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The stratagem worked, because the ships went about from one tack to the other without being seen by the Dutch.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Whereas Lessard had acted the martinet with MacRae, he took another tack and became the very essence of affability toward me.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The wind being unfavourable, we were obliged, during the night, to tack in the neighbourhood of Dover.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Berwick-on-Tweed lies partly in England and partly in Scotland, the river which runs through it forming the boundary line.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Louis the Goon Engel was a mere walk-on in the piece, a spear-carrier doomed to death.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It was evidently useless to try to get anything more out of the child on that tack.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON

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