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The first question we put to the captain was: “When do you weigh anchor?”
It would be well to go on board now, for at daybreak we weigh anchor.
THE BROOK KERITHGEORGE MOORE
All was embarked, and the "Bonadventure" was ready to weigh anchor and sail with the morning tide.
At daybreak on the next morning all hands were roused out to weigh anchor.
PETER THE WHALERW.H.G. KINGSTON
And the thing reached its climax, when at daylight on the last day, the signal was made to prepare to weigh anchor.
As the ship is about to weigh anchor, I have barely time to write a word for myself, and Mr Cadwallader.
At the moment when the sailors began to weigh anchor, Paul noticed that Mathias was making signals to him with his handkerchief.
THE MARRIAGE CONTRACTHONORE DE BALZAC
The Urano was to weigh anchor the next day at flood-tide in the afternoon.
THE JOY OF CAPTAIN RIBOTARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
The Macedonia was ordered to weigh anchor on the inner side of the other ships, and await orders.
Just as the Nadiejeda was about to weigh anchor, the Neva at last appeared.

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