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THE CASTAWAYS VII.

VI THE CASTAWAYS "This ship," growled Carter, the second officer, to Dr. Trendon, as they stood watching the growing smoke-column, "is a worse hot-bed of rumours than a down-east village.

When they recovered sufficiently from their astonishment at the spectacle, they ran down the hillside, and proposed to help the "castaways" to land.

The Castaway (by Daniel Defoe) 6.

2. Study, on the other hand, The Castaway (Appendix 5) for its judicious use of details.

Appendix 5 THE CASTAWAY (From Robinson Crusoe)

But it revealed drift on drift of snow piled high around the huta hopeless, uncharted, trackless sea of white lying below the rocky shores to which the castaways still clung.

THE CASTAWAY Obscurest night involved the sky, The Atlantic billows roared, When such a destined wretch as I, Washed headlong from on board, Of friends, of hope, of all bereft, His floating home forever left.

Some of the more daring among them, venturesome 'coons or 'possums perhaps, may even have invaded the precincts of the charmed circle, searching with their keen little noses for traces of castaway food; but, if so, their presence did not disturb the sleepers within that shelter.

The fishing schooner Stella B arrived in port to-day with two castaways, who had drifted for three days in an open boat in the stormy waters off Rockaway.

Come up here, ye castaway!

All night long the warring elements raged about the remaining castaways, who clung with the tenacity of despair to the wreck.

Since the art of navigation became known, there have been castaways in romance and reality without number.

In fact, the castaways lived as comfortably as the pioneers of Virginia.

The two sailors sprang from their seats, but the big American castaway had put his huge back against the cabin door, and he held a pistol in each of his hands.

But it revealed drift on drift of snow piled high around the hut,a hopeless, uncharted, trackless sea of white lying below the rocky shores to which the castaways still clung.

Every single article the castaway recovers from the hulk is "a joy for ever" to the man who reads of them.

In the German translation of Captain Salmon's "History of the Oriental Islands" (Altona, 1733), it is stated that: [Castaways from the Pelews.]

[Previous castaways.]

That same lady found on her mission a white girl; seeing a human soul adrift, regardless of color, she went, in company with some others, to that same mission with the poor castaway; to her the door was opened without delay and ready admittance granted.

The one episode in Loeben not found in any of Schreiber's Rheinsagen is the story of the castaway ring miraculously restored from the stomach of the fish.

And what is more significant, it contains two important events that are not found in any of the other versions of the saga: the scene with the wine-growers and the story of the castaway ring.

GEM *BOBBY BLAKE ON A CRUISE* OR THE CASTAWAYS OF VOL

The songs in which the words happened to be vigorous and true(such, for example, as Cowper's noble ballad called the "Castaway," and the "Loss of the Royal George,") were not set to music; but the powers of Shield, Davy, and others, were wasted on verses unworthy of their compositions.

The castaways were received generously, and were informed that a schooner was expected in a fortnight, which might carry them to some port on their way home.

The castaways left with her for Sydney, Australia, and from there reached San Francisco by the steamship Ventura, ten months after they had sailed away on the El Dorado.

The yellow masts and the bellying sails, the gray drawn face and the cracked lips of the castaway, her father's gaunt earnest features as he knelt to support the dying minister, De Catinat in his blue coat, already faded and weather-stained.

For a moment the castaways could almost have believed that it was his wraith, were wraiths ever seen in so homely an attitude, but the tones of his voice very soon showed that it was indeed he, and in no very Christian temper either.

A little clump of soldiers stood upon the poop going through the manual exercise, and it was from them that the call had come which had sounded so unexpectedly in the ears of the castaways.

And yet all aboard were so busy with their own concerns that the castaways were left very much to themselves.

He marked the raising of the black flag as the Gaston castaways, getting sorrily afloat one by one, cleared their decks for action.

When grown up, these castaways went to the land of their royal father and his brother, but Cherry was for a while employed in getting for Fairstar (1) The dancing water, which had the gift of imparting beauty; (2) The singing apple, which had the gift of imparting wit; and (3) The green bird, which could reveal all secrets.

The three castaways slept in the warm sand.

He says, 'You may be Christian men; you may have the means of grace; you may come to the Communion and use the means of grace; and yet you may become castaways.' St. Paul himself says, in the very verse before, 'I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest . . . .

I myself should be a castaway.'

What he was, he will not forget, he dare not forget, lest he should forget that the good which he does, he does notfor in him (that is, in his flesh, his own natural character), dwelleth no good thingbut Christ, who dwells in him; lest he should grow puffed up, careless, self-indulgent; lest he should neglect to subdue his evil passions; and so, after having preached to others, himself become a castaway.

Young men who went out to the colonies because they were ruined, were, to her thinking, the worst among the bad,men who drank and gambled and indulged in strange lives, mere castaways, the adopted of Satan.

But she was alive to her duty towards her daughter; and when she was told that the man was honest in his dealings, well-to-do in the world, a professing Christian who was constant in his parish church, she did not know how to maintain her opinion, that in spite of all this, he was an unregenerate castaway.

But I told her true, I was a stroller and an outcast man That hid there, like a famished castaway, For one more word, without a hope,a hope; Helpless to save her.

