1 Crowned with heavy lotus-blossoms you had sat on the prow of Adrian's barge, gazing across the green turbid Nile.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 9
2 Of barges, sailing colliers, and coasting-traders, there were perhaps, as many as now; but of steam-ships, great and small, not a tithe or a twentieth part so many.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter LIV
3 There were some boats and barges astrand in the mud, and these enabled us to come within a few yards of her without being seen.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
4 Towards noon whales were raised; but so soon as the ship sailed down to them, they turned and fled with swift precipitancy; a disordered flight, as of Cleopatra's barges from Actium.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
5 I see him lying now on his back under those dull-green waters, with the heavy barges floating over him and long weeds catching in his hair.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 19
6 The buildings in Carriage Row, across the river, in the Bazaar and the Povarskoy, as well as the barges on the Moskva River and the timber yards by the Dorogomilov Bridge, were all ablaze.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXIII