Sailors Sentence Examples
The sailors were rude and unruly.
On Seavey's Island Admiral Cervera and other Spanish officers and sailors captured during the SpanishAmerican War were held prisoners in July - September 1898.
They are famous as sailors and boat-builders.
Civil war immediately ensued, in which several American and British officers and sailors were killed by the natives, the Germans upholding the claims of Mataafa, and the British and Americans supporting the rival candidate.
The lines include the Chatham, the Royal Marine, the Brompton, the Hut, St Mary's and naval barracks; the garrison hospital, Melville hospital for sailors and marines, the arsenal, gymnasium, various military schools, convict prison, and finally the extensive dockyard system for which the town is famous.Advertisement
The Sailors' and Firemen's Union refused to carry the delegates.
The sailors agreed; for they were anxious to hear the musician whose songs were famous all over the world.
If we study a population and sort it into soldiers, sailors, ecclesiastics, lawyers and artisans, we may obtain facts of sociological value but learn nothing as to its racial origin and composition.
The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, erected by the state, stands in the circle in the centre of the city, rises to a height of 284.5 ft.
The continued presence of American warships on the Dalmatian coast alone prevented a series of brawls between Italian sailors and the Croat population from developing into open warfare.Advertisement
Herodotus (himself a notable traveller in the 5th century B.C.) relates that the Egyptian king Necho of the XXVIth Dynasty (c. 600 B.C.) built a fleet on the Red Sea, and confided it to Phoenician sailors with the orders to sail southward and return to Egypt by the Pillars of Hercules and the Mediterranean sea.
The Mussulman population of the Morea, taken unawares, was practically exterminated during the fury of the first few days; and, most fatal of all, the defection of the Greeks of the islands crippled the Ottoman navy by depriving it of its only effective sailors.
It was probably in Paris, the chief intellectual centre of his time, that Neckam heard how a ship, among its other stores, must have a needle placed above a magnet (the De utensilibus assumes a needle mounted on a pivot), which needle would revolve until its point looked north, and thus guide sailors in murky weather or on starless nights.
It completely dominates the city's background, and is a well-known sailors' landmark.
During 1901, 27,070 aliens (excluding sailors) arrived at the port, and in 1902, 33,060.Advertisement
A club for soldiers, sailors and marines in London, called the Union Jack Club, was opened in Waterloo Road by King Edward VII.
It was his chief duty to hire foreign sailors and obtain everything necessary for the construction and complete equipment of a fleet.
The conical Pan de Matanzas (1277 ft.) is a striking land-mark for sailors.
The church of Notre-Dame, built during the English occupancy of Calais, has a fine high altar of the 17th century; its lofty tower serves as a landmark for sailors.
The election was marked by an amazing outflow of caricatures and squibs, by weeks of rioting in which Lord Hood's sailors fought pitched battles in St James's Street with Fox's hackney coachmen, and by the intrepid canvassing of Whig ladies.Advertisement
In these years the Athenian sailors reached a high pitch of training, and by their successes strengthened that corporate pride which had been born at Salamis.
A naval officer was placed over the police to diminish difficulties with the naval authorities and sailors.
Numbers of Scotch sailors and of English deserters served in the Dutch fleet in this war - the bad administration of the navy and the constant ill-treatment of the crews having caused bitter discontent.
He is the patron saint of Russia; the special protector of children, scholars, merchants and sailors; and is invoked by travellers against robbers.
The contents of these logs, it is true, refer more to maritime meteorology than to oceanography properly so-called, as their main purpose is to promote a rational system of navigation especially for sailing ships, and they are supplied by the voluntary co-operation of the sailors themselves.Advertisement
While the sailors' logs supply the greater part of the scientific evidence available for the study of the surface phenomena of the ocean, they have been supplemented by the records of numerous scientific expeditions and latterly by publications embodying systematic observations on a permanent basis.
Oceanic Deposits.-It has long been known that the deposits which carpet the floor of the ocean differ in different places, and coasting sailors have been accustomed from time immemorial to use the lead not only to ascertain the depth of the water but also to obtain samples of the bottom, the appearance of which is often characteristic of the locality.
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.
Of the 231,791 troops sent by all the colonies into the field, reckoning by annual terms, Massachusetts sent 67,9.07, the next highest being 31,939 from Connecticut, Virginia furnishing only 26,678; and her proportion of sailors was very much greater still.
The state, however, bore her full part in the war, and much of its naval success was due to her sailors.
In the Spanish-American War of 1898 Massachusetts furnished 11,780 soldiers and sailors, though her quota was but 7388; supplementing from her own treasury the pay accorded them by the national government.
During many successive years he saw a great deal of hard service, and so constantly had he to contend, on his various expeditions, with adverse gales and dangerous storms, that he was nicknamed by the sailors, "Foul-weather Jack."
In general the small shop-keepers, small farmers, sailors, poor traders and artisans were arrayed against the patroons, rich fur-traders, merchants, lawyers and crown officers.
There was also a station of the imperial post, sailors of the imperial fleet at Misenum being apparently employed as couriers.
An Act of 1910 provides that indigent soldiers, sailors or marines of the U.S. and their families be cared for in their homes and not in almshouses.
This triumph of the mutiny was the beginning of the German revolution, and the sailors from Kiel and other northern ports carried the idea of Workmen's and Soldiers' Councils throughout the north of Germany and ultimately to Berlin.
In response, Mr Fraser, one of the Free State delegates, remarked that a harbour requires forts, soldiers, ships and sailors to man them, or else it would be at the mercy of the first gunboat that happened to assail it.
The Russian sailors said, when Makarov's fate was made known, " It is not the loss of a battleship. The Japanese are welcome to two of them.
The Russians, with the resources of the fleet at their disposal (just as at Sevastopol), used great numbers of machine guns and electric lights, and the available garrison at first was probably, including sailors, 47,000 men.
Here are found members of the different Indian nations, originally slaves; Arabs, who are principally engaged in navigation, but also trade in gold and precious stones; Javanese, who are cultivators; and Malays, chiefly boatmen and sailors, and adherents of Mahommedanism.
