One by one, however, the ships managed to dip below the crests of the outlying hills until only one barely moving craft was in sight.
As the craft neared the building, and just before she struck, the Martian warriors swarmed upon her from the windows, and with their great spears eased the shock of the collision, and in a few moments they had thrown out grappling hooks and the big boat was being hauled to ground by their fellows below.
The night was really terrible; it would be a miracle if the craft did not founder.
It was a favourable change, and the Tankadere again bounded forward on this mountainous sea, though the waves crossed each other, and imparted shocks and counter-shocks which would have crushed a craft less solidly built.
answered the man, 'that is not my sort of tailoring; come with me, and you will learn quite another kind of craft from that.
After the space of four years, at the time agreed upon, the four brothers met at the four cross-roads; and having welcomed each other, set off towards their father's home, where they told him all that had happened to them, and how each had learned some craft.
All about us in the garden lay their sinister craft
, which the therns for some reason, then unaccountable to me, made no effort to injure.
He continued up the river for perhaps a mile; and then, crossing over to the left bank, drew his craft
up on a low ledge that lay almost on a level with the water.
In aggravated cases, that is when the obstructions are many, or of such a nature as to deflect the bow more than forty-five degrees in any direction, or when the craft
has reached its destination and dropped to within a hundred yards of the ground, the mechanism brings her to a full stop, at the same time sounding a loud alarm which will instantly awaken the pilot.
Tarzan, however, was confident that with a good west wind he could navigate the little craft
to the mainland.
To her surprise she discovered that she could not even turn against the high wind, which rocked and buffeted the frail craft
We heard a loud explosion apparently directly above us; the craft
trembled to the shock which threw us all to the deck.
When she came to the surface again it was to find herself as far from shore as she had been when she first quitted the prahu, but the craft
was now circling far below her, and she set out once again to retrace her way toward the inky mass of shore line which loomed apparently near and yet, as she knew, was some considerable distance from her.
In it the poet invokes Athena to protect certain potters and their craft
, if they will, according to promise, give him a reward for his song; if they prove false, malignant gnomes are invoked to wreck the kiln and hurt the potters.
The spritsail filled with the wind, suddenly, careening the frail open craft
till it seemed it would surely capsize.