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I finished the counter using four one-by-eight fir planks that I sanded and sealed with two coats of marine-grade spar varnish and then buffed to a glossy shine.
Presently the bowman uttered a thrilling shout, for, through the turmoil of dashing spray, he saw the man clinging to a spar!
The canvas was torn from the yards, and spar after spar fell, until nothing but the masts remained.
We was a two decker with six guns on berth deck, an' five guns on spar deck.
On the third round the sail was pulled down and the spar housed, but it was too late in the day to pick up the first flight.
And logs were chained fast around the vessel so that no torpedo spar could reach her.
At the bow of this launch was a long spar, and at the end of this spar was a torpedo holding a hundred pounds of dynamite.
You are not allowed to touch the spar with your hands, hence the difficulty of holding a difficult position.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
Two gladiators armed with pillows sit astride a spar and try to knock each other off.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
She instinctively rose and, like a drowning man who clutches at a spar, she was about to ask his help.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE

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