He knew besides such words as "hawser," "bulkhead" and "ebb-tide."
Whether any saved themselves on it, the two clinging to the hawser could not see.
Leaping on to it, the boatswain and Lizard made fast the hawser.
The brave mate was seen to cling to the hawser, and work his way back.
At the other end was a hawser which the boat now towed towards the rock.
The hawser, ...