Wine, fruit, cork, baskets and sumach are exported in small coasting vessels; there are important sardine and tunny fisheries; and boats, sails and cordage are manufactured.
By that time Cecil had begun to trim his sails to a different breeze.
Sails, paddles, oars and punting-poles are all in use.
While he penned dissertations on the futility of fame and the burden of celebrity he was trimming his sails to catch the breeze of popular applause.
There is communication with Sydney by private steamer, and a steamer sails between Jaluit and Ponape to connect with the French boats for Singapore.
What glorious sails we had to Bedford Basin, to McNabb's Island, to York Redoubt, and to the Northwest Arm!
The hawk is aerial brother of the wave which he sails over and surveys, those his perfect air-inflated wings answering to the elemental unfledged pinions of the sea.
Outrigger Catamaran offers a spectacular sunset cruise that sails along picturesque Waikiki Beach and includes awe-inspiring views of Diamond Head and other local landmarks.
I feel more like a ship's sailor in a storm, with shredded sails with someone handing me a needle and thread.
Shipbuilding and the manufacture of ropes, paint and sails are industries.
Above Ciudad Bolivar transportation is effected by two or three small river steamers and a great number of small craft (lauchas, bungos, balandras, &c.), using sails, oars and punting poles.
The noise of the ship's guns, as the company sails off, wakes the poet to the real pleasures of a May morning.
When Barnabas sails away with Mark to resume work in Cyprus, the mists of history hide him from our sight.
The principal manufactures comprise woollens, leather, rope and sails, and there are also breweries, distilleries, iron foundries, brick-yards and timber-yards, besides some ship-building.
The American craft was propelled by poling, paddling, rowing, and by rude sails of matting.
Their, canoes carry sails and are made of the trunk of the bread-fruit tree.
The ocean of water buoys or floats the ship, and the ocean of air, or part of it in motion, swells the sails which propel the ship. The moving air, which strikes the sails directly, strikes.
Under the heading "Remarks" are noted (for vessels with sail power) making, shortening and trimming sails; and (for all ships) employment of crew, times of passing prominent landmarks, altering of course, and any subject of interest and FIG.
Of the stem of the plant were made boats, sails, mats, cloth, cords, and, above all, writing materials.
Some shipbuilding and the manufacture of rope, sails and ship-fittings are carried on, and the fisheries are valuable.
The other industries, are chiefly fishing, shipbuilding and the manufacture of ropes and sails.
His contemporaries were most struck by his invention of a carriage with sails, a little model of which was preserved at Scheveningen till 1802.
The western division consists of low fen or clay soil and presents a monotonous expanse of rich meadow-land, carefully drained in regular lines of canals bordered by stunted willows, and dotted over with windmills, the sails of canal craft and the clumps of elm and poplar which surround each isolated farm-house.
The fact that the ships have oars and not sails makes it probable that they were rather for the sea than.
The paintings on the vases show boats driven by oars and sails rudely figured, and the boats bear emblematic standards or ensigns.
2 So, too, the ship that sailed annually from Thessaly to Troy with offerings to the shade of Achilles put to sea with sable sails (Philostratus, Heroica, xx.
The black sails recur in the modern Greek version of the tale of Theseus.
They may have owed their origin to the Roman galleys: they did without doubt owe their sails to them.
Beowulf, with fourteen companions, sails to Denmark, to offer his help to Hrothgar, king of the Danes, whose hall (called " Heorot ") has for twelve years been rendered uninhabitable by the ravages of a devouring monster (apparently in gigantic human shape) called Grendel, a dweller in the waste, who used nightly to force an entrance and slaughter some of the inmates.
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.
One-third to be deducted off repairs to and renewal of woodwork of hull, masts and spars, furniture, upholstery, crockery, metal and glassware, also sails, rigging, ropes, sheets and hawsers (other than wire and chain), awnings, covers and painting.
Whatever the reason for putting into the port of refuge, provided it was necessary for the common safety, the expenses of going in, and the consequent expenses of getting out (if she sails again with all or part of her original cargo), are allowed as G.A., Rule X.
