Usage examples for boating

  1. On returning to the minister's dwelling, she found that Mr. Dyceworthy had not yet come back from his boating excursion. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  2. All the sportsmen of the college were invited, and everybody made as much noise as he could, especially one of the boating men, who went to the piano and banged out a song of triumph he had written, while we all tumbled into the chorus. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  3. Why are you two out ice- boating alone? – The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City by Laura Lee Hope
  4. I hope ye'll have a fine time at the seashore, with the fishing and boating and all the other sports. – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
  5. On arriving, however, the bay proved to be so rocky and dangerous that there was no boating across it, as he had confidently expected. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. Some rivers were better for boating than others for the reason that you got there quicker. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  7. In the second place, most of the boats and lighters seemed to be directed and handled by men who had had little experience in boating and no experience whatever in landing through heavy surf. – Campaigning in Cuba by George Kennan
  8. Orders are out for the usual drill to- morrow which now always consists of boating, landing, and climbing rope ladders swinging about in mid- air. – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  9. One day early in summer- the short summer of Connaught, which is glorious in June, and dissolves into windy mist and warm rain in the middle of July- Hyacinth was invited by Canon Beecher to join a boating party on the lake. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  10. When at Kittery Point the visitor may indulge in a variety of agreeable excursions by land or water; the means are always at hand for boating and driving, and there is no lack of pleasant rambles. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  11. All of your camping party have gone on a boating trip except yourself. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  12. I don't know much about boating, returned the man; but my gentleman said he thought I had better practise a bit, because he will want me to row him about of an evening. – Littlebourne Lock by F. Bayford Harrison
  13. In winters in which it froze over, there was ice skating, ice boating, and fishing through holes in the ice. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  14. After dinner she filled a canvas- bag with provisions for Adrian, who was going on a boating excursion with several friends, and then sat at the window in her chamber. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  15. And in the evening they together watched the twinkling lights of the clubhouse windows, and once they heard voices and laughter from somewhere on the river as though a boating party were making merry. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  16. In the afternoons you could go shopping, or fishing, or walking, or boating, or skating, or visiting, or you could take up a course of study, or read a good book, or go to the theatre, or take a nap, or work in your garden- anything you liked.... – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  17. But this sharp alternative of a well- known air had sent Macleod's thoughts flying away northward, to scenes far different from these flat shores, and to a sort of boating very different from this summer sailing. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  18. And he thought it due to Miss Marlay to ask her to make one of the boating- party. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  19. Though dead dogs down your fair stream are floating, Father Cam will their odours defy; Though Oxford may beat us in boating, Yet Cambridge will 'never say die! – Sagittulae, Random Verses by E. W. Bowling
  20. After spending a fortnight in New York, where, as always in cities, his health quickly flagged again, he went for the month of May into seaside quarters at Union House, Manasquan, on the New Jersey coast, for the sake of fresh air and boating. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang