Alive or dead a fish is technically fast, when it is connected with an occupied ship or boat, by any medium at all controllable by the occupant or occupants, -- a mast, an oar, a nine-inch cable, a telegraph wire
, or a strand of cobweb, it is all the same.
This frightened Griffiths; and he, this time, made use of the telegraph wires
to tell her that she must do nothing of the kind.
As for sounds, the silence was unbroken save by the chant of the telegraph wires
and the crying of the plovers on the waste.
Then,the car hit the roof of the gatehouse smartly, snapped a flag staff, played a tune upon some telegraph wires
, and sent a broken wire like a whip-lash to do its share in accumulating unpopularity.
The telegraph wires
are all down for miles and miles.
com/dictionary/wiretap) Merriam Webster's dictionary defines wiretapping as the act of "tapping a telephone or telegraph wire
in order to get information.
The child looks up at a bird on a telegraph wire
and the bird looks down on the child.
Within a couple hours of establishing camp, he could be in the air, using a telegraph wire
to signal to the gunners below.
In Mr Cameron's day the preferred way of transmitting news was using telegraph wire
services which avoided having to deal with copytakers.
If you happen to find some old telegraph wire
, it seems to work as well as the new stuff from the farm supply store.
They've climbed utility poles to take the copper telegraph wire
that railroads use to send track-switching signals.
A significant number of the remaining seats are then allocated to single-issue pressure groups and the odd parish council, and the remainder are allocated to housebuilders, who are made to sit together in a row like pigeons on a telegraph wire