It was like my own marsh country, flat and monotonous, and with a dim horizon; while the winding river turned and turned, and the great floating buoys
upon it turned and turned, and everything else seemed stranded and still.
We now resolved to let off enough gas to bring our guide-rope, with the buoys
affixed, into the water.
The Lights, Beacons, Buoys
, Channels, and Landmarks of Great Britain.
There were no pilots, no beacons, no buoys
of any sort; but there was a very devil of a current for anybody to see, no end of shoal places, and at least two obviously awkward turns of the channel between me and the sea.
These signs which are so plentiful, in shape like river buoys
, or small balloons, hoisted by cords to poles, and dangling there, announce, as you may see by looking up, 'OYSTERS IN EVERY STYLE.
We hauled off one evening to the buoys
at the dock-gates, ready to go out, and with a fair prospect of beginning the voyage next day.
A youth, a mild-faced Acadian, was drawing water from the cistern, which was nothing more than a rusty buoy
, with an opening on one side, sunk in the ground.
Thou art crushed under this seven years' weight of misery," replied Hester, fervently resolved to buoy
him up with her own energy.
Then you have some secret hope to buoy
you up and please you with whispers of the future?
And you can hear the chains a- jangle as you go about and reach for the other buoy
At the end of it is a buoy
with a bell, which swings in bad weather, and sends in a mournful sound on the wind.
I assume he followed the land and passed through what is at present known as Margate Roads, groping his careful way along the hidden sandbanks, whose every tail and spit has its beacon or buoy