Matkah taught him to follow the cod and the halibut along the under-sea banks and wrench the rockling out of his hole among the weeds; how to skirt the wrecks lying a hundred fathoms below water and dart like a rifle bullet in at one porthole and out at another as the fishes ran; how to dance on the top of the waves when the lightning was racing
all over the sky, and wave his flipper politely to the stumpy-tailed Albatross and the Man-of-war Hawk as they went down the wind; how to jump three or four feet clear of the water like a dolphin, flippers close to the side and tail curved; to leave the flying fish alone because they are all bony; to take the shoulder-piece out of a cod at full speed ten fathoms deep, and never to stop and look at a boat or a ship, but particularly a row-boat.
At the Vanderbilt Cup Race its wires girdled the track and reported every gain or mishap of the racing
both sides overburdened by the cost of modern weapons, both rightly alarmed by the steady spread of the deadly atom, yet both racing
to alter that uncertain balance of terror that stays the hand of Mankind's final war.
There was no necessity for so many words or objurgations, for at the first one Gines jumped down, and at a like racing
speed made off and got clear of them all.
Turning his eyes quickly in the direction of his companion, the boy saw that, standing in the path directly before him, which sent tremors of excitement racing
along every nerve of his body.
The fishing boats are racing
for home, and rise and dip in the ground swell as they sweep into the harbour, bending to the scuppers.
The Tankadere was a neat little craft of twenty tons, as gracefully built as if she were a racing
Morcerf then, with that delighted philosophy which believes that nothing is impossible to a full purse or well-lined pocketbook, supped, went to bed, slept soundly, and dreamed he was racing
all over Rome at Carnival time in a coach with six horses.
The men scampered in insane fever of haste, racing
as if to achieve a sudden success before an exhilarating fluid should leave them.
This naturally led to racing
, and shooting at a mark; one trial of speed and skill succeeded another, shouts and acclamations rose from the victorious parties, fierce altercations succeeded, and a general melee was about to take place, when suddenly the attention of the quarrellers was arrested by a strange kind of Indian chant or chorus, that seemed to operate upon them as a charm.
To a man who had but little to do with pleasure sailing (though all sailing is a pleasure), and certainly nothing whatever with racing
in open waters, the writer's strictures upon the handicapping of yachts were just intelligible and no more.
A narrow path doubled among the bushes, scores of white tails twinkled before the racing
hound, and a hawk rose, whistling shrilly.
It gave way at last in a smother of foam, racing
butts, bobbing black heads, and a confusion indescribable, as the river tossed everything before it.
The "We're Here" skirted round the northern squadron, Disko waving his hand to friend after friend, and anchored as neatly as a racing
yacht at the end of the season.
It was a big stone that I threw," chuckled Mowgli, who had often amused himself by throwing ripe paw-paws into a hornet's nest, and racing
off to the nearest pool before the hornets caught him.