Then they would seek out the big lumber camps, where there was winter work; or failing in this, would drift to the cities, and live upon what they had managed to save, with the help of such transient work as was there the loading and unloading
of steamships and drays, the digging of ditches and the shoveling of snow.
Waters; and seeing two Irishmen unloading
a scow of stone, I went, unasked, and helped them.
Here, were the Leith, Aberdeen, and Glasgow steamers, loading and unloading
goods, and looking immensely high out of the water as we passed alongside; here, were colliers by the score and score, with the coal-whippers plunging off stages on deck, as counterweights to measures of coal swinging up, which were then rattled over the side into barges; here, at her moorings was to-morrow's steamer for Rotterdam, of which we took good notice; and here to-morrow's for Hamburg, under whose bowsprit we crossed.
He followed into the market and watched the men unloading
He at once called to Sancho, who, however, had no mind to come, as he was just then engaged in unloading
a sumpter mule, well laden with provender, which these worthy gentlemen had brought with them.
For three hours Phileas Fogg wandered about the docks, with the determination, if necessary, to charter a vessel to carry him to Yokohama; but he could only find vessels which were loading or unloading
, and which could not therefore set sail.
Neither Montgomery nor his companion took the slightest notice of me, but busied themselves in assisting and directing the four or five sailors who were unloading
I fully authorize you at once to assume the command of the Pharaon, and look carefully to the unloading
of her freight.
At this moment a strange noise, like the unloading
of a cart, and followed by a cry of pain, was heard beneath the window.
These are under command, and bound to do every duty required of them connected with the service; such as hunting, trapping, loading and unloading
the horses, mounting guard; and, in short, all the drudgery of the camp.
And, in a glow of conscious virtue, I stood watching the unloading
of the cart, still holding the Magic Watch open in my hand, as I was curious to see what would happen when we again reached the exact time at which I had put back the hand.
The cargo was made up in packages, weighing from ninety to one hundred pounds each, for the facility of loading and unloading
, and of transportation at portages.