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the stage of a theater

the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink

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In her own words, they were "good boards overhead, good boards all around, and a good window" -- of two whole squares originally, only the cat had passed out that way lately.
However, as well as I could, I barricaded myself round with the chest and boards that I had brought on shore, and made a kind of hut for that night's lodging.
During these days of preparation, Queequeg and I often visited the craft, and as often I asked about Captain Ahab, and how he was, and when he was going to come on board his ship.
Then I read a long lecture to her of what I proposed to do when we came there, how we could plant, settle, and, in short, grow rich without any more adventures; and, as a great secret, I told her that we were to marry as soon as he came on board.
They swarmed on board, each drumming for his own boarding-house, and each with a bottle of free whisky inside his shirt.
With lodging, certainly," said the First Frog; "but I don't see the board.
Don Quixote when he saw Sancho's flight without wings asked the general if this was a usual ceremony with those who came on board the galleys for the first time; for, if so, as he had no intention of adopting them as a profession, he had no mind to perform such feats of agility, and if anyone offered to lay hold of him to whirl him about, he vowed to God he would kick his soul out; and as he said this he stood up and clapped his hand upon his sword.
The officers on board shared the opinion of their chief.
He informed me that the Indians had certainly been passengers on board his vessel--but as far as Gravesend only.
I shall take a early opportunity of mentioning it to the board, Mrs.
They were on board of their own ship, and entitled to consult their ease and enjoyment.
He defended himself; though professing that he would never willingly admit any ladies on board a ship of his, excepting for a ball, or a visit, which a few hours might comprehend.
The boatswain defended this quarrel when we were afterwards on board.
But really, I don't see how, from the description you have, you will be able to recognise your man, even if he is on board the Mongolia.
That is, subconsciously, he was aware that not alone his own food, but the food of all on board found its source in the man and woman.