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There was a kind of everyone-swimming-to-the-last-lifeboat, and it turned out to not be the last lifeboat.
HOW DOES NEW YORK CITY KEEP REINVENTING ITSELF? (BONUS)KURT ANDERSENMARCH 21, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Within a short while, it became clear that he was, in fact, joining the Cruz family women and children in the closest available lifeboat.
CRUZ HAD MORE REPUBLICAN COVER TRYING TO UNDERMINE THE 2020 ELECTION THAN HE DID GOING ON VACATIONPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We’ve patched together a little lifeboat in this vast sea of students, spread over the world.
FIRST-YEAR FALL, OFF CAMPUSKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
We’ve patched together a little lifeboat in this vast sea of students, spread out over the world.
FIRST-YEAR FALL, OFF CAMPUSKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
So I’m riding out this storm in the lifeboat of my living group.
FIRST-YEAR FALL, OFF CAMPUSKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Often, far too often, all the force of lifeboat service on that coast is insufficient to meet the demands on it.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The drama, as far as the Gull-Light was concerned, ended that night with the disappearance of the tug and lifeboat.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
This is the east pier watch-house; the marine residence, if we may so express it, of the coxswain of the lifeboat and his men.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Without her powerful engines to tow it to windward of the wrecks the lifeboat would be much, very much, less useful than it is.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Slipping the cable once more, the lifeboat gallantly dashed into the thickest of the fight, and soon got within hail of the wreck.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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