But, as you are fond of games of chance, I advise you never to punt.
Muscle was needed for the punt; nothing but wit could save the schooner.
He leaped from the deck of the Black Eagle into his own punt in a greater rage than ever.
With that the fisherman turned his punt about and made off for the shore.
They reached the bank and walked across the punt into the house-boat.
At a short distance from the shore the punt was floating on the still waters.
The water is too rough, and he will not be able to manage the punt by himself.
A piece of drift timber and a punt is much the same to their eyes.
In five minutes he had her ashore, but the punt sunk in shallow water.
Now, at his second trial, he dropped the noose right across the punt.