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If we leave Philippeville in the evening, we find ourselves next morning in the handsome roadstead of Bona.
By the seventh day the yacht was off the Palestine coast, and Joppa, seated on her cliffs, appeared over a foaming roadstead.
Coasting along the shore, they came at last to an open roadstead where they could debark.
He soon advanced abreast of her, and could get glimpses of her profile against the roadstead lights.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
Our first gift to you, as your galley came into the roadstead, was the head of your rival for the empire of the world.
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRAGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I knew the Balje was here a deep roadstead, where a vessel entering the Eastern Ems might very well anchor to ride out a fog.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
Many warships, and of all sizes, lay in the roadstead, but they did not see much of these vessels save their lights that evening.
Four hours later, they stood in and dropped head-sails and anchor in the outer roadstead of Monte Video.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
If the vessel was at anchor in a roadstead, he had to keep his two-hour anchor watch the same as the rest of the crew.
Outside in the roadstead the intermediate Elder Dempster boat was waiting the return of the doctor.

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