Wrecks Sentence Examples
By the time we reached our apartment, both of us were exhausted wrecks.
It wrecks economies and never, ever works.
Stavanger is the first port of call for northward-bound passenger steamers from Hull and Newcastle, and has regular services from all the Norwegian coast towns, from Hamburg, &c. A railway runs south along the wild and desolate coast of Jaederen, one of the few low and unprotected shores in Norway, the scene of many wrecks.
Be this as it may, the Lombards, their ranks swelled by the Gepidae, whom they had lately conquered, and by the wrecks of other barbarian tribes, passed southward under their king Alboin in 568.
In the early part of the 19th century the island was chiefly known to Europeans on account of the wrecks which took place on its coasts, and the dangers that the crews had to run from the cannibal propensities of the aborigines, and the almost equally cruel tendencies of the Chinese.Advertisement
When Antipater died, in 319, a second war broke out, the wrecks of the party of Perdiccas, led by Eumenes, combining with Polyperchon, the new regent, and later on (318) with the eastern satraps who were in arms against Pithon, the satrap of Media.
There have been many terrible wrecks on the coast, and there are life-saving stations on Muskeget Island, near Maddaket, at Surfside and on Coskata Beach.
Minikoi atoll, with the numerous wrecks on its reefs, its lighthouse, and its position on the track of all eastward-bound vessels, is a familiar sight to seafarers in these waters.
Napoleon now ordered Ney to carry La Haye Sainte at whatever cost, and this the marshal accomplished with the wrecks of D'Erlon's corps soon after 6 P.M.
Since the lighting no wrecks have occurred on the reef.Advertisement
The Scilly Isles offers a great combination of wrecks and scenic dives.
Wrecks A Russian destroyer was sunk off Cayman Brac in 1996 and is now encrusted with life.
Its primary purpose would be to record objects that have been stolen, illegally excavated or illegally removed from monuments or wrecks.
There are also a few wrecks including the Russian frigate, Capt. Keith Tibbets, sunk in 1996 at 25m.
On the 2 previous trips I have been quite narked on some of the wrecks deeper than 35 meters when diving on air.Advertisement
British divers will be amazed at the intact nature of the wrecks, which often have all portholes intact.
Both wrecks have an absolute profusion of life around them, which make them a very enjoyable dive.
The wrecks range from wooden schooners that sank in the early 1800s through to recently wrecked freighters like the Edmund Fitzgerald.
She still lies exactly as she sank, upright and mainly intact, but, like all the harbor wrecks, very silty.
The ground you are fishing onto is mainly clean, but some areas have natural snags such as small wrecks and gullies.Advertisement
However, the area offers a treasure-trove of wrecks to explore.
There are some great wartime wrecks and there is a very active artificial reef program busily sinking more wrecks every year.
They can range from colorful reefs to large pelagic species and from cave systems to sunken wrecks.
Possibly the Largo Bay lies next to her, but more likely she is one of the unidentified wrecks nearby.
The fragments of many wrecks emphasize the dangers of navigation, which are increased by the absence of beacons, the only lighthouse being that maintained by the Board of Trade on Cape Pembroke near the principal settlement.Advertisement
Professor Sayce, one of the most distinguished of modern Assyriologists, writing as an opponent of the purely destructive "Higher Criticism," demands no more than that the Book of Genesis "shall take rank by the side of the other monuments of the past as the record of events which have actually happened and been handed on by credible men"; that it shall, in short, be admitted to be "a collection of ancient documents which have all the value of contemporaneous testimony," but which being in themselves "wrecks of vast literatures which extended over the Oriental world from a remote epoch," cannot be understood aright "except in the light of the contemporaneous literature of which they form a portion."
This collection of twelve stories of notable wrecks which befell Portuguese ships between 1552 and 1604 contains that of the galleon " St John " on the Natal coast, an event which inspired Corte-Rears epic poem as well as some poignant stanzas in The Lusiads, and the tales form a model of simple spontaneous popular writing.
Risdon Beasley salvaged some 80 wrecks and sold recovered cargoes for millions of dollars during his 30 year career.
The answer lies in the many wrecks on the seabed in an area that is closer to home for many divers than Scapa Flow.
Wrecks The best wreck dive in the area is the Maverick, a former ferry, sunk on 4 April 1997.
Several protected wrecks of 18th century warships in the English Channel are known to be at risk from erosion and human disturbance.
When temperatures begin to reach the smoldering triple digits and humidity wrecks havoc on our hair, regular makeup products begin to melt away faster than the Wicked Witch of the West.
Additionally, many wrecks end up with cars veering off the road and into yards, homes, stores, and other structures in the buildings surrounding the street.
Nothing wrecks a scary mood as much as someone saying, "Wait, I forgot to mention she has only one hand" or something else you may have omitted.
This is especially bad since it wrecks your metabolism and thus make it increasingly harder to lose any fat at all.
The differences of salinity support this method, and, especially in the northern European seas, often prove a sharper criterion of the boundaries than temperature itself; this is especially the case at the entrance to the Baltic. Evidence drawn from drift-wood, wrecks or special drift bottles is less distinct but still interesting and often useful; this method of investigation includes the use of icebergs as indicators of the trend of currents and also of plankton, the minute swimming or drifting organisms so abundant at the surface of the sea.
They were encouraged by papal bulls in their contest for the rights of property in wrecks and for the protection of shipping against pirates and slavehunters.
The Scots also made many prisoners; the disaster was complete, and the wrecks of the beaten army dispersed before reaching the border.
He rallied the wrecks of the west country rebels, and presently appeared before the gates of Exeter with nearly 8000 men.
It was an age of accumulation and preparation, when the world was still amassing and cataloguing the fragments rescued from the wrecks of Greece and Rome.
In the grasp of a more inexorable necessity, the champion of Greek freedom was borne onward to a more tremendous catastrophe than that which strewed the waters of Salamis with Persian wrecks and the field of Plataea with Persian dead; but to him, at least, it was given to proclaim aloud the clear and sure foreboding that filled his soul, to do all that true heart and free hand could do for his cause, and, though not to save, yet to encourage, to console and to ennoble.
There are many furrows in the sand where some creature has travelled about and doubled on its tracks; and, for wrecks, it is strewn with the cases of caddis-worms made of minute grains of white quartz.