But then he thought of how deep Gus had been shoved into that sandbank.
"Kidnapped off the sandbank," he continued, looking at her fixedly to see how she would take it.
"The lady wasn't on the sandbank," explained Lingard, curtly.
When our boats shove off for the sandbank have the forecastle gun fired.
When the steamer cleared off we were fairly marooned on the sandbank.