He had no net, hook, or line, and he could not be a fisherman; his boat had no cushion for a sitter, no paint, no inscription, no appliance beyond a rusty boathook
and a coil of rope, and he could not be a waterman; his boat was too crazy and too small to take in cargo for delivery, and he could not be a lighterman or river-carrier; there was no clue to what he looked for, but he looked for something, with a most intent and searching gaze.
And I have some boxes, both of mignonette and wall- flower, that I could shove on along the gutter (with a boathook
I have by me) to your windows, and draw back again when they wanted watering or gardening, and shove on again when they were ship- shape; so that they would cause you no trouble.
Steamboats and shipping of all sorts lay there, tempted by the enormous sums of money offered by fugitives, and it is said that many who swam out to these vessels were thrust off with boathooks
Instead of Bond's M, DM (as his friends call him) takes instruction from Colonel K, whose secretary is the mysterious Miss Boathook
A few days later the Daily Mirror interviewed little Schofield, his arms bandaged where he had been rescued with a boathook
It was their doing as plainly as if they had reached up with a boathook
and pulled me over.
In order to use this article as a boathook
to secure Caspian with UNCLOS, one would need to agree that Volga-Don canal system makes Caspian 'connected to another sea.
The British carrier task force left Malta for Boathook
with destroyer and cruiser escorts, and more cruisers and destroyers sailed from Aden toward the Gulf of Suez.
Career low: While filming the final fight sequence for patriot Games, Harrison Ford acidentally hit Sean in the head with a boathook
Another new acquisition, an ornately-patterned sofa cushion from the Lusitania, was retrieved from the sea with a boathook
by a Royal Navy able seaman searching for survivors.
will be attached to the ship's rail and the attackers will climb up the rope.
The toughened balloon inflates to the size of a melon, making it very easy to grab one-handed or retrieve with a boathook
without fear of it bursting.