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sailor

sailor Sentence Examples

  • 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.

  • The term sailor is used in a very wide sense and includes all persons earning their living by navigation on the sea, or in the harbours or roadsteads, or on salt lakes or canals within the maritime domain of the state, or on rivers and canals as far as the tide goes up or sea-going ships can pass.

  • 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.

  • But the triumph of the navy in 480 and the great expansion of commerce and industry had definitely shifted the political centre of gravity from the yeoman class of moderate democrats to the more radical party usually stigmatized as the " sailor rabble."

  • Born in a stirring seaport, the son of a distinguished naval officer, he naturally adopted the profession of a sailor.

  • 1594), a distinguished soldier and sailor.

  • FREDERICK MARRYAT (1792-1848), English sailor and novelist, was born at Westminster on the 10th of July 1792.

  • The town dates from the middle of the 18th century, when a cottage was built by a sailor and named Portobello in commemoration of Admiral Vernon's victory in 1739.

  • A sailor is said to be "rated A.B.," or in the navy "rated petty officer," "seaman," "gunner," and so on.

  • The people were soldiers and little else; even the sailor belonged to Babylonia.

  • ARMAND GUY SIMON DE COETNEMPREN, KERSAINT Comte De (1742-1793), French sailor and politician, was born at Paris on the 29th of July 1742.

  • This work is little more than a sailor's handbook of places and distances all round the coast of the Mediterranean and its branches, and then along the outer Libyan coast as far as the Carthaginians traded.

  • The first real account of the gorilla appears to be the one given by an English sailor, Andrew Battel, who spent some time in the wilds of West Africa during and about the year 1590; his account being presented in Purchas's Pilgrimage, published in the year 1613.

  • those of weavers, smiths, armourers, merchants, hunters, and even the general and the sailor.

  • There was a charming side to his trustful simplicity, which was at times almost like that of a sailor set ashore.

  • In nautical phraseology various usages of the term are derived from its association with a sailor's leave on shore, e.g.

  • It will touch every sailor's heart to have a girl queen to fight for.

  • (1769-1839), British vice-admiral, of the Portisham (Dorsetshire) family of Hardy, was born on the 5th of April 1769, and in 1781 began his career as a sailor.

  • The remnant of Ewell's corps was cut off at Sailor's Creek, and when Sheridan got ahead of the Confederates while Grant furiously pressed them in the rear, surrender was inevitable (April 8).

  • A statue of the sailor La Perouse (1741-1788) stands in the square named after him.

  • The adventures of Odysseus were a favourite subject in ancient art, in which he may usually be recognized by his conical sailor's cap.

  • But there are records of expeditions sent out by the king to obtain the rarities of different countries, and the hero of the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor was upon this quest.

  • 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.

  • named Chons, the sailor.

  • The principal source for the history of this time is the biographical inscription at El Kab of a namesake of the king, Ahmosi son of Abana, a sailor and warrior whose exploits extend to the reign of TethmOsis I.

  • He was the son of the giant sailor Wate and of a mermaiden.

  • A trained soldier is often afraid at sea, a trained sailor lost if he has not the protecting sense of his own ship beneath him.

  • 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.

  • After the loss of a reconnoitring party sent south, Bartlett decided to await the return of daylight before making a move, but Murray, Forbes Mackay, Beuchat and a sailor, eager to attempt the journey, set off for the land, with Bartlett's permission but contrary to his advice.

  • The introduction of the clinical thermometer, which allows us to ascertain exactly the amount to which the temperature rises in fever or to which it is reduced by antipyretic measures, is to the physician like the compass to the sailor, and allows him to steer safely between two extremes.

  • The second class dealt with different classes of the population (the sailor, the prophet, the boor, the parasite).

  • In 1522 one of the ships of Ferdinand Magellan - a Portuguese sailor, though in the Spanish service - completed the first voyage round the world.

  • He was born in 1852, of an old Somersetshire county family, and, after a varied career as university man, sailor before the mast, soldier, coffee-planter, curate in the Church of England and evangelist in the Salvation Army, was converted about 1897 to the views of Prince.

  • SIR WILLIAM BATTEN (floruit 1626-1667), British sailor, son of Andrew Batten, master in the royal navy, first appears as taking out letters of marque in 1626, and in 1638 he obtained the post of surveyor to the navy, probably by purchase.

  • 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.

  • One was founded on the description by the Swedish sailor Niklas KBping of the ferocious men with long tails inhabiting the Nicobar Islands.

  • One of these apes, it was related, served as a sailor on board a Jamaica ship, and used to wait on the captain.

  • Out of such conditions arose the buccaneer, alternately sailor and hunter, even occasionally a planter - roving, bold, unscrupulous, often savage, with an intense detestation of Spain.

  • But before old age came on him, Boudin's father abandoned seafaring, and the son gave it up too, having of course no real vocation for it, though he preserved to his last days much of a sailor's character, - frankness, accessibility, open-heartedness.

  • It was to his sober father that he wrote, at the age of twenty-six: "I like a sailor's life much, though it spoils the toilette."

  • He bore a great reputation for conviviality, and wrote a humorous Latin version of the popular ballad A soldier and a sailor, A tinker and a tailor, &c.

