Sentence Examples

  • The crew was supposed to consist of fifty, agreeing in number with the fifty oars of the "Argo," so called from its builder Argos, the son of Phrixus, or from apryos (swift).
  • "Well, I can make some oars," said Robert; "but I think there ought to be still another and a better way.
  • The paintings on the vases show boats driven by oars and sails rudely figured, and the boats bear emblematic standards or ensigns.
  • According to William's version, Sceaf was found, as an infant, alone in a boat without oars, which had drifted to the island of " Scandza."
  • One might as well attempt to steer a boat carried along by currents of water in the absence of oars, sails and wind, as to steer a balloon carried along by currents of air.

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