1 '"'My mission is done,' said this honest eunuch; 'I go to embark for Ceuta, and will take you to Italy.'
2 To embark in death is sometimes the means of escaping a shipwreck; and the lid of the coffin becomes a plank of safety.
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3 The whole population was on foot; drums were beating in the streets and in the port; the troops about to embark were marching toward the sea.
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4 Upon this, I told him that whaling was my own design, and informed him of my intention to sail out of Nantucket, as being the most promising port for an adventurous whaleman to embark from.
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5 And, to be frank with you, brother, I would not embark with you in this matter, even if I could hope to bring my bark to haven.
6 We embarked on board a galley of the country which was gilded like the great altar of St. Peter's at Rome.
7 The old philosopher, whose name was Martin, embarked then with Candide for Bordeaux.
8 They both embarked after having made their obeisance to his miserable Highness.
9 Milady therefore continued her voyage, and on the very day that Planchet embarked at Portsmouth for France, the messenger of his Eminence entered the port in triumph.
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10 In consequence I embarked for Oran, and went from thence to Constantine, where I arrived just in time to witness the raising of the siege.
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11 Without the loss of an instant, the carriage was placed on board and the two travellers embarked without delay.
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12 He proceeded towards the quay by the Rue Saint-Laurent, and advanced to the Consigne; it was the point where he had embarked.
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13 I found that the wind was northeast and must have driven me far from the coast from which I had embarked.
14 There was no boat off the point, nor any boat drawn up anywhere near it, nor were there any signs of the men having embarked there.
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15 They embarked; and so for ever got the start of their former captain, had he been at all minded to work them legal retribution.
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