The Hydrozoa comprise the hydroids, so abundant on all shores, most of which resemble vegetable organisms to the unassisted eye; the hydrocorallines, which, as their name implies, have a massive stony skeleton and resemble corals; the jelly-fishes so called; and the Siphonophora, of which the species best known by repute is the so-called "Portuguese man-of-war" (Physalia), dreaded by sailors on account of its terrible stinging powers.
He is said to have induced his brother to employ a Parsee to purchase artillery and small arms from the Bombay government, and to enrol some thirty sailors of different European nations as gunners, and is thus credited with having been "the first Indian who formed a corps of sepoys armed with firelocks and bayonets, and who had a train of artillery served by Europeans."
The Soldiers', Sailors' and Pioneers' building (1907) is a beautiful structure, classic in design.
Near the Capitol, at the approach of the memorial bridge across the Park river, is the Soldiers' and Sailors' memorial arch, designed by George Keller and erected by the city in 1885 in memory of the Hartford soldiers and sailors who served in the American Civil War.
Like her brothers, the Dioscuri, she was a patron deity of sailors.
Whalers, sealers and traders followed in the wake of explorers, the traders dealing chiefly in copra, trepang, pearls, tortoiseshell, &c. The first actual settlers in the islands were largely men of bad character - deserting sailors, escapers from the penal settlements in Australia and others.
In this connexion it is a curious fact, and one which deepens the mystery, that, unlike the Polynesian peoples, who are all born sailors, the blacks are singularly unskilful seamen.
He concurred in the revolution of 1688, in 1695 was entrusted with the office of treasurer of Greenwich hospital for old sailors, and laid the first stone of the new building on the 30th of June 1696.
A very large proportion of the inhabitants are sailors, and large numbers of artisans are employed in the dockyards.
But These Very Digressions' Give The Book Its Intimate And Abiding Charm; For They Keep The Reader In Close Personal Touch With Every Side Of Canadian Life, With Songs And Tales And Homely Forms Of Speech, With The Best Features Of Seigniorial Times And The Strong Guidance Of An Ardent Church, With Voyageurs, Coureurs De Bois, Indians,., Soldiers, Sailors And All The Strenuous Adventurers Of A Wild, New, Giant World.
So greatly was this dreaded by sailors that the principal line of traffic from the north of the Aegean to Athens used to pass by Chalcis and the Euboic Sea.
Among the principal buildings are the Federal building, the county court-house, the Soldiers and Sailors' Monumental Building, containing a large auditorium, the Masonic and Oddfellows' temples, the Market building, containing city offices, a National Guard armoury, the John McIntire public library, the John McIntire Children's Home (1880), the Helen Purcell home for women, the county infirmary, the Bethesda Hospital (1890), and the Good Samaritan hospital (1902; under the Franciscan Sisters).
They make admirable soldiers and sailors, but lack the enterprise and commercial aptitude of the Basques and Catalans; while they are differentiated from the inhabitants of central and southern Spain by their superior industry, and perhaps their lower standard of culture.
Da Buti, the Dante commentator, in 1380 says the sailors use a compass at the middle of which is pivoted a wheel of light paper to turn on its pivot, on which wheel the needle is fixed and the star (wind-rose) painted.
No homes for soldiers and sailors are more efficient or better liked by the men.
The detached pillar or stack called the Old Man of Hoy (450 ft.) is a well-known landmark to sailors.
The former was probably the older word, and may be traced to 40tvos = " blood-red "; the Canaanite sailors were spoken of as the " red men " on account of their sunburnt skin; then the land from which they came was called after them; and then probably the original connexion between Ioivt and 40tvos was forgotten, and new forms and meanings were invented.
To the great powers Phoenician ships and sailors were indispensable; Sennacherib, Psammetichus and Necho, Xerxes, Alexander, all in turn employed them for their transports and sea-fights.
The inhabitants are mainly engaged in the fishing industry, and are known as excellent sailors.
Terry, who had succeeded General Butler in command, stormed the fort with the help of the marines and sailors, and took 2000 prisoners and 169 guns.
A magnificent Spanish armada consisting of 77 vessels, manned by 24,000 soldiers and sailors under the command of Admiral Oquendo, were sent to the Channel in September with orders to drive the Dutch from the narrow seas and land a large body of troops at Dunkirk.
The British sailors and ships embargoed in Russia were released on the 17th of May.
The most prominent public buildings are the post office and the city hall; in front of the latter is a Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument.
The city has four parks, in one of which is a soldiers' and sailors' monument of granite and bronze, and not far away, along the shore of lake and bay, are several attractive summer resorts.
The city's charitable institutions consist of two general hospitals, each of which has a training school for nurses; a municipal hospital, an orphan asylum, a home for the friendless, two old folks' homes, and a bureau of charities; here, also, on a bluff, within a large enclosure and overlooking both lake and city, is the state soldiers' and sailors' home, and near by is a monument erected to the memory of General Anthony Wayne, who died here on the 15th of December 1796.
One of the first acts of "Grattan's parliament" was to prove its loyalty to England by passing a vote for the support of 20,000 sailors for the navy.
Personnel .T he German navy is manned by the obligatory service of the essentially maritime populationsuch as sailors, fishermen and others, as well as by volunteers, who elect for naval service in preference to that in the army.
From Santiago in1518-1519departed the historic expeditions of Juan de Grijalva, Hernan Cortes and Pamfilo de Narvaez - the last of 18 vessels and 110o men of arms, excluding sailors.
Paine, Ships and Sailors of Old Salem (New York, 1909), and Visitor's Guide to Salem (Salem, 1902) published by the Essex Institute.
The fleet was, as it chanced, delayed by a storm in the Bay of Navarino, and rough fortifications were put up by the sailors on the promontory of Pylos.
On the other hand, Tissaphernes undertook to pay the Peloponnesian sailors a daily wage of one Attic drachma (afterwards reduced to a drachma).
