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Brief as was this interchange of politenesses, it sufficed to knit together the souls of the seaman and the small boy.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
In the following December he returned to Manila disguised as a seaman, and stole ashore in the crowd of stevedore labourers.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He was a former British seaman, and he offered his services to the colonies at this time in an attempt to raise a naval force.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Once executed, the articles cannot be varied by a verbal agreement between master and seaman.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
So the days flew by, and the time came when sugar—the seaman's luxury in winter—began to run short.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
He tried the captain, but that worthy seaman was sleeping like a hog, and the cognac was running in slavers from his mouth.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
A spare mainyard was lashed out on deck, and Joe had noticed it with the seaman's quick eye when he came on board.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
I did the first office of a justice of Peace to examine a seaman thereupon, but could find no reason to commit him.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
The brave seaman fell, but he rose to his feet again, drew his sword, and called his men to board the Wasp.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
The able-bodied seaman goes to sea all his life, but he never gets any nearer navigating the ship—and he a white man.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN

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