The flat was accordingly pushed off
, scraping roughly over an old embedded stake in the process.
The old man and his slaves pushed off
in a boat directly the ship touched land, and walked quickly towards the entrance to the underground chamber; but when they were near enough to see that the earth had been disturbed, they paused and changed colour.
It was not till Tom had pushed off
and they were on the wide water,--he face to face with Maggie,--that the full meaning of what had happened rushed upon his mind.
It must have been pushed off
, then," he rejoined in the same tone.
So saying, swinging to and fro, like a monkey, and still chuckling, he pushed off
and soon disappeared in the darkness of the lake.
Sometimes, when I pushed off
my boat in the morning, I disturbed a great mud-turtle which had secreted himself under the boat in the night.
And sitting still, with his hat pushed off
his forehead, he thought that it was just like Heat's confounded cheek to carry off quietly the only piece of material evidence.
There he stood working at his anvil, his face all radiant with exercise and gladness, his sleeves turned up, his wig pushed off
his shining forehead--the easiest, freest, happiest man in all the world.
Tents, lunch, and croquet utensils having been sent on beforehand, the party was soon embarked, and the two boats pushed off
together, leaving Mr.
Night had sunk on rushes and river by the time they had pushed off
from the island, and they went down-stream in the dark, warming themselves with two big cigars that glowed like crimson ships' lanterns.
When they dropped overside and pushed off
into a drizzle of rain and a lop of sea, it occurred to them that they might get into trouble for neglecting the lines.
My least solitary moments were those in which I pushed off
in my boat, at evening, towards the centre of the lake; it seemed to me that the sky, and the glowing mountain-tops, and the wide blue water, surrounded me with a cherishing love such as no human face had shed on me since my mother's love had vanished out of my life.