I should, I think, have had nothing left me to desire but for the eyes of the coxswain as they followed me derisively about the deck
and the odd smile that appeared continually on his face.
By degrees they were thus distributed about the deck
, and all with weapons.
The nearer moon had passed below the horizon, but the clear effulgence of the further satellite bathed the deck
of the cruiser, bringing into sharp relief the bodies of six or eight black men sprawled about in sleep.
Should Matai Shang die before I reached the deck
my chances of ever reaching it would be slender indeed, for the black dator need but cut the rope above me to be freed from me forever, for the vessel had drifted across the brink of a chasm into whose yawning depths my body would drop to be crushed to a shapeless pulp should Thurid reach the rope now.
It was dark upon the deck
of the Kalksus, so Vas Kor had not a good look at the faces of the two he chose; but that was of no moment, for they were but common warriors to assist with the ordinary duties upon a flier, and to fight if need be.
A moment later, her rifle slung about her shoulders, she had clambered safely to the deserted deck
Inextricably entangled in the mess to which he was clinging were numerous other landing hooks such as he had attached to the warrior's harness, and with one of these he sought to secure himself until the storm should abate sufficiently to permit him to climb to the deck
, but even as he reached for one that swung near him the ship was caught in a renewed burst of the storm's fury, the thrashing cordage whipped and snapped to the lunging of the great craft and one of the heavy metal hooks, lashing through the air, struck the Jed of Gathol fair between the eyes.
We were approaching the U-boat at half speed now, and I could almost distinguish the features of the men upon her deck
Bududreen and his crew had lashed themselves to the masts, and as the Ithaca struck the reef before the harbor, back upon which she had been driven, the tall poles with their living freight snapped at the deck
and went overboard carrying every thing with them amid shrieks and cries of terror that were drowned and choked by the wild tumult of the night.
Then, without even a glance toward Rokoff and his companion, he continued his stroll along the deck
She was sixty feet over all, and the cross beams of her crown deck
had not been weakened by deck
Being white gods, he did not resent their addresses to him, though he did not linger and went out on the open deck
where more of the favoured gods reclined in steamer-chairs.
Fifty-odd boys signed on and were billeted in the main-hold, with the freedom of the deck
, of course.
As Alleyne stooped to raise him, the air seemed to be alive with the sharp zip-zip of the bolts, and he could hear them pattering on the deck
like apples at a tree-shaking.
The Captain of the ship was not afraid, because he had seen storms before, and had sailed his ship through them in safety; but he knew that his passengers would be in danger if they tried to stay on deck
, so he put them all into the cabin and told them to stay there until after the storm was over, and to keep brave hearts and not be scared, and all would be well with them.