They took all his money and one of the children and stole his boat
Not a chip of the boat
was harmed, nor a hair of any oarsman's head; but the mate for ever sank.
We certainly had not been, and at that time as certainly we were not, either attended or followed by any boat
Now one sunshiny day the Doctor and Dab- Dab were walking up and down on the ship for exercise; a nice fresh wind was blowing the boat
along, and everybody was happy.
We made the water fly, and the boat
was soon alongside and I aboard the schooner.
I shall not trouble the reader with the difficulties I was under, by the help of certain paddles, which cost me ten days making, to get my boat
to the royal port of Blefuscu, where a mighty concourse of people appeared upon my arrival, full of wonder at the sight of so prodigious a vessel.
was round and green, and very like the other lily-leaves.
At night they landed, hauled up their boat
to dry, pitched their tent, and made a rousing fire.
We pulled an easy stroke; but when the master of the brig, after a glance over his shoulder, stood up with a low exclamation, my men feathered their oars instinctively, without an order, and the boat
lost her way.
It was evident that a boat
had entered the bay, and I saw little reason to doubt the truth of the report that it had brought my companion.
De Guiche, who had been looking among the different boats
for one stronger than the others, which might offer a chance of reaching the English vessels, perceiving the pilot-boat
getting ready to start, said to Raoul: "Do you not think, Raoul, that intelligent and vigorous men, as we are, ought to be ashamed to retreat before the brute strength of wind and waves?
Fox requested to have regular sailors to man the boat
, but the captain would not spare them from the service of the ship, and supposed the Canadians, being expert boatmen on lakes and rivers, were competent to the service, especially when directed and aided by Fox and Martin.
I don't think I ever remember to have seen Moulsey Lock, before, with only one boat
Being an indifferent fisherman, my enthusiasm for this form of sport soon waned; yet in the absence of other forms of recreation I was now risking my life in an entirely inadequate boat
off Cape Farewell at the southernmost extremity of Greenland.
On the day they should have reached the boat
, Elijah collapsed utterly.