apart from sunbathing on the shale beach, you are able to sail, water ski, surf, scuba dive or fish.
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  • They were due to sail aboard an oil tanker to film for tonight 's episode.
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  • You unfurl the sail, you open it up.
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  • If you 're ready to swim, windsurf or sail, you can rent gear from the club and head into the water.
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  • Under sail the Moody 33 is no race winner and windward performance in a heavy sea is not good.
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  • Option 2: We sail out for another 5 hours, zig zagging past the island of Eigg, to Loch Nevis.
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  • While most children don't sail through potty training without a few accidents, they do eventually learn to use the toilet successfully.
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  • Now, while it is important that your child learns how to fall asleep on her own, there are certain steps you can take to encourage her to sail off into dreamland.
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  • The larger the boat, the more people required to set sail.
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  • A boat with a keel that sits low in the water can smoothly sail through some bodies of water but will quickly run aground in others.
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  • The site also includes useful articles from the editors of SAIL Magazine, offering their own sailboat buying tips.
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  • When buying a used sailboat, ask if the seller would be willing to take you for a test sail.
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  • If the conditions, which can include positive inspections, availability of financing and more, are met, then you are ready to set sail in your new boat.
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  • The first major decision you will need to make is whether you want a sail boat or a boat with a motor.
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  • Sail boats, on the other hand, are powered by the wind.
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  • A sail boat, however, requires considerably more skill to operate than a motor boat.
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  • Almost anyone can head out in a motorboat on the weekend, but if you want to learn to sail, you'll need to take lessons and make sure you can control the boat so you aren't injured or so you don't drift out to sea.
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  • Many lenders go by the middle score, so if you have say 712, 719 and 658, thanks to some obvious glitches in the last one, you may still sail through without a hitch.
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  • The better you do at clicking when the yellow is at the top of the meter, the farther SpongeBob will sail through the air.
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  • Some people can sail through the season without even thinking about how stressful it is - others almost have a nervous breakdown.
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  • So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor."
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  • Some couples seem to sail through the planning process without mishap, while others seem to have a little more difficulty.
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  • If a sandy celebration is right for you, your wedding will be filled with wonderful memories as you sail away into married life.
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  • Add a gum paste sail to the cake for the final touch.
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  • Jerry Seinfeld didn't shy away from the opportunity to sail down the cable, saying, "It was very smooth and quiet.
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  • His father was unhappy with his family's life there and constructed a houseboat from salvage lumber, then set sail down the Ohio River.
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  • The Radiance class vessels accommodate well over two thousand passengers, while the behemoths in the Voyager class set sail with more than 3,100 guests on each sailing.
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  • Because more children sail during the summer months and school holiday breaks, children's programming is more extensive during that time.
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  • Miami, FL: From this cruise line capital of the world, dozens of ships from various lines sail different Caribbean itineraries.
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  • As one of the largest mainstream cruise lines in the world, Carnival Cruise Line offers many discounts to entice passengers to sail on one of their "Fun Ships."
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  • Most cruise lines will permit children to sail as young as eighteen months or just one year old, though policies vary.
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  • Third- and fourth-person fares are often drastically slashed on cruises, letting children sail for half the cost of their parents if they stay in the same cabin.
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  • Before signing on to a vessel and setting sail, potential cruise ship employees need to ask if working on a cruise is the right choice for them.
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  • If you have strong connections to family and friends, you may not want to set sail for months at a time (contracts are typically 6-10 months long with little time off).
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  • In that case, it would be far better for you to thoroughly consider the consequences of working on a cruise ship before setting sail.
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  • Pacific coast cruises that sail up to San Francisco, Washington, and Oregon.
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  • Knowing the pros and cons of different types of ships helps passengers choose which one to sail on, letting them personalize their vacation to suit their personalities and individual desires.
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  • When choosing to sail on one of the largest cruise ships in the world, passengers need to consider both the pros and cons of the vessel as well as their personal preference.
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  • Before setting sail on a singles cruise, however, it is important to recognize what is and is not part of the itinerary.
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  • The Celebrity Cruises fleet is relatively small compared to well-known lines such as Carnival and Royal Caribbean; only 11 ships currently sail under the Celebrity banner.
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  • If the Galveston Royal Caribbean cruises do not appeal to travelers, there are other ships that regularly sail from the Texas port.
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  • Prior to setting sail along the water, guests are given safety and paddling instruction by experienced guides.
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  • In the past these cruises have made their way to Alaska but in 2010 the Gaither Homecoming Cruise will sail for Hawaii for the first time.
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  • Hearing the Gaithers and other gospel artists sing as you sail on a cruise ship -- what could be more luxurious?
