The midshipmen's course is six years--four at Annapolis, and two at sea.
The schoolmaster who looked after the education of the midshipmen was killed.
It consisted of ten men, the coxswain, the midshipmen, and Harry.
The lieutenant had been relieved by Harry, and he by the two midshipmen, in succession.
“Heave round,” also cried Sylvester, one of the midshipmen with him.
How could he face him with the account of the loss of the two midshipmen?
The midshipmen guessed rightly that it was a column of Russian infantry.
The midshipmen saw the other Arabs pointing them out to him.
Dangerous as was the position into which the midshipmen had got, they were ashamed to retreat.
The officer advised the midshipmen to go, as they could do no good where they were.