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Alongside

The side of a ship or other overseas vessel. A good that is about to be loaded onto a ship may be said to be alongside the ship if it is lying on the dock. See also: Free alongside ship.
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Sometimes we slopped along in a narrow path on the left-hand side of the track, but by and by when the fog blew as aside a little and we saw that we were treading the rampart of a precipice and that our left elbows were projecting over a perfectly boundless and bottomless vacancy, we gasped, and jumped for the ties again.
By and by she come along, and she drifted in so close that they could a run out a plank and walked ashore.
There warn't nobody stirring anywhere, and the boat was slipping along, swift and steady, through the big water in the smoky moonlight.
The cavalcade came prancing along the road, with a great clattering of hoofs and a mighty cloud of dust, which rose up so dense and high that the visage of the mountainside was completely hidden from Ernest's eyes.
Their lives are passed in the great sand plains and along the adjacent rivers; they subsist sometimes on fish, at other times on roots and the seeds of a plant, called the cat's-tail.
As soon as he got out of doors, he began to walk at his habitual rapid pace, hurrying along without knowing why, busy with the painful thought that the memory of this day, so full of honour and promise to him, was poisoned for ever.
Why,' rejoined he, 'as we cannot retreat, I suppose we must keep shoving along.
Among the American ships which traded along the northwest coast in 1792, was the Columbia, Captain Gray, of Boston.
For this purpose, the inflammable gas which exudes plentifully from the soil is collected by means of pipes, and thence communicated to a quadruple row of lamps along the whole extent of the passage.
They walked along as fast as they could, Dorothy only stopping once to pick a beautiful flower; and after a time the Tin Woodman cried out: "Look
From Leghorn to Naples (calling at Civita Vecchia to land any who may prefer to go to Rome from that point), the distance will be made in about thirty-six hours; the route will lay along the coast of Italy, close by Caprera, Elba, and Corsica.
But they left ten of the Sheriff's men lying along the ground wounded-- some more, some less--yet no one knew who smote them down.