Nevertheless, as upon the good conduct of the harpooneers the success of a whaling voyage largely depends, and since in the American Fishery he is not only an important officer in the boat, but under certain circumstances (night watches
on a whaling ground) the command of the ship's deck is also his; therefore the grand political maxim of the sea demands, that he should nominally live apart from the men before the mast, and be in some way distinguished as their professional superior; though always, by them, familiarly regarded as their social equal.
Most of this kind of disasters to traders and trappers arise from some careless inattention to the state of their arms and ammunition, the placing of their horses at night, the position of their camping ground, and the posting of their night watches
. The Indian is a vigilant and crafty foe, by no means given to hair-brained assaults; he seldom attacks when he finds his foe well prepared and on the alert.
Thus bound, but carefully looked after, inert and powerful, those emblems of hope make company for the look-out man in the night watches
; and so the days glide by, with a long rest for those characteristically shaped pieces of iron, reposing forward, visible from almost every part of the ship's deck, waiting for their work on the other side of the world somewhere, while the ship carries them on with a great rush and splutter of foam underneath, and the sprays of the open sea rust their heavy limbs.
The thermometer and the barometer, hanging up inside of the half-opened awning, were always within sight, and a second barometer suspended outside was to serve during the night watches
After those dismal night watches
by the bed of her dying aunt, and the dreary weeks of solitude that followed, to live in this new world of luxury and gayety is like escaping from the darkness of night, and basking in the fall brightn ess of day.
I talked with Johnson and Leach, during the night watches
when Wolf Larsen was below.
What was the inspiration for The Night Watch
? I wanted to explore a more sombre story - a story about people who'd seen a bit of life and been bruised by it - and I was drawn to the idea of the Second World War.
Amsterdam's famed Rijksmuseum will on Monday begin the biggest ever restoration of Rembrandt's "The Night Watch
", erecting a huge glass cage around the painting so the public can see the work carried out live.
One night I stayed up on night watch
in my bedroom.
Of those that I tested, the Hornady Critical Duty load and the Winchester PDX1 load would be what I'd stuff into the magazine for night watch
Michael Ward husband of former state senator Kelli Ward, who lost two GOP primary campaigns for US Senate and is currently seeking AZGOP chair was cited for assault at an election night party after he spit in the face of one of his wife's former campaign volunteers at the AZ GOP Election night watch
PPG PPG named Night Watch
(PPG1 145-7), a rich, luxurious and classic shade of green, as the color for the year.