Quick, Jim, it ain't no time for fooling around and moaning; there's a gang of murderers in yonder, and if we don't hunt up their boat and set her drifting down the river so these fellows can't get away from the wreck
there's one of 'em going to be in a bad fix.
But at the same time, without knowing Dillon's movements, Dumont d'Urville had already set out to find the scene of the wreck.
I hastened to the aperture, and under the crustations of coral, covered with fungi, I recognised certain debris that the drags had not been able to tear up--iron stirrups, anchors, cannons, bullets, capstan fittings, the stem of a ship, all objects clearly proving the wreck of some vessel, and now carpeted with living flowers.
The seamen of the Rose Algier became discouraged, and gave up all hope of making their fortunes by discovering the Spanish wreck
The masts and spars, therefore, being linked to the wreck
by the shrouds and the rigging, remained alongside for four days.
I shook the drops from my face, and there were the sweet stars once more; for many an eye they had gone Out for ever; and there the burning wreck
I was for defying her, but David, who had the knack of women, knew a better way; he craftily proposed that we "should let Irene in," in short, should wreck
her, and though I objected, she proved a great success and recognised the yucca filamentosa by its long narrow leaves the very day she joined us.
Tarzan dove into the water, and swam around the wreck
to the lifeboat.
And thereat, solicited by Joan, Tudor narrated the wreck
of the Huahine; while Sheldon smoked and pondered, and decided that whatever the man's shortcomings were, he was at least not a liar.
In it the poet invokes Athena to protect certain potters and their craft, if they will, according to promise, give him a reward for his song; if they prove false, malignant gnomes are invoked to wreck
the kiln and hurt the potters.
She stood looking thoughtfully into the wreck
of the fire--as if she saw in it the wreck
of her own life.
So," says he, continuing, "I set my best foot forward, and whenever I met in with any one I cried out there was a wreck
It rained all night and all day, with some gusts of wind; during which time the ship broke in pieces, the wind blowing a little harder than before, and was no more to be seen, except the wreck
of her, and that only at low water.
But she will never see me, for they do not let me out of this shabby stable - a foul and miserable place, with most two wrecks
like myself for company.
We rescued him, and by the time we got him below, undressed, and into his bunk, we were wrecks