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
They discovered her proximity, dropped back until she was nearly broadside
on to the former battleship, and signalled up the Theodore Roosevelt and the little Monitor.
They passed under Kew Bridge, broadside
, at the rate of eight miles an hour.
The dugout turned broadside
the instant that its nose touched the sand, and immediately it rolled over, with all its crew scrambling madly for the shore.
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.
Taylor and I also opened up on the creature, and as it was broadside
to us it offered a splendid target, though for all the impression we appeared to make upon the great cat we might as well have been launching soap bubbles at it.
Great masses of ice frequently fall from these icy cliffs, and the crash reverberates like the broadside
of a man-of-war through the lonely channels.
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.
The Ghost clung on close to the wind and betrayed no inclination to fall off broadside
to the trough.
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.