TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEAMANLY»
The term «seamanly» is normally little used and occupies the 136.853
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEAMANLY»
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Then the guy said he thought it hadn't been very seamanlyof Henry to drop
anchor there in the first place, and that nowthe seamanly thing to do would be for
us to pull upanchor and move on. The guy was right,of course; he just blew itwith
The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers ...
(Peter Blood, responding to Don Miguel and his hard-line message from the
Spanish Admiral, Captain Blood: His Odyssey 196) is that seamanly behavior? [
be tharrt sea- manly be-'ay/haah/hayee-viarr?] Used in response to any
On Human Freedom: Being the Forwood Lectures on the ...
A skipper who threw his cargo overboard just for fun, in some freakish frolic,
would not be a seamanly fellow, though, if the action amused him, it could not be
said to be an instance of pure freedom of indifference. If in a storm the seamanly
Navy. Men's sizes 5 to13_ cruised. His boat is not his dog house. but a part of his
life Women's, 3 to 10. 9.50 he wants to share with his whole family. He wants us
all to love the water as he does, and to take pride in a seamanly performance as
The Marked Man: A Romance of the Great Lakes
"I've been calculating on going away," he said. Gustaf 's eyes widened. "You?
Going away? Where ?" "Lighthouse service," Norman answered. "It's a decent job
. A seamanly job." "Seamanly?" Gustaf repeated. He laughed with an ugly humor.
Dragonsinger: Harper Of Pern
... fish — to use a seamanly metaphor - to Domick's. Don't you judge your songs
against his standard! More people have already listened to your melodies and
liked them, than will ever hear Domick's, much less like them.' Menolly swallowed
For it was not only a piece of stout, seamanly, good feeling ; it was good policy
besides, and showed our enemies that we despised their cannonade. All through
the evening they kept thundering away. Ball after ball flew over or fell short, ...
Robert Louis Stevenson, 1884
Conrad's Models of Mind
We must, however, explore the texture and quality of this landlocked version of
the seamanly imperative. I am grateful to Mrs. Hay in The Political Novels of
Joseph Conrad for believing nearly the opposite of everything I feel the novel
I can't do that; they'd have the black spot on me by then. The lubbers is going
about to get the wind of me this blessed moment; lubbers as couldn't keep what
they got, and want to nail what is another's. Is that seamanly behaviour, now, I
Robert Louis Stevenson, 2013
Rule Britannia: the press-gang afloat and ashore
... that instead of piloting His Majesty's ships in a becoming seamanly manner, he
was for ever running them aground. Fortunately for the service, an error of this
description incapacitated him and made him fair game for the gangs, who lost no
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEAMANLY»
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Cruising the San Juan Islands, one winery at a time
I suddenly feel very seamanly. In what seems like eternity, but probably lasts less than three minutes, all 12 stories of the mainsail are unfurled and the hoisting ... «OregonLive.com, Sep 12»
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