1 In those days, the captain's authority was restricted to the navigation and general management of the vessel; while over the whale-hunting department and all its concerns, the Specksnyder or Chief Harpooneer reigned supreme.
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2 Notwithstanding the Hurons were necessarily ignorant of the little channels among the eddies and rapids of the stream, they knew the common signs of such a navigation too well to commit any material blunder.
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3 The author shows his skill in navigation.
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4 It was the farthest point of navigation and the culminating point of my experience.
5 He forgot the necessary slowness of navigation; he exaggerated to himself the power of Milady.
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6 And when they come to look at that spare room they had to take soundings before they could navigate it.
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7 Two of the men from Jacopo's boat came on board the yacht to assist in navigating it, and he gave orders that she should be steered direct to Marseilles.
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8 At one corner of the inn, beside a pool in which a flotilla of ducks was navigating, a badly paved path plunged into the bushes.
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9 One or two stiff gales and the springing of a leak are accidents which experienced navigators scarcely remember to record, and I shall be well content if nothing worse happen to us during our voyage.
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10 He reminds me how often the same accidents have happened to other navigators who have attempted this sea, and in spite of myself, he fills me with cheerful auguries.
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11 That's my small experience, so far as the Massachusetts calendar, and Bowditch's navigator, and Daboll's arithmetic go.
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12 Now of these two, the Pruth is the more easily navigated, but the Sereth is, at Fundu, joined by the Bistritza which runs up round the Borgo Pass.