wrecked


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destroyed in an accident

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In other words, on David now devolved the task of being good until he was eight, while Oliver clung to him so closely that the one could not be wrecked without the other.
No, David," I admitted, "I can't do it, but of course I know that all wrecked boys do it quite easily.
David was now firmly convinced that he had once been wrecked on an island, while Oliver passed his days in dubiety.
Ten years have elapsed," said I, "since I last spoke, and our two heroes, now gay young men, are revisiting the wrecked island of their childhood.
When it was finished, the captain sent several men in it to examine the spot where the Spanish ship was said to have been wrecked.
No sooner had he spoken than the English sailors knew that they had found the very spot where the Spanish galleon had been wrecked, so many years before.
It ought to have been left with the skeletons of the ancient Spaniards, who had been drowned when the ship was wrecked, and whose bones were now scattered among the gold and silver.
He gained a little in strength; but his appearance never altered for the better--a human derelict, battered and wrecked, they had found him; a human derelict, battered and wrecked, he would remain until death claimed him.
And you never told me, Utami, that you'd been wrecked in a hurricane," Joan said reproachfully.
In this emergency, the passenger in the wrecked vessel (whose life Dermody had saved) came forward with a proposal which took father and daughter alike by surprise.
He possessed a share in a fishing establishment on the shores of the Zuyder Zee; and he was on his way to establish a correspondence with the fisheries in the North of Scotland when the vessel was wrecked.
Yet whenever rain "wrecks" even "havoc" as so many of East Africa's journalists and other users of English allege we should rejoice because havoc is a perilous social condition that truly needs to be ruthlessly wrecked.
The Star of Hope was wrecked in 1883 in Force 10 gales as it approached Liverpool from Wilmington, in North Carolina, with a cargo of cotton for the Lancashire mills.
The anchor probably came from a Spanish galleon known to be wrecked in the area.