The commander of the first Roman galley must have looked with an intense absorption upon the estuary of the Thames as he turned the beaked prow of his ship to the westward
under the brow of the North Foreland.
And in the westward
sky, I saw a curved pale line like a vast new moon.
I saw the zodiacal light mingling with the yellow brilliance of the evening star.
And for the first time in the history of trading my schooners to the westward
carried Bibles in their stock.
In the second place, the ebb was now making--a strong rippling current running westward
through the basin, and then south'ard and seaward down the straits by which we had entered in the morning.
The field-folk shut in there traded northward and westward
, travelled, courted, and married northward and westward
, thought northward and westward
; those on this side mainly directed their energies and attention to the east and south.
Captain Fitz Roy wished to get westward
to land York and Fuegia in their own country.
Then he told them that here they should part company; they three going to the eastward and he to the westward
, and so, skirting the main highroads, would come by devious paths to Sherwood.
The trappers now left the scene of this infamous tragedy, and kept on westward
, down the course of the river, which wound along with a range of mountains on the right hand, and a sandy, but somewhat fertile plain, on the left.
Her position decided, the Susquehanna was found to be some minutes westward
of the spot where the projectile had disappeared beneath the waves.
For the thick of the fleet had been to the westward
of us, and the boats, scattered far and wide, had headed in mad flight for the nearest refuge.
One black cloud, no bigger than a little boat, drifted out into the clear space unattended, and kept moving westward