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As our fate was now determined, and we were both on board, actually bound to Virginia, in the despicable quality of transported convicts destined to be sold for slaves, I for five years, and he under bonds and security not to return to England any more, as long as he lived, he was very much dejected and cast down; the mortification of being brought on board, as he was, like a prisoner, piqued him very much, since it was first told him he should transport himself, and so that he might go as a gentleman at liberty.
From two days to a week saw the end of their money and saw them being carted by the boarding-house masters on board outward-bound ships.
As soon as the vessel discovered the galleys she went about with the object and in the hope of making her escape by her speed; but the attempt failed, for the chief galley was one of the fastest vessels afloat, and overhauled her so rapidly that they on board the brigantine saw clearly there was no possibility of escaping, and the rais therefore would have had them drop their oars and give themselves up so as not to provoke the captain in command of our galleys to anger.
I leave you to judge how eyes were used on board the Abraham Lincoln.
I took down this dwelling the same morning, drawing the nails, and removed it to the pond-side by small cartloads, spreading the boards on the grass there to bleach and warp back again in the sun.
He finished the gin-and-water, and added, 'Oliver being now too old to remain here, the board have determined to have him back into the house.
Nor did the clerks stand much higher in his good graces; indeed, he seems to have regarded all the landsmen on board his ship as a kind of Iive lumber, continually in the way.
It is rather from feeling how impossible it is, with all one's efforts, and all one's sacrifices, to make the accommodations on board such as women ought to have.
As for my breeches, which were only linen, and open- kneed, I swam on board in them and my stockings.
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.
It would take a clever man to find that out, as things are on board now," Mr.
One gets jolly good dinners on board these ships," remarked one of our band.
We were to sail on the fifteenth of the month (June), weather permitting; and on the fourteenth, I went on board to arrange some matters in my stateroom.