"I ain't skeered ef Honey'll go with me," returned the boy doubtfully, as he interrogated the twilit spaces beyond the open cabin door.
On one of these vessels, called the "Mary Jane," was a cabin boy, who was a friend of the Morris boys, and often brought them presents.
She was well on her way before a light here and there in a cabin window showed that, Sunday morning as it was, the earliest risers were beginning to stir.
It was some ten minutes before he returned, followed by two men who bore between them a heavy bronze chest which they placed upon the cabin floor.
First a long, straight shaft of white light shot straight up through the cabin roof to a great height.
Captain Selover was lying dead drunk across the cabin table.
echoed the captain, who perceived none of the requisites of a cabin-passenger in the other--"Oh!
The wreaths already blew out far to leeward, flames already glittered in the cabin skylight; and the sea-fowl were scattered in surprise as wide as the lagoon.
The contrast of the starry night with the glare of the cabin lamp dazzled my eyes.
She moved away from the door of the first cabin companion.
When I took the boat at Erie, it being rainy and somewhat disagreeable, I took a cabin passage, to which the captain had not the least objection.
It should have been done (under this regime) by the Little Cabin men, but it seldom was.
"Who put out the cabin light, Senor?"
There being still some light, we then went forth on the mole, and there we quickly spied the White Moon, which, though a small craft, looked very clean, and with a fair cabin house, built up in the Moorish fashion upon the stern.
Who took his place I never knew, but a stout fighter the lad was, wielding his cutlass viciously, so that we held them, with dead men littering every step to the cabin deck.
The Span of Cabin John Bridge.
CHAPTER XII THE TAPS ON THE CABIN WALL Once more they were inside the cabin.
The bows had caught, seemingly jammed in between rocks, the stern sunk deep, with cabin port holes barely above reach of the waves.
The four cabin places were taken by Count B--, myself, and two young people who hoped to make their fortune sooner in the Brazils than in Europe.
He passed his time in devising schemes of vengeance, and when Captain Hardy, relenting, offered him a cabin aft, he sent back such a message of refusal that the steward spent half an hour preparing a paraphrase.
We'll find it presently, in this mass of books in my cabin trunk.
The water was soon slushing merrily over the deck, while the smoke pouring from the cabin stove carried a promise of good things to come.
The vessel had been driven into the northwest by a succession of storms, and lack of provisions had weakened the crew, cholera broke out among them the third day at sea, the first victim being the cabin steward.
In absolute terror I drew her with me to the open door--then stopped, paralyzed; the half revealed figure of a man appeared on the cabin stairs.
The deck of the Snipe was empty, but I could 'ear Uncle Dick down in the cabin singing; and, arter listening for a few seconds to make sure that it was singing, I went back and beckoned to 'Arry.
We were all sitting around in the two cabin rooms and believe me, it was some giggling match.
Men who had witnessed his advent, noted that he was weak and tottery, and that he staggered over to a heap of cabin-logs and sat down.
A mile wide here, twenty mile away between Funeral Slue and Cabin Hill she's a good thirty mile wide--one cracking big triangle of the best grass in the territory.
In pursuance of the benevolent design of the Trustees, Oglethorpe engaged in this expedition entirely at his own expense; furnished his own cabin-fare, on board; and was constantly attentive, during the whole voyage, to the situation and comfort of the passengers.
SEE Sinclair, Bertha (Muzzy) BOWLUS, RUTH J. Log cabin days in Indiana.
