After long struggling they had let her go at the mercy of the waves, tossing about, sometimes with her bow, sometimes with her broadside
to the surges, threatened each instant with destruction, yet repeatedly escaping, until a huge sea broke over and swamped her.
I would not believe it, and, throwing back my shoulders, I ran to the deck below to join my men in repelling boarders from one of the thern craft that had grappled us broadside
The long, agitated noses of their, big guns, jetting thin transparent flashes and the broadside
activity of the quick-firers, were the chief facts in this bird's-eye view.
He proceeded to give his prospective son-in-law a detailed lecture concerning the mismanagement of the field hospitals at the front, and having disposed of that subject, he opened a broadside
attack upon the Admiralty.
As the spritsail was taken in and the boat headed on to the beach, he was aware of a distinct hurt at sight of Joan at the steering-oar, standing erect and swaying her strength to it as she resisted the pressures that tended to throw the craft broadside
in the surf.
Chesterton set the whole world laughing with a series of alleged non-partisan essays on the subject, and the whole affair, controversy and controversialists, was well-nigh swept into the pit by a thundering broadside
from George Bernard Shaw.
Shut the book and come away," cried Tom, enjoying this broadside
immensely, but feeling guilty, as well he might.
When I saw that we soon would touch, I ordered the ship brought around broadside
to the wind, and there we hovered a moment until a huge wave reached up and seized us upon its crest, and then I gave the order that suddenly reversed the screening force, and let us into the ocean.
As they fell down sideways, they splashed the water high up, and the sound reverberated like a distant broadside
Bartholomew Fair' is a coarse but overwhelming broadside
at Puritan hypocrisy.
When it got up it was with the suggestion that he must do something at once or there would be a broadside
smash accompanied by the explosion of dynamite, in which both ships would be blown up and every soul on board of them would vanish off the earth in an enormous flame and uproar.
And as I choked and strangled, and as the Ghost wallowed for an instant, broadside
on and rolling straight over and far into the wind, I beheld a huge sea rise far above my head.
Deputy, with a piercing broadside
of whistle through the whole gap in his mouth, as a receipt in full for all arrears, vanished.
In a short time more they rowed a little farther out to sea, till they came directly broadside
with us, and then rowed down straight upon us, till they came so near that they could hear us speak; upon this, I ordered all my men to keep close, lest they should shoot any more arrows, and made all our guns ready; but being so near as to be within hearing, I made Friday go out upon the deck, and call out aloud to them in his language, to know what they meant.
It would print great broadsides
during the campaign; one copy that came to Jurgis was a manifesto addressed to striking workingmen, of which nearly a million copies had been distributed in the industrial centers, wherever the employers' associations had been carrying out their "open shop" program.