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  • The ship sets sail at 5:30 p.m. and returns at 7:45 p.m., and tickets are $119 for adults and $69 for children.
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  • The Pacific Star sets sail at 5:30 p.m. and returns by 7:30 p.m. Should you want to purchase wine and alcohol, they are available.
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  • Cruise lines have an ongoing need for employees as contracts end, new ships set sail, and sailing routes are adjusted.
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  • By knowing when to sail and how to find the best discounts, travelers can save a bundle on a memorable European vacation.
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  • StarLite Cruise employment can be a great career move for anyone interested in cruise ship jobs without setting sail across the oceans to earn a paycheck.
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  • The ships sail calmly along a looping course that takes them back to their initial embarkation cruise port, after having offered a night or two of uninterrupted fun.
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  • The Manta Raya sets sail daily from the port of Puntarenas to the Gulf of Nicoya, where you will sight dolphins, porpoise, aquatic birds, sea turtles and other tropical marine life.
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  • Sea Voyager is a versatile, 175-foot cruise ship that takes advantage of its small size to sail to locations that larger ships cannot reach.
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  • Passengers who opt for a guarantee cabin but aren't satisfied with their assignment have very few options to correct it because most ships are fully booked when they set sail.
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  • Whatever the result, however, as long as the passengers can set sail on their dream cruise vacation, the cabin will be perfect.
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  • Cruise reviews can be helpful tools for passengers interested in learning more about different vacation options before setting sail, and a Carnival cruise review can be particularly valuable because of the line's popularity.
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  • An online contest was run to choose many passengers, and many more have opportunities to win their chance to set sail through local contests.
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  • Cruise ship weddings are a remarkable way for a couple to begin their life together as they set sail into their happily ever after.
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  • Couples may want to plan an at-home reception after they return from their cruise to celebrate with family members and friends who don't set sail with them.
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  • Couples could even plan a beach wedding or cruise-themed wedding without setting sail at all.
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  • Itinerary: A stop in Nassau is common for most western Caribbean cruises, particularly those that sail from Florida's east coast.
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  • The ships sail to exotic locations around the world including the Caribbean, Bermuda, the Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Europe, and Hawaii.
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  • Moreover, these particular cruises set sail for some of the most romantic spots in the world, thereby adding another enticing element to the trip.
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  • Before setting sail, be sure to choose the right cruise vacation for your travel, budgetary, and spiritual needs, and you will return from your voyage feeling refreshed and rejuvenated inside and out.
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  • They can look at another sail date that has lower rates, look at a shorter cruise, or select another destination.
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  • To find the best Carnival cruises deals, it pays to check out different resources, know what cruise you want to take, and be ready to set sail with your savings.
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  • Dinner Cruises: Enjoy spectacular food and live music while you sail down the Mississippi.
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  • Lost luggage: By traveling with a carry-on only you can spare yourself the trauma of setting sail without your luggage.
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  • Cruise Disney Magic reviews for personal insight into what it's like to sail on board this elegant, family-friendly mega-ship.
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  • On July 30, 1998, Disney Cruise Line set sail its first cruise ship, the Disney Magic.
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  • Until Royal Caribbean's Oasis-class ships launch at the end of 2009, the cruise line's Freedom class will continue to sail the biggest cruise ship in the world.
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  • If you have always dreamed of setting sail on a fun-filled high seas adventure, but didn't know where to start, Carnival Cruise Line has come up with the perfect solution--a cruise to nowhere.
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  • The ships sail out into the Atlantic and back without stopping at any other ports.
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  • Space is limited and the cruise only sets sail once a year from each port.
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  • You can save money by booking last minute since cruise ship owners would rather not sail with empty cabins and will offer discounts so they can recoup at least some of their money.
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  • Hotwire's book today, sail tomorrow page has cruise deals for several of the major lines.
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  • You might sail to Mexico, Bermuda, Hawaii, Europe, the Caribbean or Alaska.
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  • Still, at a clip of 32.5 knots, the QE2 can sail for 10 straight days on a full tank.
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  • The larger ships usually offer longer voyages from major ports while smaller vessels sail from smaller ports.
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  • Carnival vessels sail from major port cities throughout the United States and internationally.
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  • Book early with the "Early Saver Program" and you may sail for less than $70 per day (a three-day cruise is less than $60 day beginning at $169).
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  • They have to do background security checks and clear your payment, so you won't be able to book a cruise and sail on the same day.
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  • Sonesta Moon offers five-star, deluxe cruises that sail between Aswan and Luxor.
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  • If you sail on a luxury cruise at a time of year when children are still in school, you increase your chances of cruising with your peers.
