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The door banged shut behind him and I heard him at the foot of the stairs roaring "Ho-ho-there-ho!"
He watched her, saw the little body heave down its entire length, noted the small convulsive movements of it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The men did “hold on” most powerfully; they did more, they hauled upon the rope, hand over hand, to a “Yo-heave-ho!”
The man roared furiously, and gave a convulsive heave that almost upset myself and the big chair, and disengaged the key!
No man on board knew when the sea might come which would heave her down, and they watched grimly as the gallant craft tore on.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
She tole him dey wuz ho'ses in de paster an' dat de Yankee camp wuz over near Laurinburg or somewhare like dat.
Nobody ain't seed dat boy since, but somehow dat ho'se come back an' in his mane wuz er piece of paper.
The sailors who had been lounging about the deck sprang up and looked eagerly across the waves, as the cheerful "Sail-ho!"
Not another man stood on his feet, but the deck was strewn with the dead, whose bodies rolled about at every heave of the waves.
She slipped her arms about his neck, and he felt her breast shaken with the heave of agitated breaths.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON

WORDS RELATED TO HEAVE-HO

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