He didn't go on board till the morning on which the ship was to sail.
A five, a four and the main,' shouted the big man, with a voice like the flap of a sail.
We had a ship, a brig, and twelve schooners, fourteen sail in all.
A little later the larboard fore-sheet went, and the sail was split.
We set it, double-reefed, which made it but a rag of a sail, and yet the ship felt ...