But, nerved as he was by desperation, he found the task greater than he could compass.
The rock is very magnetic, and the compass is quite useless.
I was tired of trying to steer a course for myself, with no compass to go by.
This fact is sustained by evidences teeming upon us from every point of the compass.
We were without a compass, and steered by the direction of the wind and sea.
And what the word means, in its full horror, only a child can compass.
Thus the Barnacles were all over the world, in every direction—despatch-boxing the compass.
I knew it was something connected with a point of the compass and a door.
Once or twice he consulted Uncle Ben, and as often glanced at his compass.
Can he compass his spirit with meekness, and strangle a natural oath?