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The sailors sometimes use it to fry their meat, for want of butter, and find it agreeable enough.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
The sailors were all in amazement, and asked me a thousand questions, which I had no inclination to answer.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The sailors had hoped they would be able to shield the Southern point of the Peninsula by interposing their ships but they can't.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Since they have the authority, they send the best sailors that we have here in those ships.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
It was principally confined to the lower classes, and was common among soldiers and sailors.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The ship was not large and was insufficiently equipped; the sailors were mostly heretics.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
But he was rescued by the efforts of the sailors, who threw him a rope by which he saved himself.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
When the sailors are employed in shifting the sails, great care must be taken to avoid injury by the falling of any of the ropes.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
We now caught the trade wind, that blows from the east, and is anxiously desired by all sailors.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The sailors would just as soon I had left out that remark about the enemy being bucked up by the retreat of our battleships.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON

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