Cyrus promptly agreed on the special request of Lysander (q.v.) to pay slightly increased wages to the sailors, while Lysander established a system of anti-Athenian clubs and oligarchic governments in various cities.
The public yearned to know what the soldiers and sailors were doing, and the information was withheld from them.
Molyneux was murdered by the sailors at Portsmouth on the 9th of January 1450.
During the great sailors' strike at Marseilles in 1904 he showed pronounced sympathy with the socialistic aims and methods of the strikers, and a strong feeling was aroused that his Radical sympathies tended to a serious weakening of the navy and to destruction of discipline.
But the right wing, not as yet attacked, either by Soimonov or by Pavlov, held on to its positions on the forward slope, and a column of Russian sailors and marines, .who had been placed under Soimonov's command and had moved up the Careenage Ravine to turn the British left, were caught, just as they emerged on to the plateau in rear of Pennefather's line, between two bodies of British troops hurrying to the scene of action.
The others were the State Psychopathic Institute at Kankakee (established in 1907 as part of the insane service) for systematic study of mental and nervous diseases; one at Lincoln having charge of feebleminded children; two institutions for the blind - a school at Jacksonville and an industrial home at Marshall Boulevard and 19th Street, Chicago; a home for soldiers and sailors (Quincy), one for soldiers' orphans (Normal), and one for soldiers' widows (Wilmington); a school for the deaf (Jacksonville), and an eye and ear infirmary (Chicago).
In crowds they besieged the palace, and had already begun to take vengeance on the foreign monks and sailors who had come from Chalcedon to the metropolis, when, at the entreaty of Eudoxia, the emperor consented to his recall.
In modern Greece St Nicholas has taken the place of Poseidon as patron of sailors.
The sight of his treasure roused the cupidity of the sailors, who resolved to possess themselves of it by putting him to death.
The sailors, desirous of hearing so famous a musician, consented, and the poet, standing on the deck of the ship, in full minstrel's attire, sang a dirge accompanied by his lyre.
Summoning the sailors, he demanded what had become of the poet.
The sailors confessed their guilt and were punished.
There is a Roman Catholic church with a resident priest, an Anglican church, visited periodically by a clergyman from the mainland, two native and Chinese schools, and a sailors' club, built by the Roman Catholic mission.
Among various charitable institutions are the National Sailors' Home and the Gordon Boys' and Victoria Seaside Orphanages.
He also secured the creation of a Bureau of War Risk Insurance for shipping, later extended to include life 'insurance for soldiers and sailors in the World War.
In later documents mention is made of eighteen gilds of work-people, whose names are nowhere given, but they probably included workers in wood, workers in metal, workers in stone, weavers, leather-workers, potters, ivory-workers, dyers, fisher-folk, butchers, hunters, cooks, barbers, flowersellers, sailors, basket-makers and painters.
There are a British hospital (founded 1857, the present edifice dating from 1867) chiefly for the use of sailors, an Anglican church in Calle Santa Teresa dating from 1847, and a handsome Italian hospital of modern construction.
Hairdressers were made into alcaldes, and sailors were transformed into gobernadors by the miraculous grace of royal decrees.
From the day of the earliest foreign commerce sailors and traders of divers nationalities began to settle in the province.
Ships deserted by their sailors crowded the bay at San Francisco - there were 500 of them in July 1850; soldiers deserted wholesale, churches were emptied, town councils ceased to sit, merchants, clerks, lawyers and judges and criminals, everybody, flocked to the foothills.
On the way to France, however, James fell into the hands of some English sailors and was sent to Henry IV., who refused to admit him to ransom.
He was hampered by the unpaid debt to Russia; by unrest in Bosnia and Albania; above all, by the revolt of the Greek Islands, which had left his navy, deprived of its best sailors, in no condition to dispute the Egyptian command of the sea.
But soon a storm arises, and, supplication to the gods failing, the sailors cast lots to discover the guilty man who has brought this great trouble.
Jonah advises the sailors to throw him into the sea.
With his last breath Beowulf names Wiglaf his successor, and ordains that his ashes shall be enshrined in a great mound, placed on a lofty cliff, so that it may be a mark for sailors far out at sea.
Swift of flight, powerfully armed, but above all endowed with extraordinary courage, they pursue their weaker cousins, making the latter disgorge their already swallowed prey, which is nimbly caught before it reaches the water; and this habit, often observed by sailors and fishermen, has made these predatory, and parasitic birds locally known as "Teasers," "Boatswains," 2 and, from a misconception of their 1 Thus written by Hoier (circa 1604) as that of a Faeroese bird (hodie Skuir) an example of which he sent to Clusius (Exotic. Auctarium, p. 367).
Of charitable and reformatory institutions a soldiers' and sailors' home (1889) is maintained at Monte Vista, a school for the deaf and blind (1874) at Colorado Springs, an insane asylum (1879) at Pueblo, a home for dependent and neglected children (1895) at Denver, an industrial school for girls (1887) near Morrison, and for boys (1881) at Golden, a reformatory (1889) at Buena Vista, and a penitentiary (1868) at Canyon City.
In 1840 Millet went back to Greville, where he painted "Sailors Mending a Sail" and a few other pictures - reminiscences of Cherbourg life.
Among many savage races there is developed a remarkable power of foot-grasp, which in a lesser degree is often so noticeable among sailors.
He upheld American rights in Samoa, pursued a vigorous diplomacy with Italy over the lynching of eleven Italians, all except three of them American naturalized citizens, in New Orleans on the 14th of May 1891, held a firm attitude during the strained relations between the United States and Chile (growing largely out of the killing and wounding of American sailors of the U.S. ship "Baltimore" by Chileans in Valparaiso on the 16th of October 1891), and carried on with Great Britain a resolute controversy over the seal fisheries of Bering Sea, - a difference afterwards settled by arbitration.
The prosperity of Chile is intimately connected with her ocean-going trade, and no elaborate system of national railway lines and domestic manufactures can ever change this relationship. These conditions should have developed a large merchant marine, but the Chileans are not traders and are sailors only in a military sense.
