I recollect distinctly saying to myself, "Cesar must go down, of course," and then, as I was scrambling on all fours, the swinging tiller
I had let go caught me a crack under the ear, and knocked me over senseless.
He conquered a mad desire to let go sheet and tiller
and to clasp her in his arms.
I put the tiller
up, filled away before it, and with dizzy eyes checked and steadied the boat on her course and waved farewell.
George was the veriest of landlubbers, so I was forced to give over bailing and take the tiller. The wind was blowing directly off Point Pedro and the high mountains behind, and because of this was squally and uncertain, half the time bellying the canvas out and the other half flapping it idly.
I hauled in the main-sheet a foot or two, took a turn with it, and bracing my feet, put my back against the tiller. This left me one hand for the sheet and one for the revolver.
"And another man to the tiller
," cried the master-shipman.
They steered as straight as human hand could guide a tiller
, for Fentolin's light!
Scorning a turnstile wheel at her reverend helm, she sported there a tiller
; and that tiller
was in one mass, curiously carved from the long narrow lower jaw of her hereditary foe.
'What the deuce are you doing with that tiller?' he inquired.
'My gentle somnambulist,' said Mr Mifflin, aggrieved, 'I was doing nothing with this tiller. We will now form a commission to inquire into what you were doing with that sheet.
The man at the wheel never vexed the old lady with any superfluous steering, but comfortably adjusting his limbs at the tiller
, would doze away by the hour.
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