And they may unfold a tale of narrow escape, of steady ill-luck, of high winds and heavy weather
, of ice, of interminable calms or endless head-gales; a tale of difficulties overcome, of adversity defied by a small knot of men upon the great loneliness of the sea; a tale of resource, of courage - of helplessness, perhaps.
We had some heavy weather
, which only proved the qualities of the HISPANIOLA.
'And, Catherine, don't think or say that I'm VERY unwell: it is the heavy weather
and heat that make me dull; and I walked about, before you came, a great deal for me.
The only explanation she gave of the change in her was, that the dull heavy weather
of the last few days made her feel a little languid and nervous.
"In heavy weather
you jockey her with the screws as well," says Captain Hodgson, and, unclipping the jointed bar which divides the engine-room from the bare deck, he leads me on to the floor.
"We was runnin' our Eastun' down, an' makun' heavy weather
But the captain, having some unusual reason for believing that rare good luck awaited him in those latitudes; and therefore being very averse to quit them, and the leak not being then considered at all dangerous, though, indeed, they could not find it after searching the hold as low down as was possible in rather heavy weather
, the ship still continued her cruisings, the mariners working at the pumps at wide and easy intervals; but no good luck came; more days went by, and not only was the leak yet undiscovered, but it sensibly increased.
And on sped Raffles like a yacht before the wind, and on I blundered like a wherry at sea, making heavy weather
It was given out that he had either thrown himself overboard or fallen overboard in the heavy weather
that we were having.
It follows a day of heavy weather
across the UK, with more than 70mm of rain falling on Cumbria on Saturday.
All PCG units are advised to ensure strict implementation of HPCG Memorandum Circular Number 02-13(Guidelines on Movement of Vessels during Heavy Weather
In reply, the Sri Lankan Team made heavy weather
of the run chase, losing wickets in quick succession.
BRITIAN'S Kyle Edmund made heavy weather
of securing his place in the quarter-finals of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna.
Psaltis, who skippered Midnight Rambler to an epic win in the storm-swept 1998 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, began by saying: "I'm not the guru of heavy weather
sailing; nobody is.
The 2.5million setting off as schools break up today risk commuter gridlock in the heavy weather