There is in addition the Thames division, recruited mostly from sailors, charged with the patrol of the river and the guardianship of the shipping.
During the dry season, when the climate is very much like that of the West Indies, there occur terrible tornadoes and long periods of the harmattan - a north-east wind, dry and desiccating, and carrying with it from the Sahara clouds of fine dust, which sailors designate "smokes."
In the first place, the early settlers were drawn principally from the peasant class, being chiefly discharged soldiers and sailors; and, further, when once settled, the necessity for making the language intelligible to the natives by whom the settlers were surrounded led to a still further simplification of speech structure and curtailment of the vocabulary.
In 1657 a few soldiers and sailors, discharged by the Dutch East India Company, had farms allotted them, and these men constituted the first so-called " free burghers."
Accordingly, some discharged sailors and soldiers, who received on certain conditions plots of ground extending from the Fresh River to the Liesbeek, were the first free burghers of the colony..
All male citizens 21 years old who could read and write, or who paid taxes amounting to 500 reis yearly, had the parliamentary franchise, except convicts, beggars, undischarged bankrupts, domestic servants, workmen permanently employed by the state and soldiers or sailors below the rank of commissioned officer.
Though the army as a whole was monarchist, certain regiments had become imbued with revolutionary ideals, which were fortified by the unwise employment of soldiers and sailors for the suppression of industrial disputes.
The benevolent institutions include the general hospital, founded in 1817, removed to the present site in 1867, extended by the addition of two wings in 1878 and of an eye department in 1890; a convalescent home for twenty patients from the hospital only (1903); the Royal Cambrian Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, established in 1847 at Aberystwyth, removed to Swansea in 1850, and several times enlarged, so as to have at present accommodation for ninety-eight pupils; the Swansea and South Wales Institution for the Blind, established in 1865 and now under the Board of Education; the Swansea and South Wales Nursing Institute (1873), providing a home for nurses in the intervals of their employment; a nursing institution (1902) for nursing the sick poor in their own homes, affiliated with the Queen's Jubilee Institute of London; the Sailors' Home (1864); a Sailors' Rest (1885); and a Mission to Seamen's Institute (1904).
On the Common there is a monument, designed by Randolph Rogers, to the soldiers and sailors of the Civil War, and one to Colonel Timothy Bigelow (1739-1790), one of Worcester's soldiers of the War of Independence.
He is the reputed inventor besides of two instruments to enable sailors "to find out the latitude without seeing of sun, moon or stars," an account of which is given in Thomas Blondeville's Theoriques of the Planets (London, 1602).
The Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building is occupied by the public library, which faces a monument to Nathan Hale on Main Street.
Among the city's attractive features are Idlewilde Park and a beautiful auditorium, built as a memorial to the soldiers and sailors of the Civil War.
At the same time another amendment was adopted providing that sailors and soldiers in the service of the United States in time of war might vote although absent from their election districts.
The state supports the following charitable and correctional institutions all under the inspection of a State Department of Charities and Correction (1905); hospitals for the insane at Trenton and Morris Plains; a training-school for feeble-minded children (partly supported by the state) and a home for feeble-minded women at Vineland; a sanatorium for tuberculous diseases at Glen Gardner; a village for epileptics, with a farm of 700 acres, near Skillman, Somerset county; a state home (reform school) for boys near Jamesburg, Middlesex county, and for girls in Ewing township, near Trenton; a state reformatory for criminals sixteen to thirty years of age, near Rahway; a state prison at Trenton; a home for disabled soldiers at Kearney,' Hudson county; a home for disabled soldiers, sailors and their wives at Vineland"; and a school for the deaf at Trenton.
Among others may be mentioned hospitals for the sick, the aged, the infirm, the blind, the deaf, the dumb, the insane, and homes for widows, orphans, foundlings and sailors.
His health suffered from the fever which carried off an immense proportion of the soldiers and sailors, but the X 25,000 of prize money which he received freed him from the unpleasant position of younger son of a family ruined by the extravagance of his father.
Their appearance at sea was regarded as a good omen, for although it presaged a tempest, yet it enabled the sailors to steer for a place of safety.
The former story has been connected with the sailors' custom of hanging vine leaves, ivy and bunches of grapes round the masts of vessels in honour of vintage festivals.
The Seychellois are of fine physique, and are excellent and fearless sailors.
The southern districts are occupied by sailors and labourers in the St Katherine and London Docks and the wharves and factories lining the river-bank.
For while the buccaneer forces included English, French and Dutch sailors, and were complemented occasionally by bands of native Indians, there are few instances during the time of their prosperity and growth of their falling upon one another, and treating their fellows with the savagery which they exulted in displaying against the subjects of Spain.
It is built on an eminence (1150 ft.), and has two public parks, a substantial court-house, a soldiers' and sailors' memorial building, a public library, a hospital and many fine residences.
Among the principal buildings are the county court house, a masonic temple, an Elks' home and a soldiers' and sailors' memorial building.
Trinity House was founded in 1555 as a home for old and disabled sailors, but on the decline of its revenues it became the licensing authority for pilots, its humane office being partly fulfilled by the sailors' home, established about 1840 in a building adjoining the Signal Tower, and rehoused in a handsome structure in the Scottish Baronial style in 188 3 -1884.
Sailors capture the bird for its long wing-bones, which they manufacture into tobacco-pipe stems. The albatross lays one egg; it is white, with a few spots, and is about 4 in.
There are a Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home at Knightstown (1868), and a State Soldiers' Home at Lafayette (1896); a School for FeebleMinded Youth (1879), removed from Knightstown to Fort Wayne in 1890; a village for epileptics at New Castle (1907); and a hospital for the treatment of tuberculosis, authorized in 1907, for which a site at Rockville was purchased in 1908.
There had been Some irregular and piratical fighting at sea between English and Norman sailors, in which the latter had been worsted.
Then came the Dutch war, bringing with it a suspicion that some at least of the money given for paying sailors and fitting out ships was employed by Charles on very different objects.
Even wetting the skin with sea-water has been found useful by shipwrecked sailors.
