ferryman


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a man who operates a ferry

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"I don't think you will,", said the Ferryman, pushing off; "this city is situated on the Island of the Unreturning."
"Don't worry about me," said Jack, smiling pleasantly upon the crabbed ferryman; "I'm sure I ought to float beautifully."
"The sun will soon dry us," said Tip "and, anyhow, we are now safely across, in spite of the ferryman, and can continue our journey.
Nicholas Ferryman, 49, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after carrying out two robberies in Stockton, less than a week apart.
T He Highland Ferryman was the first example of a new interest in genre subjects, including simple scenes from peasant life, by the painter and educator William Dyce.
The Ferryman, penned by James Bond co-writer Jez Butterworth, tells the tale of a former IRA man in rural Co Armagh.
"The Ferryman," British playwright Jez Butterworth's wrenching examination of a family during the sectarian violence in Northern Ireland in the 1980s, won best play and best director for Sam Mendes.
'Hadestown: The Myth' got eight awards in all including the best new musical award, while 'The Ferryman' won the award for the best new play.
The Ferryman, British playwright Jez Butterworth's wrenching examination of a family during the sectarian violence in Northern Ireland in the 1980s, won best play and best director for Sam Mendes.
Rear-oared scull boats would bring passengers across daily from 6am to 11pm - and trips in the early hours could be taken by knocking awake the ferryman who lived in the cottage next to the Urmston jetty.
The first Stephens' ferryman was William Stephens, "Uncle Will".
The best play nominees are "The Ferryman," "Ink," "Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus" and "What the Constitution Means to Me."
IStarting from the Alice Littler Park car park, we crossed over the Penny Bridge, so named because the fee for crossing when it first opened in 1902 was a penny, and turned left to follow the track behind the old Ferryman's house up the brae.
Eyewitness Thomas Ferryman told GetSurrey that he had heard "many small explosions", which he believed could be batteries for the electric vehicles.