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" Hold hard!" said one of the sailors, who had far more presence of mind. "Fend her off! If we drift under the cutter she'll stave through us. Now cut away... "
Sorrow on the sea: being an account of the loss of the steam-ship 'Amazon ... - Page 31
by Sorrow - 1852
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 21

Shipping - 1852
...cut away. "Hold hard,1' said one of the sailors, who had far more presence of mind. " Fend her off 1 If we drift under the cutter, she'll stave through us. Now cut awaj," said he, and we drifted clear, the doomed ship rushing madly forward, the sport of the combined...
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The North American Miscellany and Dollar Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1852
...she reached the water, and as the other man at the fore-tackle did the same, I gave the word to put away. "Hold hard!" said one of the sailors, who had...us. Now cut away," said he, and we drifted clear, the doomed ship rushing madly forward, the sport of the combined fury of three elements, so sadly alluded...
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The lost steamer: a history of the Amazon

Amazon ship - 1852
...reached the water, and the men had lowered themselves into her, Mr. Neilson gave directions to cut her away. ' Hold hard ! ' said one of the sailors, who...presence of mind. ' Fend her off! if we drift under the pinnace, she'll stave us through.' The precaution was timely. ' Now cut away,' said he ; and they drifted...
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The North American Miscellany and Dollar Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1852
...she reached the water, and as the other man at the fore-tackle did the same, I gave the word to put away. " Hold hard ! " said one of the sailors, who had far more presence of mind. Tend her off! If we drift under the cutter she'll stave through us. Now cut away," said he, and we...
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