Time and again and countless times we watched the boat luff into the big whitecaps, lose headway
, and be flung back like a cork.
We were making headway, though slowly, and it began to look as though we were going to pull through.
Not three minutes after his reappearance at my side the Coldwater suddenly commenced to lose headway.
They had been several days making slow headway
under their scanty sail, when, on the 25th, they came in sight of land.
Thus he spoke, slowly at first, for he was slow to move; but his wrath gathered headway
like a great stone rolling down a hill, so that at the end he was full of anger.
We had now gained sufficient headway
to hold our own on about even terms with Hooja's paddlers.
I started to swim for the Solano shore, but was too weak and chilled, and made so little headway
, and at the cost of such painful effort, that I gave it up and contented myself with floating, now and then giving a stroke to keep my balance in the tide-rips which were increasing their commotion on the surface of the water.
They had such headway
that they were nearly to the king before they could check up; then, frantic with rage, they stood up their horses on their hind hoofs and whirled them around, and the next moment here they came, breast to breast.
It was most pesky tedious hard work and slow, and didn't give my hands no show to get well of the sores, and we didn't seem to make no headway
, hardly; so Tom says:
Once together, we stood almost back to back against the great boulder, and thus the creatures were prevented from soaring above us to deliver their deadly blows, and as we were easily their match while they remained upon the ground, we were making great headway
in dispatching what remained of them when our attention was again attracted by the shrill wail of the caller above our heads.
As Woola and I approached the bottom of the declivity the ground became soft and mushy, so that it was with the greatest difficulty that we made any headway
The elephant was now making some headway
, and soon reached a clearing where his whole body could be seen.
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