In the language of scripture, "we strake sail, and so were driven."
Yes, Strake,” said Roylance, “promotion for every one but the poor midshipman.
Would a bucket of sea-water revive him to make him tell us, Strake?
“Well done, Strake,” cried Syd, making a snatch at the line.
Surely the sun has not power enough to light the charge, Strake.
Syd went off and communicated ...