Cambon, Admiral Fournier and General Brugere, a detachment of sailors and marines from the warship " Gaulois " being present.
Of those species that frequent the North Atlantic, the common StormPetrel, Procellaria pelagica, a little bird which has to the ordinary eye rather the look of a Swift or Swallow, is the "Mother Carey's chicken" of sailors, and is widely believed to be the harbinger of bad weather; but seamen hardly discriminate between this and others nearly resembling it in appearance, such as Leach's or the Fork-tailed Petrel, Cymochorea leucorrhoa, a rather larger but less common bird, and Wilson's Petrel, Oceanites oceanicus, the type of the Family Oceanitidae mentioned above, which is more common on the American side.
They are skilful cultivators and good boat-builders, the carpenters, being an hereditary caste; there are also tribes of fishermen and sailors; their mats, baskets, nets, cordage and other fabrics are substantial and tasteful; their pottery, made, like many of the above articles, by women, is far superior to any other in the South Seas; but many native manufactures have been supplanted by European goods.
About 1804 some escaped convicts from Australia and runaway sailors established themselves around the east part of Viti Levu, and by lending their services to the neighbouring chiefs probably led to their preponderance over the rest of the group. Na Ulivau, chief of the small island of Mbau, established before his death in 1829 a sort of supremacy, which was extended by his brother Tanoa, and by Tanoa's son Thakombau, a ruler of considerable capacity.
When the Greek sailors mutinied from want of pay, he was able to land at Modon on the 26th of February 1825.
The normal annual expenditure amounts to about L56,000, while 24,000 is generally allotted to extraordinary works, such as new cuttings, &c. Between 1857 and 1905 a sum of about one and three quarter millions sterling was spent on engineering works, including the construction of quays, lighthouses, workshops and buildings, &c. Sulina from being a collection of mud hovels has developed into a town with 5000 inhabitants; a well-found hospital has been established where all merchant sailors receive gratuitous treatment; lighthouses, quays, floating elevators and an efficient pilot service all combine to make it a first-class port.
They are daring sailors, and in small canvas boats of their own building voyage to Nightingale and Inaccessible islands.
The most interesting buildings are the cathedral church of the Assumption, founded in 1377, and completed with a modern facade copied from that of the Pantheon in Rome; the church of St Veit, on the model of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice; and the Pilgrimage church, hung with offerings from shipwrecked sailors, and approached by a stairway of 400 steps.
On the cliffs to the west are three towers, cone having a curious iron figure known as the "metal man," erected as a warning to sailors.
Julius Caesar mentions its sailors in the fleet of Domitius Ahenobarbus.
The name appears to be of Phoenician origin, signifying the "great" gods, and the Cabeiri seem to have been deities of the sea who protected sailors and navigation, as such often identified with the Dioscuri, the symbol of their presence being St Elmo's fire.
Under the law of the 29th of June 1890 every Spaniard who is not debarred from his civil and civic rights by any legal incapacity, and has resided consecutively two years in his parish, becomes an elector on completing his twenty-fifth yearSoldiers and sailors in active service cannot vote.
It was in no sense a movement for political rights, but an attack by Rising of the the sailors, the workmen of the towns, and the Uermania in Christian peasants on the landowners and their Valencia.
Vettor Pisani, who had been imprisoned after the defeat at Pola, but who possessed the confidence of the people and the affection of the sailors, was released and named commander-in-chief against the wish of the aristocracy.
In front of the building stands the Soldiers' and Sailors' monument, 60 ft.
In the square before it stands a monument to the soldiers and sailors of the Civil War.
Among the principal buildings are the capitol, modelled after the National Capitol at Washington; the United States government building, the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home, the Union Pacific depot, the high school, the Carnegie library, St Mary's cathedral (Roman Catholic), the Convent of the Holy Child Jesus, the Masonic Temple and the Elks' clubhouse.
The first hypothesis has been supported on the ground that Breton sailors speaking a language closely allied to Welsh were acquainted with the great auk, and that the conspicuous white patches on the head of that bird justified the name "white head."
The Moscow regiment refused to take the oath, and part of it marched, shouting for Constantine and " Constitution," 2 to the square before the Senate House, where they were joined by a company of the Guard and the sailors from the warships.
Hidden rocks make the Finnish archipelago quite treacherous and only experienced sailors with up-to-date charts should navigate them.
The age of the spritsail barges created a whole new industry, a special kind of ship and a tough new breed of sailors.
A hazard warning reflective beacon will be placed off the west pier to warn sailors of a concrete plinth covered at high tide.
Mad distorted organ overloads atop a tinny drum beat whilst someone hollers about sailors.
Jones's CV includes creating zombified sailors for Pirates of the Caribbean and battle wounds for the forthcoming blockbuster Alexander the Great!
However it wasn't fully solved in a way sailors could use at sea for some 150 years, when accurate chronometers became available.
It is inhabited principally by colliers, sailors, and fishermen.
It was a most trying day, and the sailors relapsed into a condition of deep despondency.
But, in 1976, his only vessel was a racing dinghy designed for two sailors, which had never been kept at Coniston.
It was custom for sailors to wear a gold earing, this was to pay for their burial if they perished at sea.
Top Tides Sailors should be aware of the strong tides in the harbor entrance.
There he freed captives unjustly imprisoned, saved sailors in stormy seas, redeemed young girls who were bound for child prostitution.
When his sailors went on shore they met islanders with what seemed to be burning sticks in their mouths.
Anyway, she took a house just two streets off and let lodgings to sailors.
While we were rocking at anchor outside the harbor at Dunkirk, the group of sailors and stewards were finally becoming quite matey.
Once completed young sailors will be able to sail a dinghy confidently in light winds and be aware of safety issues and basic meteorology.
The sailors on board HMS ships had a daily ration.
I would accept nothing, not even bread rations, from the hands stained with the blood of the brave Kronstadt sailors.
The sailors struggled with the circuit as the wind seemed relentless.
The Admiralty handled it wisely by making slight improvements in the conditions, paying the sailors and only hanging the ringleaders.
