Most of the scientific drawings have been taken from the stranded fish; and these are about as correct as a drawing of a wrecked
ship, with broken back, would correctly represent the noble animal itself in all its undashed pride of hull and spars.
thee, and to-day the compasses would feign have wrecked
They had ground him beneath their heel, they had devoured all his substance; they had murdered his old father, they had broken and wrecked
his wife, they had crushed and cowed his whole family; and now they were through with him, they had no further use for him--and because he had interfered with them, had gotten in their way, this was what they had done to him
His coarse, strong nature craved, and could endure, a continual stimulation, that would have utterly wrecked
and crazed a finer one.
The last blast was peculiarly strong one, and after the small rubbish was done raining around us and we were just going to shake hands over our deliverance, a later and larger stone came down amongst our little group of pedestrians and wrecked
Suddenly there came a letter saying that the firm had gone into bankruptcy, that the business had been completely wrecked
, and that the Sawyer money had been swept away with everything else.
At another point, a wooden tower of observation, crowned by the figure-head of a wrecked
Russian vessel, rises high above the neighboring houses, and discloses through its scuttle-window grave men in dark clothing seated on the topmost story, perpetually on the watch -- the pilots of Aldborough looking out from their tower for ships in want of help.
Em'ly couldn't speak to her theer, for her loving uncle was come home, and he wouldn't - no, Mas'r Davy,' said Ham, with great earnestness, 'he couldn't, kind-natur'd, tender-hearted as he is, see them two together, side by side, for all the treasures that's wrecked
in the sea.
For an hour or more, I remained too stunned to think; and it was not until I began to think, that I began fully to know how wrecked
I was, and how the ship in which I had sailed was gone to pieces.
The more she saw of this weakness in her fellows, the more satisfied she was that, being forewarned, she was also forearmed against an attack of it on herself, much as if a doctor were to conclude that he could not catch smallpox because he had seen many cases of it; or as if a master mariner, knowing that many ships are wrecked
in the British channel, should venture there without a pilot, thinking that he knew its perils too well to run any risk of them.
She was at the fishing up of the wrecked
the life of Sibyl Vane," was the answer, "and Sibyl Vane was my sister.