In disposing of the body of a right whale, when brought alongside
the ship, the same preliminary proceedings commonly take place as in the case of a sperm whale; only, in the latter instance, the head is cut off whole, but in the former the lips and tongue are separately removed and hoisted on deck, with all the well known black bone attached to what is called the crown-piece.
They came alongside
, and brought a most welcome supply of potatoes.
As our charge was wrapped in his cloak, I purposely passed within a boat or two's length of the floating Custom House, and so out to catch the stream, alongside
of two emigrant ships, and under the bows of a large transport with troops on the forecastle looking down at us.
"Your hunter's decided to stay aboard awhile and doesn't want it pounding alongside
"He had good schooling in his young days and can speak like a book when so minded; and brave--a lion's nothing alongside
of Long John!
We quit paddling and devoted our whole energy to holding the logs together alongside
"I couldn't work alongside
of 'em an hour before I'd be knockin' their blocks off," he explained.
Lizzie took her right hand from the scull it held, and touched her lips with it, and for a moment held it out lovingly towards him: then, without speaking, she resumed her rowing, as another boat of similar appearance, though in rather better trim, came out from a dark place and dropped softly alongside
The topmast anticked high in the air for a space, then crashed down to deck, permitting the bowsprit to dip into the sea, go clear with the butt of it of the forecastle head, and drag alongside
The mate stared at the many canoes alongside
, noted the numbers of women in them, and shook his head.
But to the left the first heads were popping up from below on another junk, and I rounded up the Reindeer alongside
long enough for George to spring aboard.
When the sled started, he floundered in the soft snow alongside
the beaten trail, attacking Sol-leks with his teeth, rushing against him and trying to thrust him off into the soft snow on the other side, striving to leap inside his traces and get between him and the sled, and all the while whining and yelping and crying with grief and pain.
"Here we come!" Dan shouted, and a shower of spray rattled on Harvey's shoulders as a big cod flapped and kicked alongside
. "Muckle, Harvey, muckle!
Then twelve roasted oxen and twelve tons of bread were brought alongside
of the ship, and at one sitting the glutton had devoured it all.
The great empty hulls with swept holds, just out of dry-dock, with their paint glistening freshly, sat high-sided with ponderous dignity alongside
the wooden jetties, looking more like unmovable buildings than things meant to go afloat; others, half loaded, far on the way to recover the true sea-physiognomy of a ship brought down to her load-line, looked more accessible.