The British ships sank 4 of the German cruisers and killed 2,200 sailors, including the German commander Admiral Spree.
Two drunken sailors in the audience last night said their singing sounded like a couple of parrots fighting.
In the regatta fleet, for the less experienced sailors, there were 43 entries.
The indigenous population were easy fodder for an Armada of Portuguese sailors.
Mike Sanderson is one of the most accomplished young sailors in the world.
This class has been a stepping-stone for many Olympic sailors world-wide.
Designed for dinghy sailors Dinghy sailing vests that are designed to make movement around the boat easy.
The optimist sailors dutifully paddled out through the shark barrier, drifted about on the tide for an hour and then paddled back in.
It also took off the British merchant sailors who had been captured, by December over 300 of them.
His older brother, Sir Gilbert Blane, a naval doctor, advocated the use of limejuice for sailors to eliminate scurvy.
Other locations of interest include a shipwright 's cottage and a reconstructed Inn of the sort used by sailors ashore.
Training for racing sailors of the future The 420 is an established performance two person trapeze and spinnaker racing dinghy.
Board sailors - a Winter steamer or Dry Suit with appropriate thermal undergarments.
Accommodation standards will be much improved over previous Rn warships, all owing sailors to enjoy a far better quality of life at sea.
The Anderson Institute, at the south end, was constructed as a secondary school in 1862 by Arthur Anderson, a native, who also presented the Widows' Asylum in the same quarter, an institution intended by preference for widows of Shetland sailors.
One of the Polish kings, for example, threatened with death the English sailors who should attempt to carry on the illicit trade in arms, on the ground that " the Muscovite, who is not only our opponent of to-day but the eternal enemy of all free nations, should not be allowed to supply himself with cannons, bullets and munitions or with artisans who manufacture arms hitherto unknown to those barbarians."
With the sailors he was always popular, though he was no popularity hunter, for they knew him to be just.
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.
The coast in the direction of the Euxine also was greatly feared by sailors, as the harbours were few and the sea proverbially tempestuous; but the southern shore was more attractive to navigators, and here we find the Greek colonies of Abdera and Mesambria on the Aegean, Perinthus on the Propontis, and, the most famous of all, Byzantium, at the meeting-point of that sea and the Bosporus.
The contents of the sailors' scientific logs were brought together by the American enthusiast in the study of the sea, Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873), whose methods and plans were discussed and adopted at international congresses held in Brussels in 1853 and in London in 1873.
The Greeks of the islands had been accustomed from time immemorial to seafaring; their ships - some as large as frigates - were well armed, to guard against the Barbary pirates and rovers of their own kin; lastly, they had furnished the bulk of the sailors to the Ottoman navy which, now that this recruiting ground was closed, had to be manned hastily with impressed crews of dock-labourers and peasants, many of whom had never seen the sea.
There are institutes for the blind at Overbrook and Pittsburg, and for the deaf and dumb at Philadelphia and Edgewood Park, an oral school for the deaf at Scranton, a home for the training of deaf children at Philadelphia, a soldiers' and sailors' home at Erie (1886), a soldiers' orphans' industrial school (1895) at Scotland, Franklin county, the Thaddeus.
Phrygian and Cappadocian traders brought their goods, no doubt on camels, to Sinope, and the Greek sailors, the daaoai;rac of Miletus, carried home the works of Oriental and Phrygian artisans.
Whether his declaration was based on stories told by the Indians of the interior, or upon reports of Spanish sailors, or had no basis at all, is not known; its chief importance lies in the fact that Carver called this undiscovered stream the Oregon, and that 1 Some early writers assert that Drake even reached the lat.
State penal and charitable institutions include soldiers' and sailors' homes at Grand Island and Milford, an Institute for the Blind at Nebraska City (1875), an Institute for the Deaf and Dumb at Omaha (1867), an Institute for Feeble Minded Youth at Beatrice (1885), an Industrial School for Juvenile Delinquents (boys) at Kearney (1879), a Girls' Industrial School at Geneva (1881), an Industrial Home at Milford (1887) for unfortunate and homeless girls guilty of a first offence, asylums or hospitals for the insane at Lincoln (1869), Norfolk (1886) and Hastings (1887), an Orthopedic Hospital (1905) for crippled, ruptured and deformed children and a state penitentiary (1867), both at Lincoln.
But he was still headstrong and ill-tempered; and he was often in trouble with the other sailors.
He talked with some of the sailors.
There were four hundred and sixty sailors.
Not so AK, whose quest for domination of the Hammersmith stretch has now extended to trying to force the sailors off the river.
Sailors surely will remember The eighth evening of December The hurricane 's resistless might Gave many a watery grave that night.
For centuries scurvy had been the scourge of sailors on long voyages.
My personal theory is that they were all named by very hungry, shipwrecked sailors.
The sailors looked to me gross and slovenly men, and the shipping struck me as clumsy, ugly, old, and dirty.
Accommodation standards will be much improved over previous RN warships, all owing sailors to enjoy a far better quality of life at sea.
Advice from local wayfarer sailors may also be useful.
Whelk egg mass is also known as ' sea wash balls ' because early sailors used them for washing.
Limes have been used for centuries as a flavoring and by English sailors to stave off scurvy on long ocean voyages, hence the term Limey.
Seafarers who traveled to the island ports, especially in the Caribbean, often brought back gifts known as sailors' valentines because they'd give the shell-encrusted items to their lovers.
And by all sailors and fishermen as signal horns since the dawn of sailing ships.
Experience the whistling wind and the Pacific waves keeping you company on an expedition which transports sailors into another land, faster and grander than all other sailboats in Los Cabos.
In the nineteenth century, Americans with tattoos were sailors and naval personnel, who wrote about their tattoo experiences in ships' logs, letters, and journals.
During World Wars I and II, some U.S. soldiers and sailors decorated their bodies with tattoos.
Many British sailors returned home with tattoos that commemorated their travels, and by the eighteenth century most British ports had at least one tattoo practitioner in residence.
