1 Mrs. Merriwether was a tall, stout woman and so tightly corseted that her bust jutted forward like the prow of a ship.
2 Scarlett sat quietly on the stool fanning herself, not daring to look up, wishing Captain Butler back on the deck of his ship where he belonged.
3 She had to ship her treasures, but she wanted to bring them back in her arms.
4 Miss Sherwin's trying to repair the holes in this barnacle-covered ship of a town by keeping busy bailing out the water.
5 So we says, well, we'll get a truck and ship 'em right down to Minneapolis.'
6 With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.
7 He was trying his hand at a ship under full sail, but he didn't make much headway, I thought.
8 I seed her reported in the offing this morning; a three years' voyage, and a full ship.
9 At my first glimpse of the pulpit, it had not escaped me that however convenient for a ship, these joints in the present instance seemed unnecessary.
10 Its panelled front was in the likeness of a ship's bluff bows, and the Holy Bible rested on a projecting piece of scroll work, fashioned after a ship's fiddle-headed beak.
11 Yes, the world's a ship on its passage out, and not a voyage complete; and the pulpit is its prow.
12 He thinks that a ship made by men will carry him into countries where God does not reign, but only the Captains of this earth.
13 He skulks about the wharves of Joppa, and seeks a ship that's bound for Tarshish.
14 Then, in that contracted hole, sunk, too, beneath the ship's water-line, Jonah feels the heralding presentiment of that stifling hour, when the whale shall hold him in the smallest of his bowels' wards.
15 And now the time of tide has come; the ship casts off her cables; and from the deserted wharf the uncheered ship for Tarshish, all careening, glides to sea.