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  • The English, who constituted the centre and rear, stood out on the starboard tack.
  • The " Otranto " asked if she was to keep out of range, and not getting a clear reply drew out of line on the " Glasgow's " starboard quarter, a potent reminder that a ship that has no guns to fight and no speed to run away is a delusion and a snare.
  • She had sheered off to starboard about 7:15 P.M., and the " Glasgow," which continued to follow in the wake of the " Good Hope," had to ease down to avoid masking her fire.
  • Starboard gangway, there! side away to larboard--larboard gangway to starboard!
  • He dropped and fell away from himself for a moment; then lifting his face to them again, showed a deep joy in his eyes, as he cried out with a heavenly enthusiasm,--But oh! shipmates! on the starboard hand of every woe, there is a sure delight; and higher the top of that delight, than the bottom of the woe is deep.

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