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Dick was at the wharf, one day last week, when one of the up river boats arrived.
The little crowd and the boats on the beach were right under them and no one paid any attention or seemed to be in a hurry.
U was an Usurer, a miserable elf; V was a Vintner, who drank all himself.
But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.
The kites soared, and the boats rushed swiftly over the calm and glittering sea.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Long after the boats had disappeared, the kites could still be seen among the gorgeous clouds.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
On the evening of September 17th he sent away his advance guard of two thousand men in eighty small boats.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
About the same time it was discovered that the boats had neither oars, nor rudders, nor supplies of food.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
At the foot of Belvedere and the little town of Tiburon were house-boats, in which people lived for eight months of the year.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Above the buildings of the opposite side of the street rose the spars of several fishing-boats; the creek finished at Rosewater.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON

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