plied the oars driving the galleys so furiously that they seemed to fly.
If the venture was successful the profit would be enormous, there would be a gain of fifty or sixty piastres each for the crew
Presently the crew
came up, and the goddess spoke encouragingly to each of them.
But Captain Phips and his crew
were troubled with no such thoughts as these.
We made a race of it, and I would never have believed that a common boat's crew
of a merchantman could keep up so much determined fierceness in the regular swing of their stroke.
Choice old water too, decanted into stout six-barrel-casks, and two pints of which is allowed every day to each soul on board; together with ample store of sea-bread, previously reduced to a state of petrifaction, with a view to preserve it either from decay or consumption in the ordinary mode, are likewise provided for the nourishment and gastronomic enjoyment of the crew
I have said it twice: That alone should encourage the crew
A fine ship was provided called the Tonquin, of two hundred and ninety tons burden, mounting ten guns, with a crew
of twenty men.
Harvey pounded despairingly at the bell, for he feared they might be sunk at any minute, and he jumped at Dan's hail as the crew
Her officers were swarthy bullies, hating and hated by their crew
The remaining members of the crew
, safe in Lord Greystoke's assurance that they would not be prosecuted for their share in the villainies of the two Russians, hastened with cheerful alacrity to their several duties.
Their gun crew
was off its guard; but they sprang to their piece now and sent a futile shell above our heads.