Sentence Examples

  • The " fleets " with their quaint medieval warehouses, which come sheer down to the water, and are navigated by barges, have gained for Hamburg the name of " Northern Venice."
  • Above the town to Oldbridge; and barges of 50 tons burden can proceed 19 m.
  • The river at present begins to be navigable for barges at Ratibor, where it is about loo ft.
  • The superintendent of police, who had gone that morning by Count Rostopchin's orders to burn the barges and had in connection with that matter acquired a large sum of money which was at that moment in his pocket, on seeing a crowd bearing down upon him told his coachman to stop.
  • Wire cables were used in the erection, by which the members were lifted from barges and assembled, the operations being conducted from the side piers.

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