Abiquiu, Ancient cemetery of 111 Acaxers and Yaquis, cairn burial 143 "Adjedatig" 197 Aerial burial in canoes, Chinooks 171 ---- sepulture, 152 Alaric's burial 181 Alaska cave burial 129 Alaskan mummies 134, 135 Alden, E. H., Scaffold burial 161 Aleutian Islanders, embalmment 135, 136 Algonkins, Burial fires of the 198 Alibamans, Aquatic burial of suicides by 180 Allen, Miss A. J., Burial sacrifice 189 Ancient burial customs of barbaric tribes 152 ---- cemetery of Abiquiu 111 ---- nations, Tree burial of 165, 166 Ancients, Curious mourning observances 165, 166 Antiquity of cremation 143 Apingi burial 125, 126 Aquatic burial, Alibamans, of suicides 180 ---- Cherokees 180 ---- Chinooks 180 ---- Gosh-Utes 181 ---- Hyperboreans 180 ---- Ichthyophagi 180 ---- Itzas 180 ---- Kavague 180 ---- Lotophagians 180 ---- Obongo 180 Ascena or Timber Indians 103 Atwater, Caleb, Burial mounds 117 Australian scaffold burial 167 Aztecs and Taracos, Burial sacrifice 190 Baldwin, C. C., Pottawatomie surface burial 141 Balearic Islanders, Cairn burial 143 Bancroft, H. H., Burial sacrifice 190 ----, Canoe burial in ground 112 ----, Costa Rica hut burial 154 ----, Doracho cist burial 115 ----, Esquimaux burial boxes 155 ----, Mourning, Central Americans 185 ----, Pima burial 98 ----, Superstitions regarding dead 201 Barbaric tribes, Ancient burial customs of 152 Barber, E. A., Burial urns 138 ----, Partial cremation 151 Bari of Africa, burial 125 Bartram, John, Cabin burial 122 ----, Choctaw ossuary 120 ----, Partial scaffold burial 169 Bechuana burial 126 Beckwourth, James, Crow mourning 183 Beechey, Capt.
We have got forty thousand silver dollars nailed up in boxes and stowed away under some of the boxes just forward of the cabin bulkhead, but Mr. Defoe didn't suspect that any body would have thought of looking for it there."
From one British Red Cross Driver I got a large box of Cabin biscuits, which I distributed among our men, some of whom were ravenously hungry.
The camp fire boys at Log Cabin Bend; or, Four Chums afoot in the tall timber.
"He gave me a little punch in the ribs, playfullike, and, arter telling me I was worth my weight in gold-dust, went back to the cabin agin.
I spoke of the purple martins which were flying back and forth over the field with many cheerful noises, and of the calabashes that hung from a tall pole in one corner of the cabin yard, for their accommodation.
THE TAPS ON THE CABIN WALL XIII.
"Yea, my little maid, there is a brave lot of holly berries for thee to dress the cabin withal.
Dat cracks 'e cabin winders!"
Next spring the cavalcade crossed the five hundred miles of wilderness in six weeks, and reached the log cabin village of Tuscaloosa, where Gideon built a house.
It did him good to sight the big chimney, and still more to see the big Colonel putting on his snow-shoes near the bottom of the hill, where the cabin trail met the river trail.
In the most unsophisticated manner I said, "You have made a mistake; I asked you for cabin tickets.
An hour afterwards the two wanderers were seated at a comfortable breakfast in the cabin of the Dolphin, relating their adventures to the captain and mates, and, although unwittingly, to Mivins, who generally managed so to place himself, while engaged in the mysterious operations of his little pantry, that most of the cabin talk reached his ear, and travelled thence through his mouth to the forecastle.
Dis ole cabin suits me mon'sus well!'
Both lads were in their cabin studying, when an orderly announced that Captain Raleigh desired their presence.
The cabin stores were quite accessible; and a bag of pilot-bread, another of that peculiarly American invention, called crackers--some smoked beef, a case of liquors, and two breakers of water, formed my principal stock.
I begged permission to seat myself on the cabin steps, which I received; but, after a few minutes, an order came from the commandant to take me under cover.
But before the harbour lights had faded behind us a sympathetic mariner supported her limp form--the feathers of her incongruous hat drooping in unison with their owner--down the swaying cabin staircase and deposited her on a couch.
Above, high on log-cabin staging, windlasses.
Every Whig wore a Harrison and Tyler badge, and knew by heart all the songs in the Log Cabin Songster.