Such efforts involve an abnormal use which is likely to cause damage to sails and spars, or to engines and boilers; and they are treated as acts of sacrifice.
Some kinds are made close and dense in texture, for carrying such seed as poppy or rape and sugar; others less close are used for rice, pulses, and seeds of like size, and coarser and opener kinds again are woven for the outer cover of packages and for the sails of country boats.
Besides the fisheries, there are engineering works, distilleries, and works for the making of ropes, sails and oil.
in 1470, Archbishop Neville took the oath of allegiance to Edward, but during the short Lancastrian restoration which compelled Edward to cross to Holland, Neville acted as chancellor to Henry VI.; and when the tide once more turned he again trimmed his sails to the favouring breeze, making his peace with Edward, now again triumphant, by surrendering Henry into his hands.
'-?, ship is in motion it can be steered either by the sails alone, or by the rudder alone, or by both combined.
This done he extends his enormous pinions 2 and sails majestically along, seldom deigning to flap his wings, the breeze doing the work for him.
The same argument is re stated in different words as under: - " If the air under the wings be struck by the flexible portions of the wings (flabella, literally fly flaps or small fans) with a motion perpendicular to the horizon, the sails (vela) and flexible portions of the wings (flabella) will yield in an upward direction and form a wedge, the point of which is directed towards the tail.
36, are two corks, into each of which are inserted four wing feathers from any bird, so as to be slightly inclined like the sails of a windmill, but in opposite directions in each set.
The machine advanced with its front edge a little raised, the effect of which was to present its under surface to the air over which it passed, the resistance of which, acting upon it like a strong wind on the sails of a windmill, prevented the descent of the machine and its burden.
Foreign questions arose which strongly excited English feeling - the arrangements of peace with Russia, Italian struggles for freedom, an American quarrel, the "Arrow" affair and the Chinese war, the affair of the French colonels and the Conspiracy Bill; and as they arose Palmerston gathered into his own sails (except on the last occasion) every wind of popular favour.
Industries include the manufacture of earthenware, leather goods, sails, ropes and linen, and ironfounding.
alive with the sound of stays and sails flapping in the sea breeze.
A four storied brick tower mill with ogee cap, eight bladed fantail and four single sided patent sails rotating anti clockwise.
billowing the sails on a ship, providing the impetus to move the vessel across the water.
bougainvillea flowersthe cruise vacation we royal caribbean ship the ship sails.
The mill had a boat shaped cap, patent sails and a fantail, which between them drove 2 pairs of 4 foot stones.
Guaranteed to blow the wind out of your sails, Despair Posters are ideal for bitter and twisted cynics everywhere... .
She sails the a full schedule fulfill dreams cruise.
flotilla sails north around the islands of the Kornati National Park, a nautical paradise with over 100 uninhabited islets.
fore and aftnd-aft sails at the front were called jibs (1 ).
gaff sails show that at times she could carry a large area of canvas.
A gale apprehensive took in and furled the Royals and top gallants and also a couple of reefs in top sails.
infuriatesweated her guts out to keep our sails intact for the last year, it infuriating to have such a stupid accident.
One week the flotilla sails north around the islands of the Kornati National Park, a nautical paradise with over 100 uninhabited islets.
jabbered some unintelligible words and pointed to the sails.
lateen sails or the heavy wooden rudder.
Thus, synthetics which resist mildew compete favorably with cotton in making sails for boats or shower curtains.
mizzen staysails, square sails, you name it, one of our members has tried it.
Later, they built stronger ships that could use either oars or sails for trading with their neighbors.
Saga rose sails the south pacific however in october.
He even had the original proctor D on it with cotton sails!
Against rinos republicans sails were raised the guide's authors be cautious.
hoist the sails and haul in the stern slip until parallel to the pontoon.
sails at 13.30 hrs.
The main reason he's famous is because of his death defying walks between the windmill sails, while they are turning.
sails of the windmill, now dim and still in the warm morning air.