Although very hungry and rather weak they were in different case from that of European castaway sailors, in that all were inured to long periods of fasting, all had crossed the Sahara or the Sus, lived for days on a handful of dates, and had tightened the waist-string by way of a meal.

Here came water, rice, bread, sugar, flour, and perhaps meat, for poor castaways, and probably moneyfrom kindly lady-passengers, this last, for the ship was obviously a liner.

The great steamer approached, slowed down, and came to a standstill beside the boat of the starving castaways.

The hearts of the castaways were filled with contentment as their stomachs were filled with food, and so busily did they devote themselves to eating, drinking, and sleeping that they forgot all about Moussa Isa beneath the palm-mats.

" [Illustration: "'Tis good-by, Kincaid's Battery"] XXIX A CASTAWAY ROSE Gone to sleep the camp except its sentinels, and all Callender House save one soul.

Tom Swift and his flying boat; or, The castaways of the giant iceberg.

R82726, 28Aug51, Robert J. Casey (A) THE CASTAWAYS; operetta for women's voices.

R82059, 6Jul51, Harry Emerson Fosdick & Sherwood Eddy (A) <pb id='105.png' /> FOSTER, ALICE M. The castaways.

SEE The castaways.

SEE The castaways.

The castaways of the flag.

The castaways of the flag.

SEE Nixon, Eugene W. COZZENS, JAMES GOULD. Castaway.

Castaways of the stratosphere; or, Hunting the vanished balloonists, by Franklin W. Dixon, pseud. of Harriet S. Adams & Edna C. Squier.

Walt Coburn (A); 30Aug65; R366857. Missouri River gun castaways.

Castaway boats.

SLOCUM, RALPH. Castaway boats.

Castaway boats.

Robinson Carew-castaway.

Robinson Carew-castaway.

Tom Swift and his flying boat; or, The castaways of the giant iceberg.

R82726, 28Aug51, Robert J. Casey (A) THE CASTAWAYS; operetta for women's voices.

R82059, 6Jul51, Harry Emerson Fosdick & Sherwood Eddy (A) <pb id='105.png' /> FOSTER, ALICE M. The castaways.

SEE The castaways.

SEE The castaways.

The castaways of the flag.

The castaways of the flag.

SEE Nixon, Eugene W. COZZENS, JAMES GOULD. Castaway.

Castaways of the stratosphere; or, Hunting the vanished balloonists, by Franklin W. Dixon, pseud. of Harriet S. Adams & Edna C. Squier.

Walt Coburn (A); 30Aug65; R366857. Missouri River gun castaways.

JOYCE, ALFRED JOSHUA. Castaway boats.

Robinson Carew-castaway.

Robinson Carew-castaway.

A feeling of gloom settled down over the castaways.

Then, with sticks for knives and forks, the two castaways made a fairly good meal.

" CHAPTER XXI MORE ARRIVALS All interest in building a hut was temporarily forgotten as the four castaways watched the slow approach of the boat.

There were tins of ship's biscuits, some jars of jam and marmalade, plenty of canned beef, tongue and other meats, rice, flourin short, a bountiful supply for the small party of castaways.

Tired out with their day's work, and by the struggle with the sea, the castaways all slept soundly.

We're quite a party of castaways now.

The next day it rained, and the castaways put in rather a miserable existence.

He had grown almost used to life on the island, as had the other castaways.

The castaways turned their boat in the direction of the distant object.

" The castaways were thoroughly tired out, and that night all went to bed and slept soundly.

With the discovery of the tiny compass the hopes of the castaways revived.

The boat was floated without difficulty, and the castaways got aboard.

The wind shifted from point to point until the castaways did not know in which direction they were going, for there was no sun to guide them.

Then the castaways could see it contained four brown-skinned natives.

" The parched throats and swelling tongues of the castaways were soon relieved by a fairly cool drink from the filled skins in the native boat.

A little breeze had sprung up, and, guided by the natives, the castaways were soon at the island.

The natives treated them kindly, and the four who had saved the lives of the castaways by appearing in the nick of time felt well repaid by the present of a few trinkets which Bob and the sailors had in their pockets.

The plates were broad leaves, and for knives and forks the castaways used pointed sticks.

no one would have taken them for castaways and Crusoes.

Our class rowed so hard that we entirely lost sight of the Multiplicationers, and found indeed that we were out of sight of every thing; so that, at last, we did not know which was the way back, and thus we became castaways.

"Come on, Sam," shouted Jack, as the boys lugged the two dripping, sputtering castaways on board.

Standing erect, the three young castaways placed their hands funnel-wise to their mouths and roared out together: "Ship ahoy!

" "Who we both are?" retorted Lambert with obvious bitterness, "two poor castaways, who, but for the old woman would have been left to starve, and who have tried, therefore, to be a bit grateful to her, and to earn an honest livelihood.

Afterward I was disgusted with myself for kissing this castaway; but as I drove on, leaving her standing in the middle of the road looking after me, it almost seemed as if I were leaving a friend.

Day breaks, and a canoe propelled by a slender and pretty but dusky maiden approaches the castaway.

Rome, believe me, my friend, is like its own Monte Testaceo, Merely a marvellous mass of broken and castaway wine-pots.

Some castaways were promptly knocked on the head and eaten.

The Maori tribal law under which wrecks were confiscated and castaways plundered was, of course, intolerable.