Friend Ned, I do not despair of this stout Nautilus, as you do; and in four days we shall know what to hold to on the Pacific tides
I can tell you that it was with palpitating hearts that we sat upon the river-bank and watched that tide come slowly in.
Finally we had the satisfaction of seeing the vessel rise out of the mud and float slowly upstream with the tide.
Save the tide
if you can; if you can't, put them ashore to-morrow at Minehead or Watchet--wherever they like.
What it was I had no guess, which for the time increased my fear of it; but I now know it must have been the roost or tide
race, which had carried me away so fast and tumbled me about so cruelly, and at last, as if tired of that play, had flung out me and the spare yard upon its landward margin.
One flood tide
she found the water covered with muskmelons.
While I was doing this, I found the tide begin to flow, though very calm; and I had the mortification to see my coat, shirt, and waistcoat, which I had left on the shore, upon the sand, swim away.
I had three encouragements - 1st, a smooth, calm sea; 2ndly, the tide rising, and setting in to the shore; 3rdly, what little wind there was blew me towards the land.
Wheresoever the strong tide met with an impediment, his gaze paused for an instant.
The girl pulled the hood of a cloak she wore, over her head and over her face, and, looking backward so that the front folds of this hood were turned down the river, kept the boat in that direction going before the tide.
He was surprised; however, he called the captain, and he immediately ordered the anchor to be got up; and though the tide
was not quite down, yet a little land-breeze blowing, we stood out to sea.
Come, bright love of fame, inspire my glowing breast: not thee I will call, who, over swelling tides
of blood and tears, dost bear the heroe on to glory, while sighs of millions waft his spreading sails; but thee, fair, gentle maid, whom Mnesis, happy nymph, first on the banks of Hebrus did produce.