  • Second only to the compass in its value to the sailor is Thomson's sounding apparatus, whereby soundings can be taken in 100 fathoms by a ship steaming at 16 knots; and by the employment of piano-wire of a breaking strength of 140 tons per square inch and an iron sinker weighing only 34 lb, with a selfregistering pressure gauge, soundings can be rapidly taken in deep ocean.

  • 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.

  • The sailor reiterated that a whale could not swallow a human.

  • O ' Sailor's discordant piano riff sounds suitably creepy, but it might easily have sounded cartoonish.

  • dinghy sailor, cruiser or motor enthusiast.

  • The first magnolia grandiflora was brought to Nantes by a sailor from Virginia in about 1711.

  • The D Class lifeboat had to make a rapid return to the station with one sailor who was suffering from severe hypothermia.

  • Mr Cottle and Mr Hubbard both being unfortunately indisposed, Mr Mortleman obliged with one of his ever welcome sailor songs.

  • The Turkish sailor's luggage (which didn't seem to contain a wrestler's jockstrap) came next under scrutiny.

  • You play, Jacob, like a bonnet laird, or a sailor in a tavern.

  • lurch about like a drunken sailor.

  • Hi, I'm a novice sailor and have had difficulty raising the mainsail while underway on a solo sail.

  • Almost frantically, like a shipwrecked sailor calling up a bottled genie, Geller strokes the fork, waiting for the miraculous to happen.

  • We have a range of products for the cruising sailor, ranging from the Cruising Almanac to rugby shirts adorned with CA logos.

  • In his spare time he is a keen sailor.

  • sailor hat and collar.

  • sailor suits for five or more years?

  • sailor lads do.

  • sailor collar at the front, trimmed at the ends with matching covered buttons.

  • sailor outfit.

  • Drive and determination are vitally important ingredients for any competitive sportsman and especially a round-the-world sailor.

  • As a novice sailor, my only experience with yachts involved sunbathing on them and scuba diving off them.

  • We have a range of products for the cruising sailor, ranging from the Cruising Almanac to Rugby shirts adorned with CA logos.

  • single-handed sailor is into the Laser class in all its variants.

  • Shapes are simple and cut to flatter and include sailor trousers and skirts, yoga trousers and ribbed cotton jumpers and cardigans.

  • The sailor, extremely vexed, tried in all sorts of ways to procure fire.

  • votive tablet carved by a Roman Sailor.

  • Self-taught sailor of small physical stature who holds world solo yachting records Ray Charles.

  • He decided, therefore, to become a sailor, and, in 1848, tramping across the country to Cleveland, Ohio, he sought employment from the captain of a lake schooner.

  • The term sailor is used in a very wide sense and includes all persons earning their living by navigation on the sea, or in the harbours or roadsteads, or on salt lakes or canals within the maritime domain of the state, or on rivers and canals as far as the tide goes up or sea-going ships can pass.

  • 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.

  • But the triumph of the navy in 480 and the great expansion of commerce and industry had definitely shifted the political centre of gravity from the yeoman class of moderate democrats to the more radical party usually stigmatized as the " sailor rabble."

  • Born in a stirring seaport, the son of a distinguished naval officer, he naturally adopted the profession of a sailor.

  • 1594), a distinguished soldier and sailor.

  • FREDERICK MARRYAT (1792-1848), English sailor and novelist, was born at Westminster on the 10th of July 1792.

  • The town dates from the middle of the 18th century, when a cottage was built by a sailor and named Portobello in commemoration of Admiral Vernon's victory in 1739.

  • A sailor is said to be "rated A.B.," or in the navy "rated petty officer," "seaman," "gunner," and so on.

  • The people were soldiers and little else; even the sailor belonged to Babylonia.

  • ARMAND GUY SIMON DE COETNEMPREN, KERSAINT Comte De (1742-1793), French sailor and politician, was born at Paris on the 29th of July 1742.

  • This work is little more than a sailor's handbook of places and distances all round the coast of the Mediterranean and its branches, and then along the outer Libyan coast as far as the Carthaginians traded.

  • The first real account of the gorilla appears to be the one given by an English sailor, Andrew Battel, who spent some time in the wilds of West Africa during and about the year 1590; his account being presented in Purchas's Pilgrimage, published in the year 1613.

  • those of weavers, smiths, armourers, merchants, hunters, and even the general and the sailor.

  • There was a charming side to his trustful simplicity, which was at times almost like that of a sailor set ashore.

  • In nautical phraseology various usages of the term are derived from its association with a sailor's leave on shore, e.g.

  • Dict., 1910) accepts Diez's suggestion that the word is originally a sailor's term, and is to be referred to Sp. risco, a steep rock, from Lat.

  • It will touch every sailor's heart to have a girl queen to fight for.

  • (1769-1839), British vice-admiral, of the Portisham (Dorsetshire) family of Hardy, was born on the 5th of April 1769, and in 1781 began his career as a sailor.

  • The remnant of Ewell's corps was cut off at Sailor's Creek, and when Sheridan got ahead of the Confederates while Grant furiously pressed them in the rear, surrender was inevitable (April 8).

  • A statue of the sailor La Perouse (1741-1788) stands in the square named after him.

  • The adventures of Odysseus were a favourite subject in ancient art, in which he may usually be recognized by his conical sailor's cap.

  • He is represented as a morose and grisly old man in a black sailor's cape.

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