I took down this dwelling the same morning, drawing the nails, and removed it to the pond-side by small cartloads, spreading the boards
on the grass there to bleach and warp back again in the sun.
When I had done this, I blocked up the door of the tent with some boards
within, and an empty chest set up on end without; and spreading one of the beds upon the ground, laying my two pistols just at my head, and my gun at length by me, I went to bed for the first time, and slept very quietly all night, for I was very weary and heavy; for the night before I had slept little, and had laboured very hard all day to fetch all those things from the ship, and to get them on shore.
As our fate was now determined, and we were both on board
, actually bound to Virginia, in the despicable quality of transported convicts destined to be sold for slaves, I for five years, and he under bonds and security not to return to England any more, as long as he lived, he was very much dejected and cast down; the mortification of being brought on board
, as he was, like a prisoner, piqued him very much, since it was first told him he should transport himself, and so that he might go as a gentleman at liberty.
From two days to a week saw the end of their money and saw them being carted by the boarding-house masters on board
As soon as the vessel discovered the galleys she went about with the object and in the hope of making her escape by her speed; but the attempt failed, for the chief galley was one of the fastest vessels afloat, and overhauled her so rapidly that they on board
the brigantine saw clearly there was no possibility of escaping, and the rais therefore would have had them drop their oars and give themselves up so as not to provoke the captain in command of our galleys to anger.
I leave you to judge how eyes were used on board
the Abraham Lincoln.
He finished the gin-and-water, and added, 'Oliver being now too old to remain here, the board
have determined to have him back into the house.
Nor did the clerks stand much higher in his good graces; indeed, he seems to have regarded all the landsmen on board
his ship as a kind of Iive lumber, continually in the way.
It is rather from feeling how impossible it is, with all one's efforts, and all one's sacrifices, to make the accommodations on board
such as women ought to have.
We were at this time in the road at Bengal; and being willing to see the place, I went on shore with the supercargo in the ship's boat to divert myself; and towards evening was preparing to go on board
, when one of the men came to me, and told me he would not have me trouble myself to come down to the boat, for they had orders not to carry me on board
I've arrested more than one of these gentlemen in my time, and, if my thief is on board
, I'll answer for it; he'll not slip through my fingers.
When it came to liberties, delicious, wanton liberties, Jerry alone of all on board
could take them with the man and woman, and, on the other hand, they were the only two to whom he permitted liberties.