Synopsis In a spectacular seascape, a young boy sails for a distant island where he finds a special friend waiting for him.
They had a rough passage with strong squalls which damaged some of the sails.
square-rigged sails were probably the forerunners of the sailing ships.
Flying jibs on bowsprits, mizzen staysails, square sails, you name it, one of our members has tried it.
The white sails of a boat contrasted with a deep crimson sunset.
swan keeper sails up the River Thames, from London Bridge to Henley.
topgallant sails from the pool.
Cover for sails and covers, damaged by vermin.
windmill sails, while they are turning.
p. 470) sails in the golden bowl made by Hephaestus from the abode of the Hesperides to the land where he rises again.
13); (34) the tree called peridexion (protects pigeons from the serpent by its shadow); (35) the pigeons (of several colours;: led by one of them, which is of a purple or golden colour); (36) the antelope (or hydrippus; caught by its horns in the thicket); (37) the fireflints (of two sexes; combine to produce fire); (38) the magnet (adheres to iron); (39) the saw-fish (sails in company with ships); (40) the ibis (fishes only along the shore); (41) the ibex (descries a hunter from afar); (42) the diamond again (read "carbuncle"; found only by night); (43) the elephant.(conceives after partaking of mandrake; brings forth in the water; the young protected from the serpent by the father; when fallen is lifted up only by a certain small individual of its own kind); (44) the agate (employed in pearl-fishing); (45) the wild ass and ape (mark the equinox); (46) the Indian stone (relieves patients of the dropsy); (47) the heron (touches no dead body, and keeps to one dwellingplace); (48) the sycamore (or wild fig; grubs living inside the fruit and coming out); (49) the ostrich (devours all sorts of things; forgetful of its own eggs).
This he followed up by an encyclical on the unity of the Church (Sails cognitum, 29th June 1896); and the question of the validity of Anglican ordinations from the Roman Catholic point of view having been raised in Rome by Viscount Halifax, with whom the abbe Louis Duchesne and one or two other French priests were in sympathy, a commission was appointed to consider the subject, and on the 15th of September 1896 a condemnation of the Anglican form as theologically insufficient was issued, and was directed to be taken as final.
Our little boat confronted the gale fearlessly; with sails spread and ropes taut, she seemed to sit upon the wind.
This carload of torn sails is more legible and interesting now than if they should be wrought into paper and printed books.
In such transparent and seemingly bottomless water, reflecting the clouds, I seemed to be floating through the air as in a balloon, and their swimming impressed me as a kind of flight or hovering, as if they were a compact flock of birds passing just beneath my level on the right or left, their fins, like sails, set all around them.
Against rinos republicans sails were raised the guide 's authors be cautious.
There will be a tour of the Abbey before the ship sails at 13.30 hrs.
The main reason he 's famous is because of his death defying walks between the windmill sails, while they are turning.
I glanced up at the sails of the windmill, now dim and still in the warm morning air.
There may also be evidence for early sprit sails.
The Red Sea galleys with their auxiliary square-rigged sails were probably the forerunners of the sailing ships.
In July, the Queen´s swan keeper sails up the River Thames, from London Bridge to Henley.
The sun rose, we then could just see his topgallant sails from the pool.
What grew out of the clumsy old windmill design of sails made of canvas attached to the blades is beginning to take on a grace in form that surpasses pure functionality.
Musical Notes Sailboat Ties: Sailboat sails can be shaped like musical notes and splashed across a bold necktie for children.
Where tweens and teens are concerned, these styles will reach their peak accessibility when prom season sails into view.
Norwegian Cruise Line is based in Miami, FL, but sails from a wide variety of ports, including Baltimore, MD; New York, NY; New Orleans, LA; Boston, MA; Los Angeles, CA; and Honolulu, HI.
Costa Cruises sails throughout the Caribbean and throughout Europe.
The line focuses on less-frequented, exotic ports of call, and regularly sails to South America, the Mediterranean, the British Isles, Asia, Mexico, and the Panama Canal.
