As for boat, or spars, the former would not float, and of the last there was not one.
The tide was rising now, and presently the Ithaca began to float.
Jeremiah, the captain deserts the ship, but you and I will sink or float with it.'
He had built his ship with very slight reference to the lake on which she was to float.
I am afraid I am not the right person to float a mine ...