Hence I was carried along for nine days till on the tenth night the gods stranded
me on the Ogygian island, where dwells the great and powerful goddess Calypso.
They remained stupefied, stranded
as it were, in the midst of a torrent, which deafened them by its roaring, but might not move them by its violence.
It is difficult for a seaman to believe that his stranded
ship does not feel as unhappy at the unnatural predicament of having no water under her keel as he is himself at feeling her stranded
Now, if you'd only an estate and a mansion, and a park, and a title, how you could play the exclusive, maintain the rights of your class, train your tenantry in habits of respect to the peerage, oppose at every step the advancing power of the people, support your rotten order, and be ready for its sake to wade knee-deep in churls' blood; as it is, you've no power; you can do nothing; you're wrecked and stranded
on the shores of commerce; forced into collision with practical men, with whom you cannot cope, for YOU'LL NEVER BE A TRADESMAN.
He had even taken pains to lie at the exact angle a naturally stranded
log would make with the water, having regard to the current of the season at the time and place.
He told me that the ship being only stranded
, not sunk, the contraband cargo aboard was doubtless in good condition.
It passed on; she staggered back- wards, with her shoulders against the wall, ex- hausted, as if she had been stranded
there after a storm and a shipwreck.
Our situation, stranded
without possibility of escape in such a land, was clearly full of danger, and our reasons endorsed every measure of caution which Lord John's experience could suggest.
The Temple, Chancery Lane, Serjeants' Inn, and Lincoln's Inn even unto the Fields are like tidal harbours at low water, where stranded
proceedings, offices at anchor, idle clerks lounging on lop-sided stools that will not recover their perpendicular until the current of Term sets in, lie high and dry upon the ooze of the long vacation.
This was the master of a sailors' boarding-house, a huge mulatto with a heavy fist, who gave the stranded
mariner food and shelter till he found him a berth.
I had lost my hold on Black Peter and was stranded
in London without a shilling.
Grubb remained regarding his darkened and disheartening shop; he thought of his former landlord and his present landlord, and of the general disgustingness of business in an age which re-echoes to The Bitter Cry of the Middle Class; and then it seemed to him that afar off he heard the twankle, twankle of a banjo, and the voice of a stranded
With the aid of powerful glasses, the Heliumite saw that they were green warriors, and that they were repeatedly charging down upon the crew of the stranded
Meanwhile they found themselves stranded
in Lisbon, unable for the moment to lay hands upon the precise vessel they wanted.
The cause of the second explosion was less a mystery than that of the first, the mate attributing it to the bursting of the boilers when the flames had finally reached them; but what had caused the first explosion was a subject of considerable speculation among the stranded