These heavy woolen coats were the preferred outerwear of sailors who wanted the maximum protection from the cold.
Those ancient sailors would probably not recognize today's revised plus size coat versions, which are fashioned from wool and cashmere blends in a rainbow of colors.
Recruiting a scriptwriter, an actress and a couple of sailors, the group goes on a perilous journey to a place where dinosaurs, savage islanders and the 25-foot tall King Kong gorilla roam freely.
Accompanying him on this dangerous adventure are a struggling actress (Ann), a scriptwriter (Jack) and a couple of sailors.
The U.S. National Park Service maintains the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, a listing of Union and Confederate soldiers.
The National Parks Service maintains the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.
The bulk of these were most likely fishermen and others whose livelihoods depended on the local waters, as well as sailors.
Sailors wouldn't be able to take their eyes off you if you stepped aboard ship in White Nautical.
British sailors are called "limeys" because they used to suck on limes while at sea to prevent scurvy.
At one time, the vitamin C deficiency, scurvy, was common among sailors who spent long periods of time at sea without eating fresh fruits or vegetables.
It's been a long-known fact that Vitamin C prevents scurvy, a life-threatening disease that killed many sailors.
It was James Lind, a Scottish surgeon with the British Royal Navy, who recognized that by giving sailors fresh citrus, he was able to prevent and even cure scurvy.
Scurvy, a disease caused by vitamin C deficiency, was once quite common among pirates (and other sailors), who spent a great deal of time out to sea where there was little availability of fresh fruits and vegetables.
According to lore, sailors used the gemstone as a charm of protection at sea.
Navy blue, first called marine blue, is the dark blue that can appear to be black and which gets its name from the sailors of the Royal Navy.
It seems that more and more kids are spicing up their daily language with words that would make some sailors blush.
Built in 1753, the house, now an inn, has all the historical features that one would expect from a haunted site, including pirates, sailors, violent drunks and much tension and strife.
The traditional look was preserved even after the U.S. Navy negotiated the right to manufacture the shoe for its sailors.
As tattooing became more mainstream, it was commonplace to see men, usually sailors, sporting the typical red, round heart with "Mom" in the center.
This is doubtless a product of apocryphal stories of shipwrecked sailors being saved from sharks and other predators by dolphins.
Sailors, anticipating a long trip out at sea, might get a rose tattoo as reminders of beloved wives or mothers back home.
One of the most popular chest tattoos in Western culture has to be the historic sailors' tattoos that were inked directly on the chest.
Ranging from symbols that signified time at sea and affiliations (such as swallows and nautical stars) to fully detailed sailing ships, sailors were known for their chest tattoos.
This design has been popular for ages with the Navy as well as other sailors.
An inviting fairy tattoo sometimes makes body ink a bit more acceptable to people that think tats are only for sailors, bikers and other tough types.
The oath "By Jiminy" was used by sailors to evoke the names of the twins to act as protectors of their ships.
Stars have always been a popular subject matter for tattoos and got their start with sailors and pirates hundreds of years ago in the form of the nautical star.
The nautical star gets its origin from sailors over hundreds of years ago and was based on their method of navigation.
His work appealed to many nomadic sailors stopping in town for a night of alcohol, sex and ink.
As one of the more obvious symbols of people who spent time at sea, ships were a popular choice for sailors seeking tattoos.
More than a century ago when sailors depended upon the heavens for navigation through rough seas, they adopted the nautical star as a sign of belief in the North Star's ability to lead them safely home.
Like the early sailors who braved unknown dangers in pursuit of fortune, glory and the well-being of their kin, soldiers of bygone days embraced the nautical star for its safety and guidance symbolism.
Some of the first champions of tattoos were sailors.
Many sailors made it a point of pride to get inked in every port they entered, spurring the popularity and growth of the industry.
In addition to ships and anchors, two tattoos still seen today symbolize items sailors used to guide them home; the compass rose and the nautical star.
Many sailors were superstitious and often tattooed specific symbols onto various places of the body to ward off evil, keep them from sinking or guide their way home.
The nautical star tat is one found on many sailors, in all places of the body, in all sizes and colors.
Today's meaning of the nautical star as a tattoo has changed dramatically from the days when only sailors wore it.
Full body tattooing was seen everywhere in the South Seas, and it was not uncommon for sailors stopping there to get tattooed themselves.
A nautical star tattoo is based upon the compass rose design and was made popular by the sailors who created it.
Nautical star tattoos are still popular with sailors and those in the Navy for many of the same reasons it was first created.
A nautical star with only four points is most closely associated with sailors, and the compass rose.
These are tattoos involving old-style tattoo themes such as sailors, women and religion.
As a result, mainly sailors and poor people began living here.
Nylon watch straps are also often teamed with waterproof watches for divers and sailors.
Traditionally moon phase watches would have been used by sailors and travelers to help in navigation and to determine tide movements and patterns.
Then, in the 1800s, when British sailors observed the hula dancers on the Hawaiian Islands, they noted the similarity between hooping and hula dancing and the term "hula hoop" was coined.
Most of them swear like sailors and very few of them are aware of the social graces taught in finishing schools.
Dreamy and precise, the music and sound of Serenity provide the film with exquisite accents, drawing the audience into the experience as the sirens of mythology lured sailors into the depths with their songs.
In fact, the USS Constitution, one of the first frigates ever commissioned by the U.S. Navy, still is crewed by sailors following the uniform regulations of 1815.
According to their site, 70 percent of the profits from the purchase of uniforms and other items are given back to United States sailors through Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) distributions.
Throughout the years the company has continued supplying soldiers and sailors with regulation military uniforms.
Neither the tunny nor the coral fishery is carried on by the Sardinians themselves, who are not sailors by nature; the former is in the hands of Genoese and the latter of Neapolitans.
In Washington Square there is a Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, 93 ft.
The ceremony of hoisting a flag and taking possession of the country in the name of the government of the Netherlands was actually performed, but the description of the wildness of the country, and of the fabulous giants by which Tasman's sailors believed it to be inhabited, deterred the Dutch from occupying the island, and by the international principle of " non-user " it passed from their hands.
