SOME TRAVELERS, journeying along the seashore, climbed to the summit of a tall cliff, and looking over the sea, saw in the distance what they thought was a large ship
. They waited in the hope of seeing it enter the harbor, but as the object on which they looked was driven nearer to shore by the wind, they found that it could at the most be a small boat, and not a ship.
"You must know that, in the storm which swamped my boat, a large ship
also suffered the same fate.
* It appears, from the accounts of subsequent voyagers, that Tamaahmaah afterwards succeeded in his wish of purchasing a large ship
. In this he sent a cargo of sandal-wood to Canton, having discovered that the foreign merchants trading with him made large profits on this wood, shipped by them from the islands to the Chinese markets.
As soon as it became light enough for me to see my surroundings I noticed that I was near a large ship
, and that this ship seemed to be unloading a cargo of pig iron.
Saw one of them picked up by a large ship
- seemingly one of the New York line packets.
The only sentinel that guarded the coast (a coast very badly guarded, seeing that a landing from large ships
was impossible), without having been able to follow the example of the fishermen, who were gone to bed, imitated them so far, that he slept at the back of his watch-box as soundly as they slept in their beds.
Stately among these restless Insects, were two or three large ships
, moving with slow majestic pace, as creatures of a prouder kind, disdainful of their puny journeys, and making for the broad sea.
These voyages gave me such a taste for sailing that I soon determined to explore more distant seas, and commanded a fleet of large ships
to be got ready without delay.
could sail under the boughs of the trees, and in these trees there lived a Nightingale.
We found the little basin occupied by many large ships
, and surrounded by warehouses.