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It occurred to him presently that he could steer as well as propel his float with his feet.
THE BORDER WATCHJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
This is an electric light, and the batteries used to propel the boat can be used for the light.
BOYS' BOOK OF MODEL BOATSRAYMOND FRANCIS YATES
Being a man much moved to write, he comes to be so sensitive that even a puff of wind will propel him into an essay.
Hence they were useless in low water, very hard to propel against the current, and their carrying capacity was greatly reduced.
She laughed in a high, not unmusical key, and suddenly dipping her oars, began to propel the boat swiftly through the water.
A MAID OF THE KENTUCKY HILLSEDWIN CARLILE LITSEY
Now Hazel sprang into the water and swam to them as fast as she knew how to propel herself.
"As gude as a better," quoth the orphan boy, and bade Bulger propel the tiny sphere in the direction of a neighbouring rivulet.
Beyond this size they begin to look out of proportion and they are more difficult to propel.
BOYS' BOOK OF MODEL BOATSRAYMOND FRANCIS YATES
A rope attached to the platform, and fastened to a crank below the stage, will propel the Goddess to her position.
The system can no more be complete without it, than a steamship without the engines that are to propel her.

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