From the main truck of the average tall ship the horizon describes a circle of many miles, in which you can see another ship right down to her water-line; and these very eyes which follow this writing have counted in their time over a hundred sail becalmed, as if within a magic ring, not very far from the Azores
- ships more or less tall.
Maria was amazed to learn that he had been in the Azores
, where she had lived until she was eleven.
It being known that a fleet of Spanish treasure-ships would pass the Azores
, islands in the mid- Atlantic, a fleet of English ships under Lord Thomas Howard was sent to attack them.
No small number of these whaling seamen belong to the Azores
, where the outward bound Nantucket whalers frequently touch to augment their crews from the hardy peasants of those rocky shores.
lat., this current divides into two arms, the principal one going towards the coast of Ireland and Norway, whilst the second bends to the south about the height of the Azores
; then, touching the African shore, and describing a lengthened oval, returns to the Antilles.
Since that day peace had reigned from the western shores of the Azores to the western shores of the Hawaiian Islands, nor has any man of either hemisphere dared cross 30dW.
Even when I took command, she was fit only for the junk pile; but the world-old parsimony of government retained her in active service, and sent two hundred men to sea in her, with myself, a mere boy, in command of her, to patrol thirty from Iceland to the Azores.
Captain Pan calculated, after consulting the ship's chart, that if this weather lasted they should strike the Azores
Watson on European species of plants brought from the Azores
Webster asserts that at the Azores
hydrophobia has never occurred; and the same assertion has been made with respect to Mauritius and St.
Saxon talked with the lineman, following him about, till one o'clock, when he looked at his watch, said good bye, and returned to his task of putting in a telephone for the latest immigrant from the Azores.
Forty years ago old Silva come from the Azores. Went sheep-herdin' in the mountains for a couple of years, then blew in to San Leandro.