When they got to the ship they found the crew
waiting by the water side, and Telemachus said, "Now my men, help me to get the stores on board; they are all put together in the cloister, and my mother does not know anything about it, nor any of the maid servants except one.
At first only we three stood alone, for a long time, watching you coming down to us, and feeling the breeze drop to a calm almost; but afterwards others, too, rose, one after another, and by-and-by I had all my crew
was composed of some twenty venerable Greenwich-pensioner-looking old salts, who just managed to hobble about deck.
was complete: it included a Boots-- A maker of Bonnets and Hoods-- A Barrister, brought to arrange their disputes-- And a Broker, to value their goods.
Down this river they plied their course merrily on a fine summer's day, making its banks resound for the first time with their old French boat songs; passing by the villages with whoop and halloo, so as to make the honest Dutch farmers mistake them for a crew
Disko dropped a heavy hand on his shoulder, for the man's eyes were wild and his lips trembled as he stared at the silent crew
Words passed between Clayton and the captain, the former making it plain that he was disgusted with the brutality displayed toward the crew
, nor would he countenance anything further of the kind while he and Lady Greystoke remained passengers.
The beasts, liberated from the confinement of the hold, wandered about the deck, not a little to the discomfiture of the crew
in whose minds there remained a still vivid picture of the savagery of the beasts in conflict with those who had gone to their deaths beneath the fangs and talons which even now seemed itching for the soft flesh of further prey.
From the engine room companionway came the engineer and stockers, and together we leaped after the balance of the crew
and into the hand-to-hand fight that was covering the wet deck with red blood.
Bududreen was no mean sailor, but he was short handed, nor is it reasonable to suppose that even with a full crew
he could have weathered the terrific gale which beat down upon the hapless vessel.
For'ard of this room, separated by a tight bulkhead, was the forecastle where lived the boat's crew
You see, he took four of his boat's crew
to Tulagi to be flogged--officially, you know--then started back with them in the whaleboat.
THE Gallant Crew
at a life-saving station were about to launch their life-boat for a spin along the coast when they discovered, but a little distance away, a capsized vessel with a dozen men clinging to her keel.
So I would rush Spider, or Irish, or Scotty, or whoever was my crew
, with the can for beer and the demijohn for red wine.
of runners had left, and there remained only the officers, one boy, and the steward, a mulatto who an- swered to the name of Abraham.