Founded in 1947, the line's ships are powered by both engines and sails (to balance a true sailing experience with modern convenience), and the rebuilt nature of the vessels guarantees an authentic glimpse of the sailing lifestyle.
It isn't uncommon for passengers to assist the crew by hauling sails if they are so inclined, but otherwise there are few scheduled events.
When the cruise sails can also help keep it more adults only.
They range in price from $87 to $115, and each sails for a different location.
Plus, you will be participating in the sailing and grinding of the sails.
Mississippi Belle--This small paddle-wheel excursion boat sails from Brainerd, Minnesota, on the Upper Mississippi River.
In contrast, along the mighty Mississippi passengers may pass close by alligators, turtles, snakes, and a wide range of beautiful birds as the ship sails leisurely along the river.
The Discovery: This meticulously fitted 65-foot classic working yacht gently sails you into one of the world's richest marine environments.
The full ship charter onboard Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas sails to the Mexican Riviera and can accommodate more than 300 sexy lifestyle couples.
The short voyage sails out to sea and back without stopping at any other port.
Newburgh Landing: This narrated history tour departs from Newburgh Landing and sails past ruins of a 19th century castle on Bannerman's Island.
Rather, your ship sails on the open sea for a day or two, and then returns to port.
During that time, the ship sails out to sea and back without stopping at any ports.
Instead, you can take a holiday cruise, which sails over Christmas and New Year's Day.
The world's largest cruise liner in service sails to the eastern and western Caribbean.
Cunard Cruise Lines: The luxurious Queen Mary sails roundtrip from New York in November and December to ports in the Caribbean.
This seven-night cruise features the "Eastern Caribbean Enchantment" itinerary, which sails roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale.
Flexibility: Realistically, you are unlikely to find a last minute deal on an Alaska cruise that sails during the Christmas season.
Most Maui sunset sails depart from Lahaina and Maalaea Harbors, not far from hotels and other main attractions.
These relaxing sunset sails are just what the doctor ordered after a hard day of swimming, sunning and surfing.Blue Sea Cruises offers one of the best sunset voyages on the island.
The uniquely beautiful and uninhabited setting makes it a haven for sunset cruise operators.Kauai sunset sails usually run about four hours because they have so much water to cover traveling to and from the Na Pail Coastline.
The Glacier Bay Highlights Cruise and Glaciers of Prince William Sound cruise sails for five days.
The cruise to Alaska sails into smaller waterways where you can see tidewater glaciers, icebergs and fjords.
MSC Poesia sails from November through February, for three to 14 nights.
The ultra-luxe vessel departs on December 10, 2010, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and sails to Los Angeles, California.
For example, there is a trip from New York City to Montreal on the Seven Seas Navigator that sails part of the Hudson River and lasts 10 days.
The trip sails along Alaska's famed coastline and provides passengers with unprecedented views of massive glaciers, historic ports and unique wildlife.
Carnival Cruise Lines: The company sails from Ft. Lauderdale to the Bahamas, Western Caribbean and the Eastern Caribbean, and posts last minute deals on its website.
They didn't start out making clothing, but were known for their tents and sails.
The Blue and Gold ferry boat sails to Alcatraz Island and under the Golden Gate Bridge for a fun, ninety-minute adventure.
This 90-minute journey leaves Pier 39, sails out under the Golden Gate Bridge and then comes back to circle around Alcatraz Island.
The Blue and Gold ferry boat sails to Alcatraz Island on weekends only during the winter.
Some customers mentioned that the cannons and sails were difficult for younger children to work.
The sails were still set and life boats were all in place, but the entire eleven member crew had disappeared.
One might as well attempt to steer a boat carried along by currents of water in the absence of oars, sails and wind, as to steer a balloon carried along by currents of air.
We sailed out of Civitavecchia at 6pm, the captain pressed a button and the sails unfurled from the 50ft masts.
Hoist the sails and haul in the stern slip until parallel to the pontoon.
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