Tone, who accompanied it as "Adjutant-general Smith," had the greatest contempt for the seamanship of the French sailors, which was amply justified by the disastrous result of the invasion.
On April 7th, 1541, he sailed from Lisbon with Martim Alfonso de Sousa, governor designate of India, and lived amongst the common sailors, ministering to their religious and temporal needs, especially during an outbreak of scurvy.
In the course of the fighting which ensued some fifty German sailors and marines were killed or wounded by the adherents of Mataafa.
This was still open in the imperial period, and the town, which was a municipium, possessed its own gild of sailors; but its importance gradually decreased.
Phoenician artificers were enlisted for the purpose, and with Phoenician sailors successful trading-journeys were regularly undertaken.
They are bold and skilful sailors and fishermen; other trades, as boat and house building, carving, cooking, net and mat making, are usually hereditary.
They arrived at Roanoke Island on the 2 2nd of July 1587 and were forced to remain there by the refusal of the sailors to carry them farther.
A sailors' and fishermen's Harbour of Refuge, free library, constitutional club and technical school are maintained.
On Libby Hill, in the south-eastern part of the city, is a monument to the private soldiers and sailors of the Confederacy.
She was the patroness of hunters, fishermen and sailors, and also a goddess of birth and health.
In Portsmouth are an Athenaeum (1817), with a valuable library; a public library (1881); a city hall; a county court house; a United States customs-house; a soldiers' and sailors' monument; an equestrian t Island 'Portsmouth ' ?Cd'i .9?-?.
Vernon (opened 1909); an institution for crippled and deformed children (authorized in 1907); a soldiers' and sailors' orphans' home at Xenia (organized in 1869 by the Grand Army of the Republic); a home for soldiers, sailors, marines, their wives, mothers and widows, and army nurses at Madison (established by the National Women's Relief Corps; taken over by the state, 1904); and soldiers' and sailors' homes at Sandusky (opened 1888), supported by the state, and at Dayton, supported by the United States.
Augustine, a hospital for the insane at Chattahoochee and a reform school at Marianna, all wholly supported by the state, and a Confederate soldiers' and sailors' home at Tallahassee, which is partially supported by the state.
The city has a Memorial Hall, erected in honour of the soldiers and sailors of Winnebago county, and in charge of the Grand Army of the Republic; a soldiers' memorial fountain; a Carnegie library, containing 51,340 volumes in 1909; and the Velie Museum of natural history.
Among the other noteworthy buildings of the Peiraeus were the arsenal (vKEUoOKrl) of Philo and the temples of Zeus Soter, the patron god of the sailors, of the Cnidian Artemis, built by Cimon, and of Artemis Munychia, situated near the fort on the Munychia height; traces of a temple of Asclepius, of two theatres and of a hippodrome remain.
Ward Hill (742 ft.) is the sailors' landmark for Lerwick harbour.
In the Public Square is a soldiers' and sailors' monument consisting of a granite shaft rising from a memorial room to a height of 125 ft., and surmounted with a figure of Liberty; in the same park, also, is a bronze statue of Moses Cleaveland, the founder of the city.
Cleveland has also its orphan asylums, homes for the aged, homes for incurables, and day nurseries, besides a home for sailors, homes for young working women, and retreats for unfortunate girls.
Of all his portraits of adventurous sailors, "Gentleman Chucks" in Peter Simple and "Equality Jack" in Mr Midshipman Easy are the most famous, but he created many other types which take rank among the characteristic figures in English fiction.
He constantly protested against flogging in the army, the impressment of sailors and imprisonment for debt.
The maritime population supplies the best sailors in India.
He has ever been the patron saint of Mediterranean sailors, who regard St Elmo's fire as the visible sign of his guardianship. The phenomenon was known to the ancient Greeks, and Pliny in his Natural History states that when there were two lights sailors called them Castor and Pollux and invoked them as gods.
The sailors of the " Stavenisse " reported the most numerous and most powerful tribe to be the Abambo, while that which came most in contact with the whites was the Amatuli, as it occupied a considerable part of the coast-land.
All the rest save Farewell and Fynn speedily repented of their adventure and returned to the Cape, but the two who remained were joined by three sailors, John Cane, Henry Ogle and Thomas Holstead, a lad.
When Odysseus reached the country of the Lotophagi, many of his sailors after eating the lotus lost all wish to return home.
The land forces were supported by a river fleet consisting (in 1479) of 360 vessels, mostly sloops and corvettes, manned by 2600 sailors, generally Croats, and carrying 10,000 soldiers.
On Monument Hill, in West Lawn Cemetery, in a park of 26 acres - a site which President McKinley had suggested for a monument to the soldiers and sailors of Stark county - there is a beautiful monument to the memory of McKinley, who lived in Canton.
In reality, a very liberal expenditure of artillery ammunition on the part of the fleet was doing considerably less damage to the Ottoman defences than the Allied sailors imagined to be the case.
The Nautical Magazine (1832) was addressed specially to sailors, and Colburn's United Service Journal (1829) to both services.
There is an old church with a statue of the Virgin much revered by the sailors.
He took his stand on the forward deck, while the robber sailors stood in a half circle before him, anxious to listen to his song.
Then he sang a wonderful song, so sweet, so lively, so touching, that many of the sailors were moved to tears.
The sailors divided his money among themselves; and the ship sailed on.
He quarreled with the other sailors, and even with the captain.
Then four of the sailors rowed him to the shore and left him there.
He called loudly to the sailors and to the captain.
Many ships are wrecked and the sailors are drowned.
All the sailors were drowned but Robinson Crusoe.
Please tell the brave sailors, who have charge of the HELEN KELLER, that little Helen who stays at home will often think of them with loving thoughts.
All French sailors between the ages of eighteen and fifty must be enrolled as members of the armte de me,.
In one of the parks is a soldiers' and sailors' monument.
Eighteen months later a party of Italian sailors and explorers under Lieutenant Biglieri and Signor Giulietti were massacred in Egyptian.