A waggon locked wheels for a moment and ripped a long splinter from the chaise.
A mile from Edgware the rim of the wheel broke, and the machine became unridable.
One of the men desisted and turned towards him, and my brother, realising from his an- tagonist's face that a fight was unavoidable, and being an expert boxer, went into him forthwith and sent him down against the wheel of the chaise.
Rien ne va plus," proclaimed the croupier as once more he invited the company to stake, and prepared to turn the wheel.
The wheel whirled around and around, with the Grandmother simply quaking as she watched its revolutions.
Then he moved in his bonds, and his furious exertions made the ancient wheel
of the pillory shriek on its axle.
And as this idea of fulfilling Wolf Larsen's order persisted in my dazed consciousness, I seemed to see him standing at the wheel in the midst of the wild welter, pitting his will against the will of the storm and defying it.
And having commanded, he went aft with his peculiar tigerish leaps to the wheel.
And then the wheel would reappear, and Wolf Larsen's broad shoulders, his hands gripping the spokes and holding the schooner to the course of his will, himself an earth-god, dominating the storm, flinging its descending waters from him and riding it to his own ends.
And when he put the wheel hard over and the Ghost's bow swung off, there was nothing for the hunters to do but obey and make the best of a risky chance.
In lieu of spokes, the GeoOrbital wheel
is built with a triangular housing with three wheels
located against the rim.
moving power : necessary parts <the wheels