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  • Cunard's upscale Queen Victoria sets sail on 15 day cruises to Hawaii during the winter and spring months only.
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  • You'll have better luck finding Hawaii cruise specials if you plan to sail during the "low season," which runs from Thanksgiving to mid-December.
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  • However, depending on where your trip originates and when you plan to sail, a Hawaiian cruise can also be one of the most expensive voyages.
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  • Passengers then sail back to California or Vancouver, but must stop in a place like Mexico's Ensenada, in order to fulfill the foreign flag Jones Act requirements.
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  • In regards to destinations, Christian cruises sail to Alaska, the Caribbean, Canada, the Mediterranean, Hawaii, New England, and more.
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  • Once you decide which part of Europe you wish to visit, focus on ways you can sail for less.
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  • Another option is to sail over and back from the West Coast of the United States or Canada.
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  • If you sail at the end of November or early December, you're likely to save a substantial amount of cash compared to what you would with even the best deal if you tried to take your cruise in the summer.
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  • Setting sail on the best sunset cruise in Hawaii is the perfect way to end a day in paradise.
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  • All sunset cruises offered on the Big Island of Hawaii sail from the western coast.
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  • Alaskan cruises with vegetarian meals are not hard to come by provided you inform the ship's staff of your dietary restrictions prior to setting sail.
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  • Most major cruise lines that sail to Alaska offer a variety of meatless options as part of their standard meal service.
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  • The majority of cruise lines that sail to Alaska state whether or not they serve vegetarian meals right on their websites.
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  • You can also view photos and read customer reviews from the website, so you'll know what to expect once you set sail.
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  • Fortunately, you don't have to drain your bank account in order to sail to North America's last frontier.
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  • In some cases, it is possible to book an Alaska cruise just two days before the ship sets sail and save between 50 and 70 percent off rack rates in the process.
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  • While there is an almost endless amount of Alaska cruise itineraries to choose from, most last minute options sail to either the Inside Passage or to glacier colonies.
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  • Rather, these longer cruises are one-way itineraries that sail from north to south and spend more days at various ports and fewer days at sea.
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  • Northbound glacier cruises sail through the Inside Passage and beyond to Seward or Whittier and to College Fjord for breathtaking glacier views.
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  • If you are looking to sail during the off-season when most kids are in school, you might not be able to secure a ship designed with families in mind.
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  • However, if you are planning to sail with less than five family members, then consider booking your Alaskan voyage online.
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  • While on your sail from Alaska to Seattle you'll see wildlife, glaciers and learn about history and culture.
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  • The cruises are available four to five days a week and always sail on Fridays and Saturdays.
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  • If you get to town before it's time to set sail, you can check out the Center for Southern Folklore, the Art Museum of the University of Memphis, the Beale Street Historical District, and more, and for free.
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  • Princess Cruises has several cruise ships that sail to Alaska on a regular basis during the cruise season.
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  • If you want to sail in the ultimate lap of luxury, try a cruise on Silversea.
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  • This four-day, three-night sail takes you from either Port Canaveral or Miami to a private island in the Caribbean and on to Nassau, Bahamas.
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  • You will have to pay $380 to set sail on the booze cruise.
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  • The price is the same whether you sail alone or bring a guest, so it makes sense to ask a friend to come along.
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  • Winners will sail onboard a Royal Caribbean ship to both Nassau, Bahamas, and a private island in the Caribbean.
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  • For example, you can set sail in the off-season or book a voyage at the last minute.
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  • Check the off-season for your destination of choice if your goal is to save money or sail with fewer crowds.
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  • Also, keep in mind that many families cruise while school is out, so booking during the school year may cut down on how many children are onboard when you sail.
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  • Additional MSC cruises sail to popular ports in North America, the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, South America and South Africa.
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  • In addition to MSC's "Kids Sail Free" deal, there are other special discounts that you may be eligible for.
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  • Most Nile River cruises, which sail during Christmas, include a variety of festive touches, including seasonal décor, elaborate holiday meals and extra-long shore excursions to Egyptian markets to stock up on Christmas presents.
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  • The Nile River is home to unhurried passenger vessels, most of which sail from Luxor to Aswan.
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  • Couple that with the fact that Christmas cruises on the Nile sail during the high season and you have the recipe for a lot of traffic.
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  • The world-famous engineering feat allows cruisers to sail effortlessly from North to South America while experiencing incredible natural wonders.
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  • Its fleet consists of 15 ships that collectively sail more than 500 voyages a year.
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  • For those who wish to set sail right before Christmas, be sure to contact Carnival to get all the details regarding the types of holiday-themed activities and amenities that'll be offered.
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