The captain in his armchair, holding on grimly at the head of the table, with the soup-tureen rolling on one side of the cabin and the steward sprawling on the other, would observe, looking at me: "That's your one-third above the beams
Captain Purnall presses a switch and our signal beam begins to swing through the night, twizzling spokes of light across infinity.
I've turned in a General Call, so even if they don't see our beam some one's bound to help--or else we must.
We shut off our beam as she adjusts herself--steering to a hair--over the tramp's conning-tower.
Keep our beam on her and send out a General Warning," says Captain Purnall, following her down.
But thou shouldst have lashed him to the beam
with a rope.
To this it clung in a seeming frenzy, grimacing ghastly, surging and plunging from side to side in its efforts to disengage its property from the beam
, but uttering no sound.
All this time, you should know, the Covenant was meeting continual head-winds and tumbling up and down against head-seas, so that the scuttle was almost constantly shut, and the forecastle lighted only by a swinging lantern on a beam
The monotonous boy put his head round the beam on the left, and said, 'Look out there, ladies
They were soon left alone; nothing more important happening, in the meantime, than the boy looking round his old beam, and saying, 'Everybody at eleven to-morrow, ladies
Now," said Herbert, as the growl resounded in the beam
once more, "he's down again on his back
Bellevigne de l'Etoile nimbly mounted the transverse beam
, and in another minute, Gringoire, on raising his eyes, beheld him, with terror, seated upon the beam
above his head.
His gray locks slowly waved on the wind, and glittered to the beam of night.
And so the night passed till "morning trembles with the beam of the east; it glimmers on Cromla's side.
Bright rays beam
dazzlingly from him, and his bright locks streaming form the temples of his head gracefully enclose his far-seen face: a rich, fine-spun garment glows upon his body and flutters in the wind: and stallions carry him.