Likewise they stretched my boom and sprit
until the sail set like a board.
Then I removed the sprit, tightly hauling down the peak of the sail, and we raced along under what sailors call a leg-of-mutton.
Furling the sail and lashing it securely about the mast, boom, sprit, and two pairs of spare oars, I threw it overboard.
I waited to give Charley all the time I could, and I pretended dissatisfaction with the stretch of the sail and slightly shifted the small tackle by which the huge sprit
forces up the peak.
However, I found two pieces which appeared pretty good, and with these I went to work; and with a great deal of pains, and awkward stitching, you may be sure, for want of needles, I at length made a three-cornered ugly thing, like what we call in England a shoulder-of-mutton sail, to go with a boom at bottom, and a little short sprit
at the top, such as usually our ships' long-boats sail with, and such as I best knew how to manage, as it was such a one as I had to the boat in which I made my escape from Barbary, as related in the first part of my story.
In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together without a joint, and in the luminous space the tanned sails of the barges drifting up with the tide seemed to stand still in red clusters of canvas sharply peaked, with gleams of varnished sprits
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The CEO deploring the deaths of linemen during restoration of electricity in parts of KP asked the workers to ensure the safety measures in letter and sprit
, adding PESCO workers are precious asset for the
masts are perfect choice for lighting up street lights, roundabouts, car parks, petroleum fields, industrial plants and public parks.
Those images are now filling windows in empty shops in John William Street and Northumberland Street as part of a project called The Sprit
SANTA helped get shoppers into the festive sprit
at the weekend.
Since Pernod Ricard acquired Absolut owner Vin & Sprit