canoe


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Damon drew back so suddenly that he tilted the canoe, and the black paddlers looked around wonderingly.
It was all grass clear to the canoe, so I hadn't left a track.
I encompassed it almost round, before I could find a convenient place to land in; which was a small creek, about three times the wideness of my canoe.
Scarcely had the boat containing the boy and the old woman started for the shore than Condon hailed a canoe upon the other side of the ship, and after bargaining with its owner finally lowered his baggage and himself aboard.
The water in front of the canoe was hardly ruffled by its passage and no sound betrayed the collision, when the light fabric shot on the gravelly beach for nearly half its length, Natty receding a step or two from its bow, in order to facilitate the landing.
The canoes would be unladen, taken on shore, and their contents disposed in order.
The woods on either side were primeval, which are more easily penetrated than woods of the second growth, and we had no great difficulty in carrying our canoes through them.
In other and simpler words, I fired my revolver at the nearest canoe.
The two now followed the stream down to the ocean, finding that it emptied into a bay not over a mile from the point upon the beach at which the canoe had been thrown the night before.
This gave Van Horn the advantage over the approaching canoe-men, for the lantern, suspended through the barbed wire across the rail and well down, would clearly illuminate the occupants of the canoe while he was left in semi-darkness and shadow.
Suppose 'm you take 'm me along canoe, washee-washee, me give 'm you fella boy two stick tobacco.
This canoe was to carry him for two days, when, the head of navigation reached, it would return.
But gods are accustomed to being obeyed, and Grey Beaver wrathfully launched a canoe in pursuit.
We found here a family of Jemmy's tribe, but not his relations: we made friends with them; and in the evening they sent a canoe to inform Jemmy's mother and brothers.
And the white man's canoe, advancing upstream in the short-lived disturbance of its own making, seemed to enter the portals of a land from which the very memory of motion had forever departed.