The men rushed to the water’s edge, some seizing the upper rope, and some the lower or lead rope, and began to haul
with great activity and zeal, A deep semicircular sweep of the little balls that supported the seine in its perpendicular position was plainly visible to the spectators, and, as it rapidly lessened in size, the bag of the net appeared, while an occasional flutter on the water announced the uneasiness of the prisoners it contained.
However, that aside, it was a good haul
, anyway, and will breed a handsome crop of reputation in Arthur's court.
It was a great haul
, yes, but the old woman won't get anything out of it, because she'll get caught.
It's a six-mile swim, and if I were you I should haul
out and take a nap first, little one.
I reckoned that the haul
had brought in more than nine hundredweight of fish.
in such case, they would haul
their boat on shore, at noon of the following day to dry; for notwithstanding every precaution, she was gradually getting water-soaked and rotten.